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Indiana doctor’s speech spreads COVID falsehoods

[ad_1] An Indiana doctor’s recent appearance at a small community school board meeting northeast of Indianapolis has racked up tens of millions of views across social media this week, with users falsely claiming it included facts about COVID-19 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the federal government …

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Shots give COVID-19 survivors big immune boost, studies show

[ad_1] Even people who have recovered from COVID-19 are urged to get vaccinated, especially as the extra-contagious delta variant surges — and a new study shows survivors who ignored that advice were more than twice as likely to get reinfected. Friday’s report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Exclusive: Intel agencies scour reams of genetic data from Wuhan lab in Covid origins hunt

[ad_1] Washington CNN —   US intelligence agencies are digging through a treasure trove of genetic data that could be key to uncovering the origins of the coronavirus – as soon as they can decipher it. This giant catalog of information contains genetic blueprints drawn from virus samples studied at …

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Coronavirus live news: research shows extent of mental health impact in Europe — as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 6.34pm EDT 18:34 Summary Here’s a round up of this evening’s Coronavirus news Future travellers to the United States will have to be fully vaccinated a White House official has said. The new requirement is being discussed as part of a phased approach to easing restrictions for foreign visitors. …

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Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination?

[ad_1] Can I get ‘long COVID’ if I’m infected after vaccination? It’s unclear, but researchers are studying the chances of long-term symptoms developing in anyone who might get infected after vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccines in use around the world are effective at preventing severe illness and death from the coronavirus, …

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University of New Mexico to require COVID-19 vaccinations | Coronavirus

[ad_1] ALBUQUERQUE — The University of New Mexico will require students, faculty and other workers to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Sept. 30. The mandate is subject to limited exceptions and exemptions and will be in effect at the main campus in Albuquerque, the Academic Health Sciences Campus in …

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Coronavirus live news: thousands protest against German Covid measures; Fauci rules out new US lockdowns – as it happened | World news

[ad_1] 6.29pm EDT 18:29 Mexico’s health ministry has reported 6,740 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 128 more fatalities, Reuters reports. It brings its total to 2,854,992 infections and 241,034 deaths. 6.27pm EDT 18:27 Brazil death toll rises by 464 Brazil had 20,503 new cases of coronavirus reported in the …

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Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others

[ad_1] In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots. Health officials …

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What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

[ad_1] What is a COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case? It’s when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. In studies, the two-dose COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna were around 95% effective at preventing illness, while the one-shot Johnson & Johnson shot was 72% effective, though direct comparisons are …

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What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

[ad_1] What is a COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case? It’s when a fully vaccinated person gets infected with the coronavirus. In studies, the two-dose COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna were around 95% effective at preventing illness, while the one-shot Johnson & Johnson shot was 72% effective, though direct comparisons are …

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