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Dr. Scott Gottlieb expects coronavirus to be an ‘endemic’ virus in U.S. after delta surge

[ad_1] Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he expects the coronavirus to become an endemic virus in the U.S. and other Western countries after the recent surge in delta variant infections calms down. “We’re transitioning from this being a pandemic to being more of an endemic virus, at least …

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Why fully vaccinated people can get Covid

[ad_1] Nurses watch a computer screen in Bogota, Colombia on February 18, 2021. JUAN BARRETO | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — People who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 are highly protected against severe infection, hospitalization and death caused by the virus. But coronavirus cases among the fully vaccinated — …

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Epidemiologist Larry Brilliant on delta variant, vaccinations

[ad_1] The pandemic is not coming to an end soon — given that only a small proportion of the world population has been vaccinated against Covid-19, a well-known epidemiologist told CNBC. Dr. Larry Brilliant, an epidemiologist who was part of the World Health Organization’s team that helped eradicate smallpox, said …

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Charts show how far delta variant has spread around the world

[ad_1] A sign warning people to stay apart due to Covid-19 is seen on July 29, 2021 in Mevagissey, United Kingdom. Finnbarr Webster | Getty Images News | Getty Images More than one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is grappling with a highly transmissible delta variant that has …

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Wells Fargo delays return-to-office plans until October

[ad_1] Wells Fargo signage on May 5th, 2021 in New York City. Bill Tompkins | Michael Ochs Archives | Getty Images Wells Fargo has pushed back plans for employees to return to corporate offices by a month in response to the rise in U.S. coronavirus cases. The bank is now …

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Vanguard says it will give employees $1,000 to get Covid-19 vaccine

[ad_1] Vanguard signage at a Morningstar Investment Conference. M. Spencer Green | AP Vanguard is offering its employees $1,000 to get vaccinated against Covid-19, the company has confirmed. The asset management giant follows Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other employers calling on workers to get the coronavirus vaccine amid growing concerns …

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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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Oil rises on U.S. fuel drawdowns despite surging Covid-19 cases

[ad_1] A worker pours liquid oil into a barrel Akos Stiller | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude and product inventories fell more sharply than expected last week, reinforcing expectations that demand will outstrip supply growth even amid a surge in Covid-19 …

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Biden says vaccine mandate for all federal employees is under consideration following VA order

[ad_1] U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the state of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations from the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 6, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters CNBC Politics Read more of CNBC’s politics coverage: Veteran Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough described the …

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