Tag: Covid-19

New COVID-19 booster seeks to increase immunity

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new round of COVID-19 booster shots from pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer last week. The vaccines, obtainable to everyone ages six months and older, are quickly becoming available across the United States in major retail pharmacies, such as CVS and Walgreens, as […]

Monkeypox poses uncertain threat to campus life

Monkeypox has quickly become a concern after Americans started contracting the virus during the summer, following the first positive case in Boston, Mass. Since then, different colleges across the country have been monitoring the disease, as well as following the Centers for Disease Control Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines for management on […]

COVID variants present new concerns for college students

With school starting up again, conversations surrounding COVID-19 have increased, especially concerning the new vaccines and variants of the virus. As subvariants of the Omicron strain keep appearing, new vaccines are coming out to help combat the spread of these mutated strains. With these new variants, the symptoms of COVID […]

For better or worse, mask mandates are being lifted

Photo courtesy of Karolina Grabowska, Pexels. New York and New Jersey were ravaged by coronavirus and were among the states that set more stringent restrictions regarding masks and social distancing. They haven’t wavered in their strict policies during the course of the pandemic, until now.  COVID-19 appears to be going in […]