Protecting Yourself Against the New COVID-19 Variant
This month, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the newest COVID-19 variant, known as XBB.1.5, is the most transmissible subvariant we’ve seen so far. Mehul Suthar, who studies emerging viral infections at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta,
What to Know About the New COVID-19 Omicron Boosters
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach understand that many people are a bit confused about the new COVID-19 booster shots, which include coverage for the omicron subvariants. So we want to answer some of your questions here. Q. How is
Polio Is Back—Do You Need Another Vaccination?
The first case of polio in the U.S. in nearly 10 years detected in a New York City suburb this summer has raised alarms among public health officials. Ever since the news broke, our primary care doctors in Delray Beach
FDA Authorizes New Vaccine as COVID-19 Surges Again
You may be tired of hearing our primary care doctors in Delray Beach tell you that the latest version of the COVID-19 virus is the worst one ever, but that is actually the case with the current omicron subvariant, BA.5.
The Pros and Cons of Rapid COVID-19 Tests
When will the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus be gone? Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach wish we knew the answer to that. What we do know is that it’s still circulating among us, especially here in South Florida. According to the latest
Why Older Americans Are Dying Despite Vaccines
The unfortunate headline in The Washington Post last month was alarming: “COVID deaths no longer overwhelmingly among unvaccinated.” The paper went on to report that “Nearly two-thirds of people who died during the omicron surge were [age] 75 and older.” Since then, our
Do You Need a Second COVID-19 Booster?
Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a second booster dose for some Americans. Ever since then our primary care doctors in Delray Beach have been getting calls from our patients wondering whether they should get one. It
More Lingering Effects from COVID-19 Emerging
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach are beginning to hear from some of our patients that they are still experiencing distressing symptoms after recovery from COVID-19. Some people are skeptical that there is such a thing as “long-haul COVID,”
Latest Findings on the Omicron Variant
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach have been learning more about the omicron variant, so we want to share with you what we’ve learned to date. Two weeks ago, Florida reported 75,962 new COVID-19 cases, the largest single-day increase since
Holiday Gatherings In the Age of the Omicron Variant
Our primary care doctors in Delray Beach want to say right up front that, when it comes to the omicron variant of the coronavirus, we still don’t know much for sure, and likely won’t for at least another few weeks.