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Ways to "COVID-Proof" Your Life As Much as Possible

ETNT Health Logo By Heather Newgen of ETNT Health | Slide 2 of 9: "Right now I think the most important thing to do is to protect Americans. We do that by getting them vaccinated and getting them boosted," CDC Chief Rochelle Walensky said on Fox News Sunday. And even though Omicron is infecting vaccinated people, too, "it's infecting them at a lower rate and importantly, those people who are vaccinated and infected with Omicron are not the ones who are ending up very sick in the hospital. Those are the people who are unvaccinated." Don't depend on a previous infection keeping you immune to a new one, she added, mentioning research into Omicron, "which so far has demonstrated that prior infection protects you less well" from it.According to Dr. Javeed Siddiqui MD/MPH, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at TeleMed2U, "Vaccination offers protection from infection and has the potential to reduce intensity and duration of symbology."

1. Get Vaccinated and Boosted

"Right now I think the most important thing to do is to protect Americans. We do that by getting them vaccinated and getting them boosted," CDC Chief Rochelle Walensky said on Fox News Sunday. And even though Omicron is infecting vaccinated people, too, "it's infecting them at a lower rate and importantly, those people who are vaccinated and infected with Omicron are not the ones who are ending up very sick in the hospital. Those are the people who are unvaccinated." Don't depend on a previous infection keeping you immune to a new one, she added, mentioning research into Omicron, "which so far has demonstrated that prior infection protects you less well" from it.

According to Dr. Javeed Siddiqui MD/MPH, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer at TeleMed2U, "Vaccination offers protection from infection and has the potential to reduce intensity and duration of symbology."

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