Wellness Wednesday: Breakthrough Infections Less Likely To Lead To Long COVID
Hospital emergency rooms and ICU’s continue to be overwhelmed by people who’ve contracted COVID-19.
Combating the virus has been complicated by the surge of the delta variant and resistance, by some, in getting vaccinated. That is on top of the ability of the virus to break through to those who are already vaccinated.
This week on Wellness Wednesday, we’ll look at how likely breakthrough infections are to cause long COVID.
And over the past few years, plant-based meat products have surged in availability. From fast food restaurants to grocer’s shelves you’ll find these meat alternatives. But, are they healthier?
We’ll find out why health experts are expecting the upcoming flu season to be longer and place a greater strain on our health system.
- Dr. Rose Penfold, clinical fellow and geriatrician at King’s College London
- Sally Kuzemchak, dietitian, blogger and author of “101 Healthiest Foods for Kids: Eat the Best, Feel the Greatest -- Healthy Foods for Kids, and Recipes Too!”
- Dr. Richard Zimmerman, professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh
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