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US health officials to release new COVID-19 data

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are expected to release new data about the spread of COVID-19 on Friday that led to their decision to recommend that vaccinated people wear masks in some situations, a reversal of previous guidance. The report, to be released by the Centers for Disease Control …

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How Often Do the Vaccinated Spread Covid-19?

The recommendation that vaccinated people in some parts of the country dust off their masks was based largely on one troublesome finding, according to Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research showed that vaccinated people infected with the Delta variant carry tremendous amounts …

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Coronavirus Data for July 28, 2021

Reopening Metrics Summary 7-27-21

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Wednesday, July 28, 2021 includes 61 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 50,329. The District reported that one additional resident lost her life due to COVID-19. Tragically, 1,149 District residents have lost their lives due to …

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Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors as he lamented the “American tragedy” of rising-yet-preventable deaths among the unvaccinated. Federal workers will be required to sign forms attesting they’ve been vaccinated against …

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