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Will new COVID variants BA.4 and BA.5 cause the Bay Area’s surge to get even worse?

Will new COVID variants BA.4 and BA.5 cause the Bay Area’s surge to get even worse?

Two new highly infectious and immune-evasive coronavirus variants are now dominant in the United States, according to estimates released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and together they likely will drive the Bay Area’s long spring surge well into summer, health experts say. It’s not yet clear exactly what impact BA.4 …

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Fauci reports COVID rebound, says his is “much worse” than initial illness

Fauci reports COVID rebound, says his is “much worse” than initial illness

Enlarge / Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci at Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 17, 2022 in Washington, DC. The country’s top infectious disease expert, Anthony Fauci, has been struck by a phenomenon that appears to be becoming more common in the latest stage of the pandemic—rebounding …

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The use of maladaptive emotion regulation strategies is linked to worse coping during the first year of the pandemic

A Swiss study has shed light on how the use of specific emotion regulation strategies affected people’s coping during different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Adaptive strategies like positive reappraisal mitigated anxiety and depression during the early phase of the pandemic, while maladaptive strategies like rumination worsened symptoms. The findings were published in the journal Social …

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