The CDC reports a 10 percent rise in new cases in just the last week. 25 percent of those cases have been linked to the delta variant.
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There are zip codes in five Bay Area cities where vaccination rates are the lowest, with 45 to 60% of the population still not fully vaccinated. Experts say these Bay Area neighborhoods are driving most of the transmission fueling our fourth COVID-19 surge.
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There could be several reasons for the pesky pins-and-needles feeling you get.
CDC data show 74% of people who tested positive for the virus in Massachusetts outbreak were fully vaccinated
A federal investigation into a COVID-19 outbreak earlier this month in a Massachusetts county that's home to Cape Cod found that 74% of the 469 infections were among vaccinated people, a finding that raises questions about the prevalence of breakthrough infections.
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Essentials to have on hand as the delta variant spreads across the country, from hand sanitizer to masks to thermometers.
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“High risk, immune compromised and sadly couldn’t muster an immune response,” tweeted Steve Edwards, president and CEO of CoxHealth.
- The Telegraph
One in four patients classed as a Covid hospitalisation is being treated for other reasons, official data reveal, prompting claims that the public has been misled. For the first time, the NHS national stocktake establishes how many patients categorised as Covid hospitalisations had another primary cause of admission. The data shows that of 5,021 patients this week classed as hospitalised by Covid, 1,166 were admitted for other reasons. On Thursday night, Tory MPs accused the Government of making
Agnes Velasquez, mom to 15-year-old Paulina, is also battling COVID, but has milder symptoms after getting vaccinated
- Women's Health
"It is possible, even if health care professionals, social media, and the internet tell you otherwise."
The former Bachelorette said she has swelling and blurred vision from the spots and is "trying to limit the stress" in her life so she can heal
Insomnia can become your new nighttime scourge as you ponder how and why your circadian rhythms got so out of whack. “Many people 65+ find that their sleep quality diminishes,” said Brandon Peters, M.D., a sleep physician at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.
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6 vaccinated people who got COVID-19 share where they were infected: weddings, summer camps, and a Vegas trip
Breakthrough cases are becoming more common as the more transmissible Delta variant spreads across the US.
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5 Healthy Benefits of Flaxseeds—the Small-but-Mighty Superfood Worth Sprinkling, Blending, and Baking Into Everything
Dust flaxseeds over oatmeal, smoothies, salads, and more for a super-healthy boost.
During India’s brutal second wave of Covid-19 between April and June, public health experts, human rights activists, and the international community blamed the Narendra Modi government for undercounting deaths.
A California restaurant asking patrons for proof they're unvaccinated was once fined $165,520 for not protecting staff and diners from COVID
Basilico's Pasta e Vino in Huntington Beach asks patrons for proof they're unvaccinated and discourages masks despite a local surge in COVID-19 cases.
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What Heart Rate Variability Means on Your Fitness Tracker—and Whether It's Worth Paying Attention To
Here’s what this health metric really indicates, according to cardiologists.
- Men's Health
Kiss your spare tire goodbye.
In an internal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released on Friday, experts state that the COVID-19 Delta variant is more transmissible than the common cold, seasonal flu, and smallpox, and just as contagious as chickenpox. The New York Times was among several news outlets to obtain a copy of the internal document and reported that while CDC experts have publicly claimed that transmission of the Delta variant is rare among those who are vaccinated, internally “scientists h
- Washington Examiner
President Joe Biden snapped at a reporter who asked him about past assurances that those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear protective face masks.
My parents had drug and alcohol addiction. My ailing mother got sober, but now overspends and gambles. She wants to move in. What do I owe her?
'She is my mother. I do care about her, and don't want to see anything bad happen to her.'