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Feds say Covid-19 home tests will ship directly to users starting Wednesday

Visit https://www.covidtests.gov/ to order your test starting Jan. 19 The Biden administration says it will begin mailing Covid-19 tests directly to Americans on Wednesday, Jan. ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 5:00 am

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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Smoking’s negative health consequences are well known, but smokers can reduce―or even erase―their risk of dying from lung cancer by quitting at a young age, ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, November 25, 2021 7:00 am

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Obesity is big risk factor for severe Covid-19

Despite the recent decline in new coronavirus infections, appears to be on the decline, “The risk to children and adults is still significant,” Hilary Brown ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, October 29, 2021 1:30 pm

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COVID-19 denial making doctors’ jobs harder

Challenges lie in treating unvaccinated Healthcare workers “are growing weary of Covid-19 denial and misinformation that have made it exasperating to treat unvaccinated patients during ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:00 am

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Southeastern part of the Kentucky being devastated by COVID

The Delta variant of the coronavirus “is cutting a devastating swath through Appalachian Kentucky,” the Louisville Courier Journal reports. Reporter Chris Kenning cites experts who ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Monday, September 27, 2021 5:12 pm

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COVID-19 patients in ICUs set record

Stack says it’s worse than it seems due to staff shortages BY AL CROSS AND MELISSA PATRICK As the number of Kentucky Covid-19 patients in ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, August 19, 2021 4:23 pm

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McConnell using his campaign funds to run pro-vaccine ads

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will use funds from his campaign to run 60-second advertisements on more than 100 radio stations in Kentucky to promote vaccination ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:56 pm

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Fauci says the vaccinated can be as infectious as the unvaccinated

Says they need to wear masks indoors; pandemic will get worse As Gov. Andy Beshear issued a vaccination-promotion video with one of the latest student ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:05 pm