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NYC Coronavirus Update: Possible Shutdown After Christmas
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NYC Coronavirus Update: Possible Shutdown After Christmas

Updated December 17, 2020: NYC has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases, with a positivity rate of 4.2% last week. NYC could be facing a shutdown shortly after Christmas, according to Mayor de Blasio, if NYC residents don't wear masks, stay home when sick and social distance. There are some restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and avoid a lockdown. These restrictions include a maximum gathering size of 10 people, as well as restaurants and bars to close indoor dining. A total of 42,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have arrived so far. New York City expects a total of 465,000 doses in December.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Jul 2021
Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?
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Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?

Christmas is canceled if you cannot host a safe Christmas gathering. In this article, we outline whether or not Christmas 2020 is canceled. Some alternative ideas for a safe Christmas include keeping dinners to only members of your household, have dinner outside, social distancing, keeping windows and doors open, and wearing masks unless eating, in this case, Christmas may not be canceled. In terms of traveling for Christmas, you should analyze your risk and your mode of transportation. If gathering with family members from outside your community, it is advised that everyone quarantines or minimizes contact with other people for the two weeks leading up to Christmas. Some states have holiday COVID guidelines.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? What Will The Summer Be Like?
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When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? What Will The Summer Be Like?

When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? By the fall or winter of 2021, we will likely stop wearing masks.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA24 Mar 2021
How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?
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How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?

Official CDC guidance does not require fully vaccinated persons to quarantine after exposure but recommends getting a COVID-19 test 3-5 days after exposure. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms, you should wear a mask indoors for 14 days after exposure to prevent spreading the virus.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA15 Sep 2021
Will There Be A Second Wave Of Coronavirus COVID-19?
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Will There Be A Second Wave Of Coronavirus COVID-19?

Health experts are predicting that there will likely be a second or third wave of coronavirus as we enter the fall and winter.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? Research On Coronavirus Reinfections
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Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? Research On Coronavirus Reinfections

Researchers are currently reporting that it is unlikely that you will get coronavirus twice or become reinfected by COVID-19. However, there have been a couple of anecdotal cases of reinfection where individuals have recovered and then developed symptoms again.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team9 Feb 2021
Are Gyms Open In NYC?
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Are Gyms Open In NYC?

Governor Cuomo is allowing gyms in New York to reopen beginning on August 24th, 2020.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team24 Mar 2021
Travel Restrictions In Each State
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Travel Restrictions In Each State

Due to coronavirus COVID-19, there are travel bans and travel restrictions in multiple states in the U.S. as well as international countries. Many states and countries require a negative test result before entering and you must self-quarantine for 14 days once you return. New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Texas, Orlando, Hawaii.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team25 Jan 2021
What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of COVID-19? Respiratory Issues, Fatigue, And More
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What Are The Long-Term Side Effects of COVID-19? Respiratory Issues, Fatigue, And More

Long COVID-19 symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, and fatigue; however, around 40% of people may be asymptomatic after infection. The most common long-term side effects of COVID include respiratory issues, fatigue, heart failure, and neurological issues.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan23 Aug 2022
Do Masks Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19? States That Require Face Masks
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Do Masks Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19? States That Require Face Masks

According to researchers, masks are very effective in preventing the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. This article explains the benefits of wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, which masks are best, and how to properly wear masks. In some states, it is mandatory to wear a mask. States that require masks are Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available?
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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available?

The development of the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine is highly expedited. It is expected that all Americans will be able to get vaccinated by June 2021, but high-risk groups will likely get vaccinated before this. This article explains how vaccines work and the different types of vaccines. Overview of the timeline for the COVID-19 vaccine, updates on current vaccines in the making, and potential concerns. Companies that are working on the vaccine including Moderna, Oxford, J&J, Pfitzer, Merck. Pfizer and Moderna's phase 3 clinical trials show 95% effective rates. Dr. William Petri, MD, Ph.D. was interviewed for information on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Locations in NYC
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing Locations in NYC

This article includes a comprehensive list of Coronavirus COVID-19 testing sites in NYC, including clinics, drive-thru, hospitals, emergency, rooms, urgent care, and more. It is recommended that all New Yorkers get tested for COVID-19. Find PCR and rapid COVID tests near you. With PCR COVID testing, you will receive your results within a few days. Rapid coronavirus testing allows you to get your results within 15 minutes. NYC COVID testing sites include hospitals, doctor's offices, urgent care centers, and public health centers.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020