It's becoming even clearer just how important vaccines are in protecting against serious COVID-19 infections and death, especially as the U.S. starts to see encouraging trends, experts from Johns Hopkins University said Friday. The pandemic picture painted by experts from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health was distressing, and yet hopeful at the same time. The experts called for cautious optimism amid current downward trends in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, plus a plateauing of the number of deaths, according to data from the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.
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- Business Insider
CDC advisors vote unanimously to give boosters to everyone with a J&J shot and some with Moderna. Here's how to know if you should get one.
COVID-19 booster shots should be available in the coming days for everyone who's had J&J, as well as select groups of Moderna recipients.
- The Daily Beast
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- Idaho Statesman
The Food and Drug Administration said the yellow, red and white onions came from the State of Chihuahua in Mexico.
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead. Despite mask mandates, strict social curbs and COVID-19 booster doses available for over a month, infections in the Asian city-state's latest outbreak, driven by the Delta variant, took the death toll to 280, up from 55 early in September. "Singapore may potentially experience two to three epidemic waves as measures are increasingly relaxed," said Alex Cook, a disease modelling expert at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
- USA TODAY
Salmonella outbreak linked to onions: Throw away onions if you don't know where they're from, CDC says
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked fresh whole onions to a growing and mysterious salmonella outbreak with cases in 37 states.
Officials have linked a salmonella outbreak across 37 states to whole red, yellow and white onions that were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed nationwide by ProSource Inc. As of Oct. 18, a total 652 people infected with the outbreak strain of salmonella Oranienburg have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been no reported deaths linked to the outbreak.
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- The Conversation
Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story
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- Kansas City Star
About 19% of the unvaccinated people in Kansas and 15% of those in Missouri don’t believe COVID-19 is a threat.
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- Good Morning America
There is a growing sense of optimism across the country, with national coronavirus infection rates steadily falling, booster shots available for many Americans and pending vaccine approval on the horizon for young children. In southern states like Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia, which were hit early on by the delta surge, hospitalizations are on the decline. "You're starting to see an uptick in cases in the colder parts of the country and as people are driven indoors without masks on," former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNN earlier this month.