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NZ border worker tests positive for COVID-19

A fully-vaccinated border worker has tested positive for coronavirus at Auckland Airport, sparking concerns about the trans-Tasman travel bubble agreement. The country’s Ministry of Health said the worker had been placed into isolation. “The usual protocol of isolating the case, interviewing them, and tracing their contacts and movements is under way,” it said in a… Read More »

Approval of at-home tests releases a pandemic-fighting weapon

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved inexpensive, at-home coronavirus tests for over-the-counter sales this week, adding a potentially powerful weapon to the nation’s pandemic-fighting arsenal that experts say will likely still be needed despite increasing numbers of vaccinated Americans. One of them is Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology, who has called on federal… Read More »

Do diet supplements affect blood tests

Our service will continue to run as normal. Vitamins and minerals are types of micronutrients — something your body needs in tiny amounts. They influence nearly every process in your body and are essential for your health. A varied and balanced diet usually provides you with enough vitamins and minerals for optimal health. But deficiencies… Read More »