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Wellness Wednesday: Breakthrough Infections Less Likely To Lead To Long COVID

A nurse prepares a Moderna vaccination at a Columbus vaccine clinic.
Dan Konik
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Ohio Public Radio
A nurse prepares a Moderna vaccination at a Columbus vaccine clinic.

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.

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