Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the Delta variant is changing the U.S. forecast for COVID-19

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccines are helping protect the unvaccinated as the new Delta strain surges across the United States, but experts say its high infectiousness could mean even more people need to take the jab to achieve ...

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New COVID restrictions in France as virus cases rise

Health officials in France on Tuesday activated an emergency plan on the Mediterranean island of Corsica as a fourth wave of COVID infections spread across the country.

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New model shows how cities can safely lift COVID-19 restrictions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 57% of people in the U.S. 12 years of age and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. While the high vaccination rates in certain areas are helping ...

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Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties announced Monday that they are reinstating a mask mandate for all indoor public settings as COVID-19 infections surge because of the highly contagious delta variant.

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China says Delta variant behind virus surge

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months, as health officials blamed the highly infectious Delta variant for a surge in infections spanning 14 provinces.

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World races to contain Delta variant, US steps up anti-virus plan

Governments around the world on Thursday raced to head off a surge in coronavirus cases driven by the Delta variant, with US President Joe Biden offering new incentives to vaccine holdouts and Israel authorizing booster shots.

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States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time, part of a nationwide effort to salvage expiring shots to battle the nation's ...

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