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There's no reliable way for someone to know whether a prior COVID infection will provide protection, particularly in the face of the delta variant, UNMC experts say.
Two new robot-assisted surgical systems are helping Methodist Health System physicians go farther into the lungs with the aim of speeding the process of diagnosing and treating lung cancers.
Some Douglas County residents still need convincing that COVID vaccinations are safe and effective, according to a new survey.
The number of COVID cases flattened out in Nebraska and the U.S. last week, raising the question of whether the delta variant has finally reached its peak.
With cases of COVID-19 on the rise in Nebraska, school officials, health experts and parents are focused on how to keep kids in school — and protected from the coronavirus.
COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths continued to climb in Nebraska last week as the state's summer surge pushes toward fall.
Foodies seeking ratings for that new Omaha restaurant around the corner used to have to scroll through an online file with a long list of dining establishments.
Relatives of Omahan Mike Leick have a request of people who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID-19: Please get your shots, in memory of Mike.
Nebraska's COVID surge is continuing, with cases nearly doubling over the past two weeks. The increase in cases over that time ranks fifth highest in the nation.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center were the first to report back in July 2020 that the virus that causes COVID-19 was present in small particles exhaled by infected people.