Tag Archives: Disease outbreaks

The Latest: CDC warns of high virus risks in northeastern US | Coronavirus

[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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The Latest: Japan races to vaccinate as coronavirus surges | Nation & World

[ad_1] TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but cases are still rising amid calls to limit gatherings. On Friday, Tokyo reported 5,773 new cases, surpassing the previous record of 5,042 set last week. Yet many people are ignoring government requests to avoid travel and are gathering at bars and …

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The Latest: New Orleans Jazz Fest cancelled for a 2nd year | Business

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS — With new COVID-19 cases surging in Louisiana, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival won’t be returning this year after all, organizers said Sunday. The festival, traditionally held in the spring, had been scheduled to run Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17 after being canceled last year …

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The Latest: Famed nightclub offers free COVID-19 jabs | Nation & World

[ad_1] MIAMI — Ready to party at one of South Beach’s most glamorous nightclubs? Then roll up your sleeves. LIV is offering free COVID vaccines outside the Miami club where high rollers spend up to $20,000 just for a table. The star-studded nightclub, where Super Bowl champs celebrate at parties …

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The Day – Doctors: Breakthrough cases shouldn’t undermine confidence in coronavirus vaccine

[ad_1] Feeling ill, Michelle Johnson entered the emergency room at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital a couple of weeks ago and, in keeping with hospital protocol these days, submitted to a routine COVID-19 test. Having had the disease in the fall and been fully vaccinated against it in the spring, she …

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University of New Mexico to require COVID-19 vaccinations | Coronavirus

[ad_1] ALBUQUERQUE — The University of New Mexico will require students, faculty and other workers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Sept. 30. The mandate is subject to limited exceptions and exemptions and will be in effect at the main campus in Albuquerque, the Academic Health Sciences Campus in …

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The Latest: China orders mass coronavirus testing for Wuhan

[ad_1] BEIJING — Chinese authorities have announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks reached the city where the disease was first detected in late 2019. The provincial capital of 11 million people in central China is the latest city to undergo city-wide testing. …

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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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Crowds in Berlin defy ban, protest coronavirus restrictions

[ad_1] Hundreds have turned out in Berlin to protest the German government’s anti-coronavirus measures despite a ban on the gatherings, leading to arrests and clashes with police ByThe Associated Press August 1, 2021, 3:41 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — Hundreds of …

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Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues | Nation & World

[ad_1] FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, the state Health Department reported Friday, continuing a six-week surge that has seen it responsible for 1 in 5 new infections nationally, becoming the outbreak’s epicenter. The release came shortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis barred school districts …

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