A group of House Republicans held a news conference Thursday to talk about the delta variant.
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The 53-year-old was diagnosed with glioblastoma and underwent brain surgery in April.
As the contagious COVID-19 Delta variant continues to proliferate across the world, it’s natural to feel a pang of anxiety with every sneeze, cough, or tickle in your throat. The truth is, a lot of us have colds right now — after over a year of lockdowns, quarantine, and very diligent masking and hand-sanitizing, our immune systems are a little out of practice. So how do you know if that runny nose is just the common cold or a breakthrough case of COVID? The good news is, if you’re vaccinated, y
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The delta variant complicates things, to say the least.
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Nearly 72K children test positive in the past week; heart problems associated with vaccines are uncommon, study shows: COVID-19 updates
Children's vulnerability to the virus and its variants are evident as nearly 72K kids have tested positive for the virus. The latest COVID-19 updates.
We need to stop underestimating the coronavirus and adopt a multilayered approach to prevention and treatment so we can eliminate COVID-19 as a life-threatening disease.
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“To see her get excited about the unicorn and have a day just about her was amazing.”
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It may be time to move on from cloth-based face masks altogether.
About 40% of us will experience some form of memory loss after age 65. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6.2 million Americans over the age of 65 are living with Alzheimer’s disease, 11% of the elderly population. Alzheimer’s disease is twice as prevalent among older Blacks and 1.5 times more common among Hispanics as it is among older whites.
A proposal: Hold the intentionally unvaccinated liable for any costs if their decisions harm others.
Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted through the bite of an infected tick, it can lead to heart problems, meningitis or arthritis if left untreated. It is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that around 475,000 people likely contract the disease each year.
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"Orally administered, single pill, given for seven to ten days, little drug-drug interaction and low toxicity," Fauci said in a conversation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "Give me that, and I'll be really happy."
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“We are seeing the impact of the second (COVID-19) surge here at Children’s Hospital in a much more powerful way than we ever saw with the first surge,” said Dr. Anna Kathryn Rye Burch, with Prisma Health Children’s Hospital. “It’s a scary thing.”
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Most cancers linked to alcohol use were in people who have more than two drinks a day.
Even as the world deals with damage from the Delta version of Covid-19, the Lambda variant has raised concern with its resistance to antibodies.
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"It's occurred so much faster than any other surge," the chief medical officer at Louisiana's largest standalone hospital said.
If America's current COVID-19 surge continues unabated into the fall and winter, the country will likely face an even more deadly strain of the virus that could evade the current coronavirus vaccines, NIAID director Anthony Fauci told McClatchy Wednesday.Why it matters: Fauci's comments underscore the importance of acting quickly to vaccinate the tens of millions of Americans who have not been inoculated against the virus.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios M
China's worst coronavirus outbreak since the start of the pandemic a year and a half ago escalated Wednesday with dozens more cases around the country, the sealing-off of one city and the punishment of its local leaders.
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“If you have to take time off work, if you have to miss out on something, you need to go get the vaccine, because we didn't, and look where we are now,” his wife said.
"Go get vaccinated," Genevieve Gorder urged her followers on Sunday, as she gave a positive update on "Day 7" of her battle with the Delta variant, after getting fully vaccinated earlier this year
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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice launched a plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant without reimplementing any restrictions on people or businesses.