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The New COVID-19 Variants: Delta, Lambda, and Mu

The New COVID-19 Variants: Delta, Lambda, and Mu

The Coronavirus Health and Impact Study revealed that worry and anxiety about COVID-19 has been a leading factor in people’s ability to manage their mood and mental health since the pandemic began in December 2019. Understanding what the COVID-19 virus is and how the original version compares to its newer variants can help you reduce your stress and worry by assisting you in making more informed decisions about COVID-19 testing and vaccination. Let’s explore what viral variants are, the main...

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Saliva vs Nasal Swabs for COVID-19 Testing

Saliva vs Nasal Swabs for COVID-19 Testing

For today’s quick turnaround PCR COVID-19 tests, either nasal swabs or saliva may be used to provide samples. Nasal swabs have been used for testing since early in the pandemic, while saliva tests are relatively new. If you want a COVID-19 test but are unsure which method you’d prefer, read on to learn some pros and cons of saliva vs nasal swab sampling. How Saliva Sampling Can Be Used for COVID-19 First, can COVID-19 be transmitted through saliva? The short answer is yes. COVID-19 spreads...

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COVID-19 Saliva Testing Offers New Hope for In-Person Learning at Colleges and Universities

COVID-19 Saliva Testing Offers New Hope for In-Person Learning at Colleges and Universities

Let’s face it. Learning from home on a computer can’t take the place of actually being in a classroom. College students miss interacting with peers and professors. According to research, many students regard online academic learning as difficult and education as being harder than before the pandemic. Research also shows that many students learning from home feel disrupted and are more likely to have feelings of insecurity, anxiousness, and hopelessness. In addition, college students who...

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Screening Asymptomatic People for COVID-19

Screening Asymptomatic People for COVID-19

COVID-19 is making a resurgence with the Delta variant rapidly spreading. Even with a COVID-19 vaccine that is 95 percent effective, 1 in 20 vaccinees will become infected. The Delta variant spreads two to three times faster than the original strain. So, there are more cases among everyone—vaccinated and unvaccinated. Detecting those who are infected but have no symptoms is critical to controlling the virus. Asymptomatic people are more likely to spread COVID-19 since they’re often not...

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COVID-19 Testing for Travel

COVID-19 Testing for Travel

Now that many businesses and travel destinations are opening back up under COVID-19 guidelines, you may be wondering: just how do I get a COVID-19 test for travel near me? Finding a testing locale isn’t too difficult, but it does require a little understanding of just what type of test you need for both domestic and international flights, when you need it, and where each type of test is offered. Both the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and certain airports and airlines may require you to show...

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