The guidance says that all schools should require that all children and staff in schools K-8th grade wear face coverings consistently when indoors.
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More than half of Covid hospitalisations are patients who only tested positive after admission, leaked data reveal. The figures suggest vast numbers are being classed as hospitalised by Covid when they were admitted with other ailments, with the virus picked up by routine testing. Experts said it meant the national statistics, published daily on the government website and frequently referred to by ministers, may far overstate the levels of pressures on the NHS. The leaked data – covering all NHS
- The New York Times
Ned Hallick, a lighting specialist accustomed to hauling heavy equipment, was 63 when he first noticed occasional spells of lightheadedness. Then one day, Hallick, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, told me, “I became so exhausted that walking up the subway stairs felt like I was climbing a mountain.” His primary care doctor, suspecting a heart problem, did several tests, including an EKG, and based on the results, referred him to a cardiologist. Diagnosis: atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, the most
- Good Morning America
Kayley Reese first noticed what seemed like a growing bump in her stomach over a year ago. Reese, 23, said she did not notice any other physical symptoms, so she did not do anything about it. It was not until June when Reese flew home to Orlando, Florida, that she began to feel symptoms and sought treatment.
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- USA TODAY Opinion
As Lylah Baker recovers, family members have tested positive for exposure. Scientists are tracking clues for the source but so far coming up short.
Marjorie Taylor Greene said she was sorry for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust. Now she's saying private businesses not letting unvaccinated people in is 'segregation.'
Greene's tweeted this controversial take on racial segregation just a month after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust.
Bowel health doesn’t need to be a stigmatized mystery shrouded in uncomfortable laughter. Our bowels have their own way of communicating with us and they can tell you whether everything is A-OK or not-so-great with the rest of our bodies. Whether it’s something up with your diet, your latest workout or your mental health, your […]
- USA TODAY
'New science is worrisome': CDC recommends wearing masks indoors, again. What that means for vaccinated Americans.
The CDC may be hoping to ratchet up pressure on unvaccinated Americans and empower businesses and schools to implement mask mandates, experts say.
- The Daily Beast
AP Photo/Eric GayAny suggestion that COVID-19 can be equated with the flu should have ended more than 4 million deaths ago.But here is what the Northeast Independent School District (NEISD) in San Antonio, Texas, sent to parents four days ago:“This school year, public schools will treat COVID-19 exposure similar to the flu or strep throat and will not send home COVID-19 letters.”The announcement, signed by Superintendent Sean Maika, also reported that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the state legisla
- KTRK – Houston
Doctors fear we're seeing another surge. At United Medical Memorial Center, the virus is hitting the unvaccinated the hardest.
People with allergic reaction to mRNA vaccines can get 2nd dose; Delta viral load over 1,000 times higher
The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Most people with allergic reactions to the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine from either Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna can safely receive the second dose, a new study shows. The rates of allergic reactions to these vaccines have been reported to be as high as 2%, with anaphylaxis, the most serious kind, occurring in up to 2.5 of every 10,000 vaccine recipients, the researchers said.
- The Week
I found a discrepancy in CDC vaccine stats. Here's what happened.
- Washington Examiner
A Minnesota student says she was given an "equity survey" in class that she was not allowed to share with her parents.
It's yet another piece of the research puzzle related to coffee consumption, experts say.
- ABC News
The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 611,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57.5% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- KTRK – Houston
The health department is urging residents to get vaccinated after the county and city reached 5,001 COVID-19 deaths combined.
CDC reverses policy on face masks, amid reports of breakthrough infections with delta variant of COVID-19
Reports of breakthrough infections with the delta variant of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in Americans who are fully vaccinated has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to change its policy on face masks in public settings for some parts of the U.S.
- Business Insider
A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were 'this is not a hoax, this is real'
"It took watching my son die and me suffering the effects of covid for us to realize we need the vaccine," Christy Carpenter told The Washington Post.
- Washington Examiner
Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins has announced his second diagnosis with the coronavirus, revealing that this bout is more severe than his first.
When the GOP Doctors Caucus gathered to publicly encourage vaccines last week, the message came with a caveat: Talk to your doctor about an antibody test.For example: "If you haven’t had the vaccine, or if you haven’t tested positive for the virus, go to your doctor. Ask him for the antibody test," said Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), who is an OB/GYN. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free."And then you and your doctor should decide the pros and cons, the risks