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Arizona reports 2,970 more COVID-19 cases, most in 6 months | Coronavirus in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Thursday reported 2,970 additional COVID-19 cases, the most reported in a single day in the past six months, as the number of virus patients occupying hospital beds continued to climb. The climbing cases have prompted colleges and universities to impose renewed mask mandates and …

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Arizona reports 2,970 more COVID-19 cases, most in 6 months | Coronavirus in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Thursday reported 2,970 additional COVID-19 cases, the most reported in a single day in the past six months, as the number of virus patients occupying hospital beds continued to climb. The climbing cases have prompted colleges and universities to impose renewed mask mandates and …

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Florida governor deploying rapid-response team to fight Covid-19 surge

[ad_1] “This is the most effective treatment that we’ve yet encountered for people who are infected with Covid-19,” DeSantis said. “This, applied early and properly, has the ability to reduce your likelihood of being hospitalized.” Monoclonal antibodies are intensely focused, lab-made versions of convalescent plasma. The antibodies come from people …

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Stocks wobble as investors weigh jobs, inflation reports

[ad_1] Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses Thursday in quiet trading as weakness in chipmakers offset gains by health care companies and other sectors. The S&P 500 index was up less than 0.1% as of 11:49 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 110 points, or 0.3%, to …

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Two more county residents die from COVID-19 complications | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Douglas County is approaching yet another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic as the county’s COVID-19 Recovery Team reported the 99th death of a county resident due to the illness. Along with 161 total confirmed and presumptive cases reported Wednesday, the county also announced the deaths of a 71-year-old …

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Massachusetts prison deals with inmate coronavirus outbreak

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — A maximum security prison in Massachusetts is battling a coronavirus outbreak among inmates, the state Department of Correction said. The agency said Wednesday that 29 inmates at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley have tested positive for COVID-19 this month. In addition, one inmate at the …

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Israel, 80% Vaccinated, Suffers Another Covid-19 Surge

[ad_1] TEL AVIV—After becoming one of the first countries to open up thanks to a widespread Covid-19 vaccination campaign, Israel is again on guard, this time against the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Mask mandates are back, including requirements to mask up for large outdoor gatherings. Many …

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Russia reports record daily COVID-19 death toll

[ad_1] MOSCOW — Daily COVID-19 deaths in Russia have hit a new record following a sharp surge of coronavirus infections last month. Russian authorities reported 808 deaths on Thursday, the country’s highest daily toll of the pandemic. The previous record of 799 was reported four times over the past four …

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US coronavirus: Experts hope to expand vaccine protection for children and immunocompromised people to win the race against variants

[ad_1] “Make no mistake, the FDA will move quickly on this because they recognize what’s at stake. It’s the health of our children, and there’s really nothing more important than that,” Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Evaluating vaccines for children under 12 is now a top …

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Asian shares fall as caution sets in on coronavirus worries

[ad_1] Asian shares fell Thursday as caution set in among investors after banks and industrial companies helped lift stocks mostly higher on Wall Street. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged down 0.2% in afternoon trading to 28,024.44. South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.5% to 3,205.83 after jigsawing earlier in the day. Australia’s …

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