In response to the highly contagious Delta variant and with COVID-19 cases increasing once again, President Joe Biden has announced a vaccine mandate for businesses. Biden has recruited the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to specify the rules.What is Biden’s COVID vaccine ... Continue Reading
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COVID-Resistant Super Humans – Are They Real?
COVID-resistant super humans are indeed real. While they are only a very small sample of the population, at least so far, their immune responses to the coronavirus are providing hope to scientists. These super resisters are leading the way to new ideas for treating and possibly preventing COVID-19.COVID Immunity
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Flu is on the Rebound – Are you Ready?
While the world has been heavily focused on COVID-19, flu has disappeared from public view. But it will rebound this year. The flu continues to be a serious threat to public health.The impact of last flu season
Flu activity throughout the 2020-2021 flu season was abnormally low. In turn, the U.S. reported ... Continue Reading
What has COVID-19 Taught us About the Flu?
COVID-19 has taught us many things, from complex scientific breakthroughs to more simplistic life lessons. But it has also taught us about how we can better protect ourselves from other illnesses. These are lessons that we should now apply during the upcoming flu season.
The CDC reports that influenza is still the ... Continue Reading
Protect Against Employee Burnout with a COVID-19 Strategy
Stress is costing US companies billions of dollars each year. The American Psychology Association reports that Americans are suffering considerably higher levels of stress than ever before thanks to the fear and uncertainty caused by the pandemic. This chronic stress is resulting in a serious mental health crisis called ... Continue Reading
Take One for the Team and Get Tested for COVID-19
How would you feel if you were the reason the Super Bowl got cancelled? Sounds extreme, but it’s not impossible.Exposure to COVID-19: The Scenario
You work in a hotel at the front desk. You’ve got COVID-19 but you’re asymptomatic, so you don’t know that you’re infected. During a typical work day, you touch just ... Continue Reading