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Virginia lawmakers to take up compromise for COVID-19 money

[ad_1] 1 of 3 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announces that all state workers must be vaccinated or face weekly testing for COVID-19 as he speaks to reporters inside the Patrick Henry Building in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Bob Brown)./Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) 1 of 3 …

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Third Coronavirus Vaccine Shot Needed By Winter, Moderna Says

[ad_1] Biotechnology company Moderna, best known for the creation of its mRNA coronavirus vaccine, announced on Thursday that, while its shot would remain 93 percent effective against the disease for six months following the second dose, a third shot would probably become necessary during the winter months. The health recommendation comes as case numbers affected by the highly …

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Evers hands Wisconsin hotels $70 million in coronavirus aid

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers announced Monday he has given Wisconsin hotels $70 million in federal coronavirus relief dollars. The governor’s office said grants of up to $2 million went out Friday to 888 lodging businesses around the state to help offset pandemic-related losses. The money is …

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France’s virus pass required for cafes, trains

[ad_1] PARIS — France is now requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel across the country. The measure is part of a government plan to encourage more people to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot …

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Fake COVID-19 vaccination cards worry college officials

[ad_1] SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — As the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, a growing number of colleges and universities are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for students to attend in-person classes. But the mandatory requirement has opened the door for those opposed to …

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Nearly 1,500 health systems across the United States mandate Covid-19 vaccination

[ad_1] Nearly 1,500 hospitals — roughly a quarter of all hospitals in the U.S. —now require staffers to get a covid vaccine, said Colin Milligan, a spokesperson for the American Hospital Association. More follow suit every day as hospital leaders aim to head off staff shortages like those experienced last …

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Indonesia’s Aceh medics offer COVID lifeline for the isolated | Coronavirus pandemic News

[ad_1] Medan, Indonesia – It was the evening after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on July 20 when Hambal M Zain began to run a fever. The 61-year-old coffee shop owner, who lives in the city of Banda Aceh in the northwestern Aceh Province, thought little of it at …

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US coronavirus: Covid-19 variants that evade protection could emerge in the US if more people don’t get vaccinated, Fauci says

[ad_1] “Then all of us who are protected against delta may not be protected against zaida (zeta),” the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said in a Q&A with USA Today published Sunday. If an overwhelming majority of the population is vaccinated, the virus will disappear …

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Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 1,183 – RKI

[ad_1] BERLIN, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,183 to 3,791,949, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday. The reported death toll rose by two to 91,784, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin Newsroom; Editing by …

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New Orleans Jazz Fest canceled for a 2nd year

[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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