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New York auto show canceled due to the spreading Covid delta variant

[ad_1] Ian Callum and the Jaguar I-Pace accept the award for the 2019 World Car Award at the New York Auto Show in New York on April 17th, 2019. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Organizers of the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday canceled the event due to concerns about …

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CDC says 7-day average of daily U.S. Covid cases surpassed peak seen last summer

[ad_1] A man inquires about a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a mobile testing van in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 2, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The seven-day average of daily coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed the peak seen last summer when the nation didn’t have an authorized …

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California is requiring proof of Covid vaccination for state employees

[ad_1] Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images California will require state employees and some health-care workers to show proof of Covid-19 or face mandatory weekly testing, top state officials said Monday. State employees will be required to submit documentation of their immunization by Aug. 2, according to a …

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Americans are ‘mixing and matching’ Covid vaccines over concerns about variant

[ad_1] Dr. Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Georgetown University, received a booster shot of Pfizer‘s and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine in late June, two months after she got Johnson & Johnson‘s single dose. Rasmussen picked J&J in April, when she was living in Seattle, because she was soon moving to Canada. …

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Georgia film industry saw record production spend during pandemic

[ad_1] Tom Hiddleston stars as Loki in the Disney+ series “Loki.” Disney Pent-up demand for filming locations during the coronavirus pandemic and costly safety protocols led to a blockbuster year for the Georgia film and television industry. The Georgia Department of Economic Development said Wednesday it garnered a record $4 …

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Americans will need masks indoors as U.S. heads for ‘dangerous fall’ with surge in delta Covid cases

[ad_1] People wearing protective masks shop in a Walmart store on May 18, 2021 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images As the highly transmissible delta Covid variant continues to spread rapidly across the United States and elsewhere around the world, scientists and other health experts are warning …

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WHO says variant is the fastest and fittest and will ‘pick off’ most vulnerable

[ad_1] The highly contagious delta variant is the fastest and fittest coronavirus strain yet, and it will “pick off” the most vulnerable people, especially in places with low Covid-19 vaccination rates, World Health Organization officials warned Monday. Delta, first identified in India, has the potential “to be more lethal because …

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Fauci’s 2,000 emails a day show how little U.S. officials knew in the early days of the Covid pandemic

[ad_1] Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases attends a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the COVID-19 response, focusing on an update from federal officials, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 18, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Pool | …

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WHO is closely monitoring 10 Covid variants as virus mutates around the world

[ad_1] Mukesh Bhardwaj cries as he sits next to his wife, who receives oxygen support for free for people suffering from breathing problems, outside a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, India, May 3, 2021. Adnan Abidi | Reuters The World Health Organization …

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