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Coronavirus Roundup: FDA Issues Warning on J & J Shot; Republicans Call for Hearing on VA Records Backlog 

[ad_1] The Food and Drug Administration started warning on Monday that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could lead to increased risk of a rare neurological condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome during the 42-day period after vaccination. The warning is on a fact-sheet for patients and medical providers. Reportedly there have been …

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Montgomery County records 78 new coronavirus cases, one death over seven days | Local News

[ad_1] NORRISTOWN — Montgomery County recorded 78 new, positive coronavirus cases and one more virus-related death during the latest seven-day period, according to weekly data compiled by health officials. The 78 new positive COVID-19 cases, reported in the county during the seven-day period July 7 to July 13, brought the …

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Coronavirus: WHO cautions data still limited on mixing COVID-19 vaccines, but Canadian officials say it’s OK

[ad_1] OTTAWA — Canadian officials and doctors are defending sanctioning the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccines, after the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist issued a new caution about citizens opting to receive vaccines from different manufacturers, saying that the data remains limited on the practice. On Monday, WHO …

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Covid-19 news: Blood test to detect long covid may soon be possible

[ad_1] By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Staff at King’s College Hospital in London assist a patient recovering from covid-19 KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 4.30pm …

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Coronavirus positivity rate remains low in SE Pa. counties | Local News

[ad_1] HARRISBURG — The coronavirus positivity rate in Montgomery County and six neighboring counties remained below the preferred benchmark that indicates suppression of the virus, according to the latest week-to-week data compiled by state health officials. For the fourth consecutive week, Montgomery County recorded the lowest coronavirus positivity rate among …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Federal Agencies Say No Booster Shots Needed Yet; Post-COVID Telework Could Benefit Feds with Disabilities 

[ad_1] The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee is now making oversight reports from state and local agencies available on its website. There are over 90 available so far.  “Coordination with our state, local, and Tribal partners expands the breadth, scope and reach of our combined oversight efforts as we work to …

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COLORADO CORONAVIRUS: Governor Polis ends Emergency Health Order for COVID-19

[ad_1] DENVER (KDVR) — Governor Jared Polis ended the COVID-19 Health Emergency Executive Order and rescinded all previous Executive Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday. “This has been a challenging year for our state and country. We’ve experienced pain and loss but through it all, Coloradans did their part, …

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Coronavirus Roundup: Early Talks on Possible Military Vaccination Requirement; DHS to Maintain Telework Post-COVID

[ad_1] After the Biden administration narrowly missed its vaccination goal of 70% of U.S. adults to have at least their first shot by the Fourth of July, President Biden spoke on Tuesday about their progress so far and continued efforts. As of Wednesday morning, 67.1% of U.S. adults have at …

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Yellowstone Co. records 277th COVID-19 death | Coronavirus

[ad_1] ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 PM MDT FOR NORTH CENTRAL BIG HORN AND SOUTH CENTRAL YELLOWSTONE COUNTIES... At 624 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 14 miles southeast of Huntley, or 19 miles east of Billings, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind …

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The Lambda coronavirus variant has arrived in Australia. Here’s what we know so far

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[ad_1] We’ve seen the Alpha, Kappa and Delta variants cross our borders, but it turns out another strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has reached our shores. Key points: The Lambda variant is one of 11 official SARS-CoV-2 variants recognised by the World Health Organization It was first detected in …

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