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New CDC Study Says Natural Immunity Outperformed Vaccines Against Delta Strain

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the CDC , Natural immunity from prior infection led to levels of protection against the Delta variant of COVID-19 than vaccination alone.

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Valley Health System Limits Non Emergency Uses of Emergency Room

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Ridgewood NJ, the Valley Hospital Emergency Department is actively treating patients with emergent medical issues who require immediate medical attention. To help us better accommodate these patients, we ask that unless you are experiencing symptoms that warrant immediate medical attention, please do not visit the Emergency Department to request COVID-19 testing. If you are concerned about your symptoms and would like to request a visit with medical provider, please call 1-800-VALLEY-1 (1-800-825-5391).

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Study: Omicron Cases 80% Less Likely To Be Hospitalized than Delta Variant

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Ridgewood NJ, the panic over Omicron appears to be more hype than reality based.  So what are the real health risks for the latest COVID variant ?  Major media outlets, the Washington Post, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal finally acknowledged the reality :

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Raising the Alarm Bells on “breakthrough infections” or when Fully Vaccinated Individuals Test Positive for COVID

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Ridgewood NJ, there have been growing levels of concern and conversation surrounding “breakthrough infections,” which are confirmed SARS-CoV-2-positive cases in fully vaccinated individuals. While these cases are still comparatively rare among the larger COVID-19 case burden, experts and the public alike are worried about implications for vaccinated individuals. Most of the recorded breakthrough cases are linked to the Delta variant of concern, which is currently responsible for nearly all new cases in the United States. Encouragingly, a small percentage of breakthrough cases have resulted in severe manifestations of COVID-19 that needed hospitalization.

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