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CDC says 7-day average of daily U.S. Covid cases surpassed peak seen last summer

[ad_1] A man inquires about a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at a mobile testing van in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., June 2, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The seven-day average of daily coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed the peak seen last summer when the nation didn’t have an authorized …

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California is requiring proof of Covid vaccination for state employees

[ad_1] Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images California will require state employees and some health-care workers to show proof of Covid-19 or face mandatory weekly testing, top state officials said Monday. State employees will be required to submit documentation of their immunization by Aug. 2, according to a …

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Americans will need masks indoors as U.S. heads for ‘dangerous fall’ with surge in delta Covid cases

[ad_1] People wearing protective masks shop in a Walmart store on May 18, 2021 in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images As the highly transmissible delta Covid variant continues to spread rapidly across the United States and elsewhere around the world, scientists and other health experts are warning …

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Covid-19 has destroyed 22 million jobs in advanced countries

[ad_1] A worker wearing a protective mask, gloves and a face shield disinfects a checkout counter inside an Ikea store. Bloomberg | Getty Images As many as 22 million jobs have been lost in advanced economies due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday. …

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WHO says variant is the fastest and fittest and will ‘pick off’ most vulnerable

[ad_1] The highly contagious delta variant is the fastest and fittest coronavirus strain yet, and it will “pick off” the most vulnerable people, especially in places with low Covid-19 vaccination rates, World Health Organization officials warned Monday. Delta, first identified in India, has the potential “to be more lethal because …

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Expert on U.S.-China competition in vaccine diplomacy

[ad_1] Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport on April 24, 2021, in the Syrian capital. Loua Beshara | AFP | Getty Images U.S.-China competition may be heating up on another front: Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy. China has been a major Covid …

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Fauci’s 2,000 emails a day show how little U.S. officials knew in the early days of the Covid pandemic

[ad_1] Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institute Of Allergy and Infectious Diseases attends a U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the COVID-19 response, focusing on an update from federal officials, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 18, 2021. Anna Moneymaker | Pool | …

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WHO is closely monitoring 10 Covid variants as virus mutates around the world

[ad_1] Mukesh Bhardwaj cries as he sits next to his wife, who receives oxygen support for free for people suffering from breathing problems, outside a Gurudwara (Sikh temple), amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, India, May 3, 2021. Adnan Abidi | Reuters The World Health Organization …

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Southern California, San Joaquin Valley trigger stay-at-home order

[ad_1] A waitress serves guests as people dine outdoors in Pasadena, California, the only city in Los Angeles County still allowing that service on December 2, 2020. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Two regions in California, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California, have triggered the state’s new …

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