Contagiousness may linger beyond five days; COVID-19 worse for vapers

Jan 14 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has not yet been certified by peer review. Many people could still be infectious after 5-day quarantine After a five-day quarantine, about a third of people infected … Read more

U.S. grocery shortages deepen as pandemic dries supplies

Jan 14 (Reuters) – Strong demand for groceries combined with soaring transportation costs and Omicron-related labor shortages are creating a new round of backlogs at processed food and fresh produce, resulting in empty supermarket shelves at major retailers across the United States. West Coast perishable produce producers are paying nearly triple pre-pandemic trucking rates to … Read more