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FAQ: How does COVID-19 compare to the flu and pneumonia?

Medical expert explains how to tell if it

Dr. Ricardo González-Fisher discussed the symptoms of upper respiratory infections and the latest FDA restrictions on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. DENVER — When it comes to upper respiratory infections, Dr. Ricardo González-Fisher said it becomes difficult to distinguish whether a person has COVID-19, influenza, pneumonia, or strep throat because …

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Overdose deaths record: 107,000 killed last year, CDC says

Overdose deaths record: 107,000 killed last year, CDC says

The provisional 2021 total translates to roughly 1 U.S. overdose death every 5 minutes. NEW YORK — More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation’s escalating overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Wednesday. The provisional 2021 total …

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Here’s how to find COVID-19 treatment in Colorado

Here's how to find COVID-19 treatment in Colorado

While vaccines offer prevention against COVID-19, more providers are now offering outpatient treatment options, including the federal Test To Treat program. DENVER — Two years into the pandemic, Coloradans now have access to more than just preventative options to protect themselves from COVID-19. Treatments, like antibody therapies or antiviral pills, …

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