Tag Archives: pandemic

Misinformation about COVID-19 at public forums vexes local boards, big tech

[ad_1] Public forums before local school boards and city councils are the latest sources of misinformation about COVID-19. Videos of people criticizing masks or vaccines as ineffective have been seen by millions of people and are creating new challenges for local governments and tech companies looking to weigh free speech …

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What The Covid-19 Coronavirus Delta Variant Is Doing To Fall Plans

[ad_1] Were you planning on the returning to college football stadiums and other such venues this Fall? … [+] Well, think again. The spread of the Delta variant is a reminder that the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic is not over. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Getty Images Former boxer turned philosopher …

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Law creates new wrinkle in COVID response | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The end of the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be like one of those faux movie endings that string the audience along. Cities and counties are reconsidering new health measures as the delta variant causes a surge in cases and hospitalization. But there’s one big difference this time around. …

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Gov. Beshear issues executive order mandating masks in schools amid COVID-19 surge | In-depth

[ad_1] LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Gov. Andy Beshear has again required universal masking in public and private schools amid an escalation of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations because of the more infectious delta variant. Beshear announced the new executive order, which will last 30 days and cover preschool and child care …

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Montgomery County records 562 new coronavirus cases over 7 days | Local News

[ad_1] NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County recorded more than 500 new, positive coronavirus cases during the latest seven-day period, marking the fifth consecutive week that cases have increased. The 562 new positive COVID-19 cases, reported in the county during the seven-day period Aug. 4 to Aug. 10, brought the county’s total …

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A six-week surge of the coronavirus has put Ky. about where it was six months ago, but then it was going down; now it’s going up | Kentucky

[ad_1] Six weeks of the Delta variant have put the pandemic in Kentucky about where it was six months ago, but then it was coming off its biggest surge. Just how big the current surge will get is anybody’s guess, because vaccinations are rising more slowly than new cases are …

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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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Coronavirus Roundup: Watchdogs Find Challenges With COVID Data System and PPE Distribution Early in the Pandemic 

[ad_1] As the Biden administration approaches its 200-day mark on Saturday, the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service applauded its early actions on federal management. This includes “issuing guidance on the future of work in federal agencies after the pandemic, including hybrid and remote work options,” the Partnership said in a …

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Odisha CM Warns of Complete Lockdown If Rules Flouted; Centre to Give Rs 5L Insurance to Kids Orphaned Due to Covid-19

[ad_1] “God knows whether we will achieve our target of December 31 that we have set. Looks like we are not. Just yesterday, it was in the press that we need to vaccinate 90 lakh people a day to be able to achieve that. How will we achieve that? We …

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