NIHCM Foundation COVID-19 Updates

The U.S. is entering the third summer of the pandemic, the sixth wave of COVID, and many people  are getting sick for the first time. Cases are six times higher than last summer, fortunately, hospitalizations remain in check. In addition, people are likely to get COVID multiple times. See the latest developments on the pandemic:

  • New Vaccine: The Food and Drug Administration met Tuesday and endorsed the Novavax shot. This vaccine was developed using decades-old technology and is an important option for those who are unable to take an mRNA vaccine.

Long COVID: CDC study suggests that more than one in five adult COVID survivors in the U.S. may develop long COVID. Many want to know whether they have long COVID and there are more than 200 symptoms of the condition.