Health Highlights: Jan. 14, 2022
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Could the 'mono' virus be a cause of MS? Researchers have long suspected that the Epstein-Barr virus might play a role in multiple sclerosis, and now a new study strengthens the case. Researchers found the risk of developing MS shot up 32-fold after infection. Read more

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration's vaccine mandate for large employers. The mandate was a crucial component of the White House's plan to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic as cases skyrocket due to the Omicron variant. Read more

How long does COVID remain contagious? New research suggests that one in 10 people with the illness could still be infectious beyond 10 days, and some could remain so for as long as two months. Read more

This article originally ran on consumer.healthday.com.

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