Some experts say that wearing two masks may be more effective against the coronavirus. News4's Doreen Getzler reports on the debate.
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Covid-19 vaccine distribution is creating complications and confusion across the region, but D.C.-area health care leaders and industry veterans say the local business community can help.
In developing the COVID-19 vaccine, science was not skipped, slighted or ignored. It is clear upon review of both vaccines that they are safe and effective. Many scientific reviews confirm this.
Navigating the process can be complicated and usually means visiting several websites, with each requiring its own registration.
Gov. Ralph Northam said he was ordering the health department to build a single place for vaccine appointments, and also extending restrictions through February.
A group of D.C. government leaders and medical experts took part in an online forum to further encourage people of color to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to dispel any myths about its safety.
According to the CDC, more than 81,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States from May 2019 to May 2020. That is the highest recorded number in a year’s span.
The coronavirus pandemic rages on with new questions about what's safe and what to avoid. News$ asked three local doctors to weigh in on the risks, and there's on thing on which they all agree.
We still have to exercise caution when we’re visiting elderly relatives or grandparents,” said Dr. Mona Gahunia, an infectious disease doctor leading the Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 vaccination plans.
From shopping to indoor dining and travel, local health experts weigh in on what you can do and what to skip.
Instead of focusing on a return to “business as usual,” employers should consider how the workforce must change for good
Mental health experts at Kaiser Permanente have noticed increased alcohol use for several reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The goal: Improve cognitive functioning and reduce stress.