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Coronavirus live news: UK reports a further 29,520 cases; Carrie Johnson urges pregnant women to get jab – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] In late June alone, the initiative known as Covax sent some 530,000 doses to Britain more than double the amount sent that month to the entire continent of Africa. Under Covax, countries were supposed to give money so vaccines could be set aside, both as donations to poor countries …

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CDC warns of high virus risks in northeastern US

[ad_1] BOSTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that every county in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts are the site of high or substantial transmission of the coronavirus. The rise of transmission in the two states mirrors a nationwide and regional trend. Some health …

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Doubts, Anger and Anxiety: What It’s Like to Go to School Amid Covid-19

[ad_1] Without adequate protections in place, he said, he would have taken a leave of absence. “We have some real reservations” amid the Delta surge, he said — both for himself, as a teacher, and for their child. “So much is in flux everyday.” For children and their parents, vaccine …

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Restaurants Become the New Covid-19 Vaccine Enforcers—for Better or Worse

[ad_1] Restaurant managers and hosts are being assigned a new job—vaccination police—and it’s dividing businesses and customers. Some U.S. municipalities are asking restaurants, bars and other businesses to verify patrons’ Covid-19 vaccination status before they can dine or drink indoors, much as some European nations have begun to do. The …

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Why Is the Pandemic So Bad in Florida?

[ad_1] The numbers are remarkable. More than 100 million people in the United States have likely been infected by SARS-CoV-2 and 167 million people are fully vaccinated. Yet despite this huge population of people with at least some level of immunity, the Delta variant has sent case and hospitalization numbers …

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Poverty, Disease, Customs: Why So Many Indonesian Children Die of Covid

[ad_1] BULUS WETAN, Indonesia — When Debiyantoro, a hotel repairman, first lost his sense of taste, he wondered briefly if it might be Covid-19, but he quickly dismissed the idea. Having the disease would mean not being able to make a living. Now he blames his reluctance to get tested …

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5 things to know on August 15, 2021: Coronavirus … Afghanistan … Florida … San Francisco … New York City

[ad_1] Seven men and five women have been sworn in as jurors in the R. Kelly federal trial in New York. Opening statements begin Wednesday, and jurors will remain anonymous and partially sequestered. Kelly faces racketeering and sex trafficking charges. He has pleaded not guilty. San Francisco became the first …

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Albany County coronavirus update, August 15

[ad_1] Posted: Aug 15, 2021 / 09:22 AM EDT / Updated: Aug 15, 2021 / 09:22 AM EDT Albany County ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany County Executive Dan McCoy provided the latest report on the county’s progress on vaccinations and controlling the spread of the coronavirus.  Tracking COVID vaccinations …

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Did the delta variant make COVID-19 herd immunity impossible?

[ad_1] (NEXSTAR) – A leading British immunologist told U.K. lawmakers Tuesday that the idea of reaching herd immunity in a world with the delta variant of COVID-19 was “mythical.” Sir Andrew Pollard, a professor of pediatric infection and immunity and the director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, said the dangerously …

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Virginia COVID-19 hospitalizations top 1,100 patients; 480+ additional patients discharged

[ad_1] RICHMOND, Va. — Hospitalizations have increased in Virginia over the last 24 hours, according to the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA). There are currently 1,100 patients in hospitals who are either positive or whose test results are pending, up from 1,029 (+71) Friday, according VHHA. Officials said 984 …

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