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To coincide with the U.S. vaccine rollout, Elemental has published an extremely thorough guide to Covid-19 vaccines, answering every question we could think of. Elemental will continue to update and add to this FAQ as the rollout and FDA authorization process continues. If you would like to submit a question, leave a response at the end of the story. Here’s a peek at one of the questions inside.

Q: What happens if too many people refuse to get the vaccine?

The ultimate goal in a nationwide — and global — vaccination campaign is to reach herd immunity, or community immunity…


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To coincide with the U.S. vaccine rollout, Elemental has published an extremely thorough guide to Covid-19 vaccines, answering every question we could think of. Elemental will continue to update and add to this FAQ as the rollout and FDA authorization process continues. If you would like to submit a question, leave a response at the end of the story. Here’s a peek at one of the questions inside.

Q: How long will protection from the vaccine last? Are we going to have to get the vaccine every year like the flu vaccine?

We won’t know how long a Covid-19 vaccine’s…


Photo: SELF Magazine/Flickr

To coincide with the U.S. vaccine rollout, Elemental has published an extremely thorough guide to Covid-19 vaccines, answering every question we could think of. Elemental will continue to update and add to this FAQ as the rollout and FDA authorization process continues. If you would like to submit a question, leave a response at the end of the story. Here’s a peek at one of the questions inside.

Q: Can I go back to my pre-Covid lifestyle (no masks, going wherever I want, meeting with groups, traveling) once I get the vaccine?

It will continue to be important for everyone…


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To coincide with the U.S. vaccine rollout, Elemental has published an extremely thorough guide to Covid-19 vaccines, answering every question we could think of. Elemental will continue to update and add to this FAQ as the rollout and FDA authorization process continues. If you would like to submit a question, leave a response at the end of the story. Here’s a peek at one of the questions inside.

Q: How can I be sure that the process of the vaccine’s development and approval wasn’t inappropriately influenced by political interests?

After evidence surfaced of the Trump administration’s meddling at the CDC


Professional advice on morphing back into a responsible human

After the confetti was swept up and the champagne bottles recycled on Sunday morning, was your hangover sort of… disproportionate? You may have let your usual healthy habits slip a bit as the anxiety built last week, but if you’re still feeling exhausted and unfocused, it may be that you’ve actually been overdoing things emotionally (it’s not just all the candy and CNN-bingeing), says Washington, D.C.-based therapist Kathleen Smith, PhD, at Forge. “I’ve told my therapy clients before that it’s normal to experience some dip in mood and functioning after a period of high emotion,” she writes. “People often feel…


Politics aside, take this seriously

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The early-Friday revelation that President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Covid-19 sparked questions, speculation, and countless Twitter hot takes — and brought to mind a handful of critical reminders about the dangers of the coronavirus, and how to stay as safe as possible.

Access to frequent testing doesn’t protect you

The Trumps and White House staff get tested for Covid-19 daily. While fast and frequent testing is a helpful tool in the fight to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2, it doesn’t prevent transmission — wearing masks and social distancing does.

Even people you trust can get you sick

While we still don’t know exactly when and how the Trumps contracted…

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