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Fauci, nation’s top infectious disease expert, to step down

He has been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief of the NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation.

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Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday.

 
COVID-19 reinfections on the rise in Nevada

If you’ve gotten COVID-19 twice, you’re in good — and growing — company. And if you think vaccination necessarily prevents reinfection, think again.

CDC drops COVID-19 quarantine, screening recommendations

The nation’s top public health agency on Thursday relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.