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US COVID Tally ‘Was An Underestimate’, Cases Likely Over 100 Mn By 2020 End: Report

The true number of US COVID-19 cases by the end of 2020 was likely more than 100 million, said a new study by researchers at Columbia University. “At the end of last year, you may recall hearing news reports that the number of COVID-19 cases in the US had topped 20 million. While that number […]

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75% of U.S. Adults Have Taken at Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine – CDC

75% of adults in the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Tuesday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The agency said 193,798,688 adults have had at least one shot, while 165,947,460 people, or 64.3% of the adult population, are fully vaccinated. The United […]

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US Pumped in Millions To Back COVID-19 Research at China’s Wuhan Institute

Public documents revealed that the US government has pumped USD 3.1 million into health organization ‘EcoHealth Alliance’ to back COVID-19 research at China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Fox News reported. According to the report from US news agency The Intercept, the ‘bat coronavirus grant’ provided EcoHealth Alliance with a total of USD 3.1 million, […]

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US COVID-19 Cases Top 40 Million; Biden To Deliver New Plan

In 2 days President Joe Biden will announce a new six-point plan to battle the current surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the highly transmissible Delta (B1617.2) variant and an uneven vaccination campaign that has left only half of the nation fully protected from the novel coronavirus. The speech will come as America faces two […]

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COVID Vaccination Rates Have Slumped in Some Parts of the World, and Experts Are Worried

When coronavirus vaccines were developed, trialed, and authorized for emergency use in record time, millions of people eagerly awaited the protection and peace of mind they afforded. But around nine months after vaccination rollouts began in the West, there has been a slowdown in some national and state-wide immunization drives across the U.S. and Europe. […]

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How To Protect Children Under 12 From COVID-19, According to Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci says there’s an important step adult can take to protect children who are too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19. “The way you protect children who, because of their age, cannot get vaccinated yet is to surround the children — be it friends, family, school teachers, personnel in the school — surround […]

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Spain Mandates Full COVID-19 Vaccination Proof for American Tourists

Spain is tweaking its travel entry rules from next week to require vaccination certificates from US tourists, adjusting to recent European Union (EU) advice on stricter rules due to growing anxiety over coronavirus contagion in the US. The European Council’s decision earlier this week to remove the US from a safe list of countries for […]

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Delta Variant Does Not Cause More Severe Childhood Covid, Suggests US Study

US pediatric Covid hospitalizations have surged since Delta became predominant, but a new study that offers a first look at the relevant data suggests that fears the variant causes more severe disease are unfounded. The paper by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that between June 20 and July 31, 2021, unvaccinated […]

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Full FDA Approval of Pfizer COVID Shot Will Enable Vaccine Requirements

Full federal approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine will empower businesses and universities to require vaccinations and tip hesitant Americans toward getting the jab, the surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, said on Sunday. “We already know that there are many businesses and universities that have moved toward vaccine requirements,” Murthy told CNN’s State of the Union. “And […]

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Now Testing Negative for COVID-19

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he has tested negative for COVID-19, just four days after testing positive.