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Is Herd Immunity Realistic in Ending a Pandemic?

A question on the minds of many as we approach the 1-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic is, how can…

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Why is Getting the Flu Shot Important This Fall?

The 2020-21 flu vaccines are now available. Each year, the flu season varies in duration and severity, starting anytime in…

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Routine Dental Visits and COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic disease. Soon after, most states issued stay-at-home orders,…

10 Sep

COVID-19 CDC July Updates for People with Underlying Medical Conditions

Developments with COVID-19 continue to be rapid and often unexpected. Some regions in the world that had originally been successful…

05 Sep

Long Beach Man Takes Part In COVID-19 Vaccine Trial at The Lundquist Institute

On a historic occasion this week at the Lundquist Institute in Torrance, CA, Jorge Vega, a Long Beach resident, became…

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How to Boost Your Immune System with Food

Your immune system is a complex series of cells and proteins that become activated in response to bacteria and viruses.…

16 Jul

Remembrances of Another Epidemic

The COVID-19 epidemic is terrible for all of us, but especially for those in the medical profession, caring for the…

22 Jun

Stay Active to Strengthen Your Immune System During COVID-19

Even before COVID-19, lower respiratory tract infection (pneumonia) was the most common cause of death by a communicable disease, accounting…

14 May

The risk for COVID-19 associated pneumonia in those with underlying chronic lung disease

The COVID-19 pandemic is a truly global crisis that has touched every one of us in one way or another.…