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Dr. Scott Gottlieb expects coronavirus to be an ‘endemic’ virus in U.S. after delta surge

[ad_1] Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he expects the coronavirus to become an endemic virus in the U.S. and other Western countries after the recent surge in delta variant infections calms down. “We’re transitioning from this being a pandemic to being more of an endemic virus, at least …

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Global tally of COVID-19 cases tops 200 million as U.S., Germany and France push back against WHO call on boosters

[ad_1] The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 topped 200 million on Thursday, reaching a milestone that the World Health Organization had predicted just a day ago would come by next week in the latest sign of just how far and fast the virus has spread. …

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CDC releases data that informed reconsideration of face masks, says delta variant of COVID means the ‘war has changed’

[ad_1] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released research Friday about the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19 that informed its decision earlier this week to recommend that even vaccinated people resume wearing face masks in public settings in areas with high rates of transmission. The research is …

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Biden says COVID-19 fast becoming pandemic of unvaccinated, hopes children under 12 can join program ‘within months’

[ad_1] The coronavirus pandemic is fast becoming one for those people who have not yet gotten vaccinated, a frustrated President Joe Biden has warned, but he is also optimistic that children under the age of 12 will be eligible to join the program within months. Speaking at a CNN Town …

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COVID-19 cases now rising in all 50 states, as global tally tops 189 million

[ad_1] The global tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed above 189 million on Friday, as the highly transmissible delta variant continued to spread across the world, pushing new infection numbers higher in many countries, including the U.S. The daily average number of new U.S. cases stood at 28,315 on …

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U.S. COVID-19 cases more than double in two weeks as delta variant spreads fast, and WHO warns ‘pandemic nowhere near finished’

[ad_1] The number of new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. has more than doubled in the last two weeks, as the delta variant continues to race across the nation, infecting both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, who account for more than 99% of recent fatalities. The average case tally on …

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Delta variant drove COVID-19 cases higher across the globe last week — including in the U.S.

[ad_1] The highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19, now present in 111 countries, drove cases higher across the globe in the past week, including in the U.S., where the curve is rising again after months of declines, especially in those states with low vaccination rates. Confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne …

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WHO head slams countries for ordering millions of COVID booster shots, when much of the world has not even vaccinated the most vulnerable

[ad_1] The head of the World Health Organization slammed countries and regions that are ordering millions of booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines before many others have had the supplies to vaccinate even their most vulnerable and again called on world leaders to ensure more equitable access to jabs. In case …

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Fauci says COVID-19 vaccine boosters not needed for now, with delta variant mostly infecting the unvaccinated

[ad_1] Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a top medical adviser to President Joe Biden, did the round of Sunday talk shows on Sunday to say COVID-19 vaccine boosters are not needed in the U.S. right now as almost all new cases are …

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Delta variant of COVID-19 is forcing Asian countries to lock down, while Africa suffers its worst week a year and a half into the pandemic

[ad_1] In the latest sign of the uneven state of the coronavirus pandemic around the world, a slew of countries in the Asia-Pacific region are rushing to impose restrictions on movement to contain surging cases, a full year and a half into a pandemic that many had originally handled deftly. …

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