Health experts weigh in on dangerous strain of COVID from India found in U.S., will employers require vaccination; understanding common foot, ankle injuries

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(WTNH) — Today in Health Headlines: a dangerous strain of COVID-19 from India has arrived in California, will employers require vaccination, and mutant strains land more young people in the hospital.

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Here today to talk about all of those is Yale Medicine’s infectious disease doctor Manisha Juthani.


The weather is getting nicer, and more people are starting to exercise and get more active. Physical activity can sometimes lead to foot and ankle problems.

Here to talk to us about injuries and how to treat them is Dr. Adebola Adeleke with Orthopedic Associates of Middletown who operates at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute.

  • What are some of the more common ankle and foot injuries? Ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, turf toe, and stress fractures?
  • What kind of treatment options are available and how can folks get back on their feet quicker?

Dr. Ade-bola Adeleke will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, April 7, at 12 p.m. about common injuries and foot conditions, plus treatment options. Find out more at hartfordhealthcare.org/virtualclasses or by calling 855-HHC-HERE.

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