Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Loss, Masks and Covid Vaccines

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For the first time, a clinical trial suggested that a drug may be highly effective in promoting weight loss, with obese participants losing, on average, 15 percent of their body weight. The drug tested is called:

Orlistat

Semaglutide

Lorcaserin

Phentermine-topiramate

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The percentage of Americans who have received at least one Covid vaccine shot is now around:

5 percent

10 percent

20 percent

30 percent

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Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted that most Americans would be eligible to get a Covid vaccine as early as:

March

April

May

June

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This state surpassed New York with the highest number of Covid deaths since the start of the pandemic:

Florida

New Jersey

California

Texas

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This state has had the lowest total number of Covid deaths overall:

Alaska

Hawaii

Maine

Vermont

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to wear this type of mask to protect against the spread of coronavirus:

A well fitting surgical mask, or a cloth mask over a surgical mask

An N95 mask

A KN94 mask

The C.D.C. does not endorse the use of masks

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A large study found that people with this condition were twice as likely to get Covid:

Asthma

Autoimmune conditions

Hypertension

Dementia

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