Tag Archives: Disease outbreaks

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of U.S. | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread among vaccinated people, …

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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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Louisiana Rep. Higgins says he, wife, son have coronavirus

[ad_1] A Republican congressman from Louisiana who has criticized mask mandates and public health restrictions says he and his wife and son are now sick with the coronavirus By Associated Press July 26, 2021, 5:35 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — …

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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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Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus | National

[ad_1] WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday. “We’re going in the wrong direction,’’ said Dr. Anthony Fauci, describing himself as “very frustrated.” He …

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The Latest: White House says no change to mask mandate | Business

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The White House says there’s been no decision to change the COVID-19 guidance on wearing face masks. Press secretary Jen Psaki insisted Thursday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and not the White House, makes the decisions about public health. Psaki says any change in …

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Man with coronavirus disguises as wife on Indonesian flight

[ad_1] An Indonesian man with the coronavirus has boarded a domestic flight disguised as his wife, wearing a niqab covering his face and carrying fake IDs and a negative PCR test result By RANDI BASRI Associated Press July 22, 2021, 8:04 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to …

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Covid Local officials across U.S. are starting to reimpose mask rules as delta variant takes hold

[ad_1] People wearing face protective masks walk on Hollywood Blvd during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2021. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters From Los Angeles to Massachusetts, local officials across the country are pleading with Americans to once again wear masks inside …

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Arizona again reporting over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is back to reporting more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day. The Arizona Department of Health Services released the latest statistics Monday and tabulated 1,034 confirmed cases but no new deaths. This brings the state’s pandemic total to 909,282 cases. The number of …

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The Latest: Most of S Korean warship’s crew have coronavirus

[ad_1] SEOUL, South Korea — The number of infected sailors on a South Korean destroyer on an anti-piracy mission off East Africa has soared to 247, the largest cluster for the country’s military during the coronavirus pandemic. The Defense Ministry said Monday two military aircraft have been sent to bring …

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