COVID Misconceptions

FILE: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (left) and Moderna COVID-19 (right) vaccines are seen at a vaccinati...
LAURA UNGAR AP Science Writer

Is COVID-19 winding down? Scientists say no

New booster shots have arrived and social distancing guidelines have eased but COVID-19 infections aren't going away anytime soon. Experts predict the scourge that's already lasted longer than the 1918 flu pandemic will linger far into the future as the virus continues to cause deaths and may well mutate or evolve into a new disease.
29 days ago
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Brittany Glas & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

Are Fetal Cell Lines Used In The COVID-19 Vaccine? KSL Investigates

In an ongoing series on COVID-19 misconceptions, the KSL Investigators separate fact from fiction. What’s in the vaccines? Brittany Glas digs into the ethical background of these drugs.
2 years ago
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Brittany Glas, KSL TV

Experts Say Fast-Tracking Vaccine Doesn’t Mean It’s Less Safe

Health officials said local hospitals have been preparing for months to administer a COVID-19 vaccine. While some said this the hope they've been waiting for, others are hesitant. 
2 years ago
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Jared Turner, Brittany Glas & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates 3 COVID-19 Myths & Misconceptions

It's been a year since the novel coronavirus first started making global news, and nine months since much of the country went into lockdowns, quarantines and isolation. It's no secret a lot of ideas and misconceptions are out there. The KSL Investigators have looked into some of the more prevalent ones. 
2 years ago
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Brittany Glas & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: Does A Rushed Vaccine Make It Less Safe?

Many have expressed worry that a COVID-19 vaccine may not be safe since it was developed much faster than other vaccines. KSL Investigator Brittany Glas breaks down the rush and how it might compare to previous vaccines.
2 years ago
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Brittany Glas & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: Are COVID-19 Deaths In Utah Inflated?

Are deaths being reported as COVID-caused, even if that’s not actually the case? The KSL Investigators look at the facts vs. fiction in claims around coronavirus deaths.
2 years ago
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Brittany Glas & Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV

KSL Investigates: No, Flu Is Not Worse Than COVID-19

With lots of information about COVID-19 floating around social media, the KSL Investigators look to separate the facts from COVID misconceptions, including the question, “Is the flu really worse than COVID-19?"
2 years ago
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