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Hilary Brueck is a senior health and science reporter at Insider where she focuses on public health and human performance

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215 Articles
about 2 months ago
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A new, stealthy COVID variant is spreading fast, spooking scientists and the markets

XBB, a new version of Omicron, is evading immunity in Asia. Experts say strategic masking will help as COVID infectio...

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2 months ago
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Yes, it's time to get your COVID booster — just look at these charts

Cases and hospitalizations are rising in Europe, and the US will likely be next. The new boosters fight against the v...

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2 months ago
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Fauci says the Chinese government is 'probably' hiding something about the origins of COVID, but ...

Fauci says he's "keeping a completely open mind" about the origins of COVID-19, but he wishes he had more information...

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3 months ago
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Fauci says 400 US deaths a day is 'not an acceptable number' despite President Biden declaring th...

Dr. Anthony Fauci is adding a critical footnote to Biden's "pandemic is over" comment. Declaring the pandemic over is...

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3 months ago
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Time to get your Omicron booster shot. Here's everything you need to know about the 2 vaccines of...

Updated COVID-19 booster shots are available now. Learn when to get yours, and which vaccine to pick.

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4 months ago
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Blistering CDC report says the agency cannot go on like this — it's too slow, not diverse, and no...

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky is bringing in an outside executive to radically overhaul the nation's public health a...

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4 months ago
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It's not just brain fog: Vertigo, hair loss, and lagging sex drive are also long COVID symptoms

You've probably heard that fatigue and brain fog can be signs of long COVID, but hair loss, vertigo, and a lagging li...

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5 months ago
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People are comparing BA.5 symptoms to meningitis, but COVID experts say they're very different

Some people have complained of stiff necks, comparing COVID to meningitis. We asked two experts what the differences ...

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5 months ago
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Vomiting is a tell-tale sign of BA.5 COVID infection in kids, a pediatrician says. Here are the o...

While the top COVID symptoms in adults remain sore throats, headaches, and congestion, signs of infection in kids can...

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5 months ago
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How worried should I be about BA.5, on a scale of 1 to 10? We asked 4 leading COVID experts for t...

The BA.5 subvariant of Omicron is reinfecting at record clip. We asked public health experts to rate how concerned we...

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5 months ago
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2 more gene-edited pig hearts were just successfully transplanted into humans — an early sign tha...

Two humans received pig hearts at NYU this summer. Both patients were already brain-dead and on ventilators, but the ...

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5 months ago
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6 COVID experts explain why Omicron BA.5 is such a concern, and what they're doing to avoid it

BA.5 is better at evading defenses gained from both vaccines and prior infections. We asked experts what they are doi...

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