Minnesota is reporting its highest number of Covid-19 cases since vaccines were approved, delivering a blow to health care workers who hoped the shots would weaken the virus’ spread.
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BEIJING (Reuters) -China's latest COVID-19 outbreak is increasingly likely to spread further, a health official said on Sunday, as authorities urged all regions to step up monitoring and called for a reduction in travel across provinces. China has largely contained the virus but it is determined to stamp out any sporadic local outbreaks, particularly in the run-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics in February. More than 100 locally transmitted cases have been confirmed over the last week across 11 provincial areas, with most linked to 13 different tour groups.
- Washington Examiner
A leading critic of the National Institutes of Health contends the federal agency “put at risk” U.S. public health and national security by funding a bat coronavirus research project by EcoHealth Alliance.
- Rolling Stone
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has accused Fauci and NIH of funding research in Wuhan that led to Covid-19, but the nation's top epidemiologist said the senator is "absolutely incorrect"
- The Telegraph
Duchess of Cornwall on mother’s osteoporosis: ‘If you don’t take care, that’s what will happen to you’
The Duchess of Cornwall has disclosed that she makes her grandchildren look at photos of her mother to warn them to look after themselves and avoid osteoporosis.
- Eating Well
For many of us, the idea of making breakfast every day can be a little overwhelming. And as a dietitian on a budget, getting takeout every morning isn't in the cards for me either. But having a healthy, filling breakfast doesn't have to take a lot of time.
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NBC News investigated the factors driving Britain's surge and the lessons that can be gleaned from the country's experience of vaccinating and reopening early.
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Suzanne Somers shares her thoughts on aging, says it's 'So Incredible,' and 'It takes a little bit of work. It’s about health, about shifting your thinking.'
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The analysis was posted late Friday ahead of a meeting of the agency's vaccine advisers to discuss the benefits and risks of vaccinating younger children.
- USA TODAY
People injured by many vaccines are covered by a generous government program, but COVID-19 injuries fall under a different, stingier program.
- Men's Health
YouTuber Mario Tomic shares his advice for maintaining fat loss through consistency in diet and exercise in a new video.
- The Guardian
Rebound of sexually-transmitted infections the result of sluggish testing, changing behaviors and persistent issues with education People who had previously limited casual sex during the pandemic have continued pre-pandemic behaviors, only this time with STI testing efforts being dampened because of the pandemic. Photograph: Tetra Images/Getty Images/Tetra images RF Health officials in the US are concerned about how to divert key resources to combatting a rise in sexually-transmitted infections
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The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Sunday, October 24, 2021.
- Business Insider
Walmart offers employees a more 'flexible' way of working, asking them to return to the office next month
Walmart's decision comes as many companies grapple with whether to make a return to the office mandatory for employees who transitioned to remote work early in the pandemic.
"I told him I have a serious medical condition," recounted state Sen. Tina Polsky, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Jennifer Lopez, 58, had jumped at the chance to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last March, but soon began feeling regret when data showed it might be less effective than other coronavirus vaccines. So, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on booster shots Thursday night for all Johnson & Johnson recipients who had gone two months since their shot, Lopez wasted no time seeking one out.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories
Germany recorded the highest incidence of coronavirus infections since mid-May on Saturday, reaching the threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 in the past seven days that used to be the yardstick for imposing a strict lockdown. However, Health Minister Jens Spahn noted that Germany could cope much better now due to vaccination, although he said restrictions like mask wearing and limits on indoor activity for unvaccinated people would stay until next spring. The seven-day incidence rate of cases - which until August was used to decide whether to impose more stringent COVID-19 curbs - rose to 100 on Saturday from 95 on Friday, the Robert Koch Institute responsible for disease control said.
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If your onions are from Chihuahua, Mexico, throw them out. They could be part of a recall for salmonella contamination after illnesses in 37 states.
- Miami Herald
Salmonella alert: Read before you eat.
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The study, conducted by scientists from France, Germany, and Spain, found that "ghost vessels" are left behind after cells die due to COVID-19.
- The New York Times
Under the threat of losing their jobs, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers finally got a COVID-19 vaccine. Teachers, nurses and home health aides accepted their occupations’ mandates. The mass resignations some experts had predicted did not occur, as most workers hurriedly got inoculated. Josephine Valdez, 30, a public school paraprofessional from the Bronx, did not. Failing to meet the New York City Education Department’s vaccination deadline, Valdez lost her job this month. She is among the 4