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September, 2021

  • 8 September

    More Than 80 COVID Outbreaks Reported in Illinois Schools – NBC Chicago

    [ad_1] Health officials in Illinois say that more than 80 coronavirus outbreaks have been reported at schools across the state, with several involving more than a dozen cases at educational institutions. According to the latest figures from the Illinois Department of Public Health, 81 outbreaks are active at Illinois schools …

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August, 2021

  • 16 August

    Detroit to roll out plan for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots on Monday

    [ad_1] (WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is expected to announce the city’s plan for those who are immunocompromised and will need a COVID-19 booster shot. Vaccination rates in the city continue to lag, but later on Monday, the mayor will set out the plan for how residents can get …

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  • 16 August

    Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 207 million, as U.S.’s daily average rises to 6-month high

    [ad_1] The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 207.2 million on Monday, while death toll rose to 4,364,409, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. continued to lead the world in cases with 36.68 million and in deaths with 621,635. On a daily basis, the …

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  • 16 August

    Workers try to flee Vietnam’s biggest city as coronavirus crisis worsens

    [ad_1] Medical workers in protective suits stand outside a quarantined building amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo/File Photo/File Photo HANOI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of jobless workers in Vietnam’s biggest city are trying to flee to their hometowns, many on …

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  • 16 August

    Who’s Eligible for COVID Vaccine Booster Doses – NBC Chicago

    [ad_1] U.S. regulators have authorized an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people with compromised immune systems. Meanwhile, 22 more winners were chosen in another drawing of Illinois’ COVID vaccine lottery. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today: 22 Winners Picked …

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  • 16 August

    LAUSD’s coronavirus testing effort is key as schools reopen

    [ad_1] The scene at Telfair Elementary in the days leading up to the Monday opening of the school year reflected what will be the new normal across the Los Angeles school district: Students, teachers and staff in line for their coronavirus test. Emilio Mendoza, 7, held a toy plane as …

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  • 16 August

    Misinformation about COVID-19 at public forums vexes local boards, big tech

    [ad_1] Public forums before local school boards and city councils are the latest sources of misinformation about COVID-19. Videos of people criticizing masks or vaccines as ineffective have been seen by millions of people and are creating new challenges for local governments and tech companies looking to weigh free speech …

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  • 16 August

    RIDOH reopening 2 COVID-19 test sites as cases continue to rise

    [ad_1] PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As demand for COVID-19 tests has soared in Rhode Island in recent weeks, the state is reopening two test sites on Monday. Beginning Monday morning, the R.I. Department of Health says tests will be available by appointment only at the Smithfield VFW and Barrington Shopping …

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  • 16 August

    Austin, Texas COVID-19 updates: Aug. 16, 2021

    [ad_1] AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area.  Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE’s Aug. 13 live blog. For a look at COVID-19 data across all of the state’s counties, click here. [ad_2] Source …

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  • 16 August

    Hawaii reports 845 COVID cases, four new deaths

    [ad_1] Posted: Aug 15, 2021 / 09:01 AM HST / Updated: Aug 15, 2021 / 01:53 PM HST Credit: AP HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Hawaii Department of Health reports 845 new coronavirus cases and four new deaths on Sunday, Aug. 15. There are 543 coronavirus cases on Oahu, 147 on …

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  • 16 August

    Covid-19 Treatment In Hawaii Is Getting More Expensive For Some Patients

    [ad_1] After the pandemic hit last year, many health insurance companies nationwide announced policies to cover out-of-pocket costs for Covid-19 patients. Kaiser Permanente was among them, saying any members who got the coronavirus would not have to pay for virus-related treatments beginning on April 1, 2020. The policy ensured that …

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  • 16 August

    Sri Lanka replaces health minister as COVID outbreak worsens | Coronavirus pandemic News

    [ad_1] Pavithra Wanniarachchi, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to battle the virus, axed as infections and deaths hit record highs. Sri Lanka’s president has demoted his health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to battle COVID-19, as infections and deaths hit record highs. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s …

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  • 16 August

    Ohio coronavirus spread

    [ad_1] CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – The latest transmission map from the Centers for Disease Control shows all but one county in Northeast Ohio has a high spread of COVID-19. Courtesy: CDC The CDC data is for the case rate from August 8 to August 14. Ashtabula County is the only …

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  • 16 August

    Australia’s Coronavirus Outbreak Hits Aboriginal Communities

    [ad_1] As the Delta variant spreads beyond Sydney into the surrounding state of New South Wales, concern is mounting about the potential impact on vulnerable, unvaccinated Aboriginal Australians. The Australian government had made Aboriginal people a priority group for vaccination because of the lack of health care services in the …

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  • 16 August

    COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 16 August

    Share of people vaccinated against COVID-19.

    [ad_1] This daily round-up brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. Top stories: Sydney records its deadliest day of the pandemic; Japan extends state of emergency; UK ex-PM calls for …

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