Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines eases virus lockdown in capital despite WHO warning

The Philippines will ease coronavirus restrictions in the capital Manila to spur economic activity, officials said Tuesday, despite record infection numbers and a warning from the WHO against the move.

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Study suggests Delta does not cause more severe childhood COVID

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.

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Florida board reverses mask mandate, complies with DeSantis

A South Florida school district that voted last week to require facial coverings when in-person learning resumes this month now says it will comply with Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order preventing mask mandates in schools, ...

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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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