Tag Archives: Coronavirus Pandemic

Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination?

[ad_1] Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination? It’s unclear, but researchers are studying the chances of long-term symptoms developing in anyone who might get infected after vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccines in use around the world are effective at preventing severe illness and death from the coronavirus, …

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Eradication of Covid Is a Dangerous and Expensive Fantasy

[ad_1] Much of the pathology underlying Covid policy arises from the fantasy that it is possible to eradicate the virus. Capitalizing on pandemic panic, governments and compliant media have used the lure of zero-Covid to induce obedience to harsh and arbitrary lockdown policies and associated violations of civil liberties. Among …

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Idaho health leaders warn of surging COVID virus numbers

[ad_1] BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The leaders of some of Idaho’s largest health care providers warned residents Wednesday that coronavirus cases again are again threatening to overwhelm hospitals and primary care clinics as cases climb statewide. The top medical officials with Primary Health, St. Luke’s Health System and Saint Alphonsus …

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Mississippi sheriff dies after testing positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The sheriff of Mississippi’s largest county has died, almost two weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19 amid an outbreak of the illness at a jail he oversaw. The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department said an ambulance was sent to the home of Sheriff Lee Vance …

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Delta variant upends politicians’ COVID calculus

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more contagious. This week — a month late — Biden met his goal of 70% of U.S. adults having received at least one COVID-19 shot. Originally conceived …

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Thailand reports daily record of more than 20,000 COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Government has hinted strict curbs could be extended until the end of August amid surging cases. Thailand has reported 20,200 new coronavirus cases and 188 additional deaths – both records since the start of the pandemic last year – increasing the likelihood that virus-related restrictions will be extended. The …

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Biden chides Republican governors who resist vaccine rules

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on resistant Republican governors to “get out of the way” of vaccine rules aimed at containing the more transmissible and dangerous COVID-19 variant. He backed city and private mandates requiring people to be vaccinated to go about some daily activities. …

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Graham 1st vaccinated senator to test positive for COVID-19

[ad_1] COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying Monday he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “far worse.” The news prompted several other lawmakers to …

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Mississippi COVID-19 vaccinations increase as virus surges

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The number of people receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in Mississippi is increasing as numbers of new cases surge in the state. Around 53,000 people received either a first or second dose of the coronavirus vaccine the week of July 25 to 31, according …

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DeSantis doubles down as Florida again breaks COVID record

[ad_1] FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Tuesday as the state again broke its record for COVID-19 hospitalizations, insisting that the spike will soon abate and that he will not impose any business restrictions or mask mandates. With the much more contagious delta variant now …

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