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    Understanding the Causes of Scabies

    Mites: The Culprit Behind Scabies Scabies is a skin infection caused by tiny mites known as Sarcoptes scabiei. These mites are so small that they cannot be seen with the naked eye, measuring about 0.3 to 0.4 millimeters in length. The female mites burrow into the skin and lay eggs, which hatch into larvae and then develop into adult mites.…

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  • How Long Does Omicron Last? Understanding the Duration of the Latest COVID-19 Variant

    What is Omicron and How Does it Differ from Previous COVID-19 Variants? Omicron is a variant of the COVID-19 virus that was first identified in South Africa in November 2021. It is also known as B.1.1.529 or VOC 202112/01. The variant is characterized by a large number of mutations in the spike protein of the virus, which is the part…

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  • When Can I Get My Second Booster Shot?

    Understanding the Need for Booster Shots As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the need for booster shots has become an important topic of discussion. Booster shots are additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that are given to people who have already been fully vaccinated. The primary purpose of booster shots is to provide extra protection against the virus, particularly…

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