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Are you truly a COVID-19 virgin?

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Maybe …or maybe not. Recent studies suggest that many people are unaware of their past COVID-19 infections. A Canadian study found that, in people with antibodies showing previous infection, roughly half of them thought they were COVID-19 virgins. This study used blood samples from roughly 15,000 Canadian adults surveyed across the country from April 2022

Las pruebas de COVID-19 en casa siguen siendo una de las mejores herramientas para prevenir la propagación del virus. Vea información actualizada sobre cuándo hacerse una prueba en casa y qué hacer con el resultado

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¿Las pruebas rápidas de antígeno detectan las últimas variantes de COVID-19?

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Las pruebas rápidas de detección de antígenos pueden detectar las últimas variantes de COVID-19, pero su rendimiento puede ser más débil que con las cepas originales de SARS-CoV-2. Muchos factores, como la variante vírica, la marca de la prueba y la cantidad de virus presente en el hisopo, influyen en la eficacia de las pruebas

Is it OK to use Flonase, allergy sprays, saline mist, or Neti pots before I take a COVID-19 rapid test or will it change my results?

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Great question from Leah!* The answer: Yes, it is OK! We don’t have evidence that using nose sprays or Neti pots will change your COVID-19 rapid test results! TL; DR: The SARS CoV-2 rapid antigen tests (aka COVID-19 rapid tests) become positive if they find a lot of the protein that that comes from SARS

Dear Pandemic Live Q&A 01-18-23

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Those Nerdy Girls deliver a New Year’s message from our CEO Dr. Ashley Ritter and also share advice on staying healthy during the tripledemic, including testing, masking, and more. Hosted by Those Nerdy Girls with: – Ashley Ritter, APRN, PhD:TNG CEO & Founding Member – Chana Davis, PhD: TNG Contributing Writer & Founder at Fueled

Does getting COVID-19 rapid tests covered by your insurance require you to pay out-of-pocket and then get reimbursed?

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Not always! In many cases you can walk into a pharmacy, provide your insurance card, and walk out with 8 free tests! No paperwork or reimbursement required. If you have health insurance in the U.S. (via your employer, Medicare Part B, Medicaid, or the Affordable Care Act marketplace) **EACH PERSON** in your family covered on


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Starting *today*, U.S. households can order 4 *FREE* rapid tests!!! The steps are easy: 🌟 Visit https://www.covid.gov/tests 🌟 Enter your name and address (and email if you want shipping notifications) 🌟 Tests will start shipping next week Order now to get tests you can use before holiday and new year’s gatherings! 🎉🎉🎉 P.S. If you