COVID Variant Tracker, Isolation Guidelines – NBC Chicago

As the holidays quickly approach, the BA. 5 variant could soon lose its spot as the dominant strain as new variants gain steam. What does that mean for upcoming gatherings…

Isolation After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Isolation Period A student or employee who tests positive for COVID-19 must isolate for at least 5 days, regardless of vaccination status. You must isolate for longer than 5 days if…

Joe Biden’s hugely consequential Covid isolation

The two-plus weeks Biden has spent with just his German Shepherd for company have proved some of the weightiest of his presidency, with his once-bleak legislative fortunes enjoying a surprise…

Technique for the isolation of volatile food compounds optimized — ScienceDaily

A research team from the Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (LSB) has succeeded in automating an established method for the gentle, artifact-avoiding isolation…

Still Testing Positive for COVID After Isolation Period? Here’s What Doctors Say to Do – NBC Chicago

After undergoing five days of isolation and an additional five days of strict mask wearing, some people are still testing positive for COVID-19, even though the recommended isolation period has…

How Long Are You Contagious With COVID and When Can You End Isolation? – NBC Chicago

If you test positive for coronavirus, you may have several questions, including when you became contagious, how long you spread it, how long should you isolate for and more. Local…

Social isolation is directly associated with later dementia — ScienceDaily

Social isolation is directly linked with changes in the brain structures associated with memory, making it a clear risk factor for dementia, scientists have found. Setting out to investigate how…

How to Calculate Your COVID Isolation or Quarantine Time, According to the CDC – NBC Chicago

With several Chicago-area counties under a “high” community level for COVID and more residents testing positive for the virus or being exposed to someone who has, many are wondering how…

Beijing man sends 5,000 people into quarantine after breaking Covid isolation | China

A Beijing man is under criminal investigation after he skipped out on mandated home isolation, prompting authorities to send his more than 5,000 neighbours into home or government quarantine. The…

Mass. Changes COVID Testing, Isolation for Students – NBC Boston

Massachusetts will end its state-run school COVID-19 testing program after this school year, state officials announced, with other educational testing and isolation policy changes being put into effect this week.…