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I’m allergic to the flu shot. What can I do to take precautions during flu season? – The Washington Post

Talk to your doctor about whether you’re able to get certain vaccines. But we should all be more mindful about spreading germs.

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Weve recently gotten several questions about egg allergies and vaccines, some of them related to the flu shot and others to a potential coronavirus inoculation. Most flu vaccines are developed in eggs, which means there could be some lingering egg protein in the shot you receive.
The first thing you should do is talk to your doctor to see whether you actually cannot receive a flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says having an egg allergy that is severe enough to prevent you…

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986 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 30 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

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BOSTON —The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 986 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 143,927.
There were 17,966 new molecular tests conducted, with an approximately 5.49% daily positive rate.
State health officials also confirmed 30 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,589.
More than 5.4 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the…

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TDH: 74 new COVID-19 cases reported in Sullivan County – WJHL-TV News Channel 11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- The Tennessee Department of Health reported 225,658 confirmed cases and 12,249 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday. The…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- The Tennessee Department of Health reported 225,658 confirmed cases and 12,249 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.
The health department also announced 2,872 confirmed deaths and 1,300 current hospitalizations due to COVID-19.
On Wednesday, TDH reported 223,867 confirmed cases and 2,834 confirmed deaths.
Tennessee Dept. of Health releases COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan
The total COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is 237,907 as of October 22, 2020 including…

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Can mouthwash protect against coronavirus? Experts discuss results of viral study – Fox News

Before you stockpile Listerine, take the findings of a recent study with a grain of salt — at least until the results are replicated in a human clinical trial,…

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Before you stockpile Listerine, take the findings of a recent study with a grain of salt — at least until the results are replicated in a human clinical trial, several experts told Fox News. 
A new study conducted by researchers with Penn State College of Medicine and recently published in the Journal of Medical Virology found that mouthwash and oral rinses can “inactivate” human coronaviruses, with the study authors hypothesizing that these common dental hygiene products could possibly help to…

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