COVID-19 cases in Florida are continuing on a downward trend, while some public health experts are optimistic about what that means for the state as we continue to navigate through the pandemic.
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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.
- LA Times
Prices are so high — and consumers are so perplexed — that a Google search of "Why are gas prices going up?" has spiked this month.
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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.
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(Bloomberg) -- Stockpiles at the biggest U.S. crude depot are quickly approaching critically low levels. The last time that happened, crude cost more than $100 a barrel.Most Read from BloombergThe Top Money Maker at Deutsche Bank Reaps Billions From SingaporeWhy Americans and Britons Are Rushing to Buy Idyllic Homes in ItalyCities' Answer to Sprawl? Go Wild.Forget Palm Springs—Santa Fe Is the New Mecca for Modern ArchitectureOne of California’s Wealthiest Counties Could Run Out of Water Next Sum
Exxon Mobil Corp plans to close two Houston-area office towers to consolidate staff in its main campus as it cuts costs following staff departures, the company said on Friday. Exxon announced last year a plan to reduce its global workforce by 14,000 people following a historical annual loss of $22.4 billion. Remaining workers at the two office buildings known as Hughes Landing, in The Woodlands (TX), will be relocated to the company's main Houston-area campus, Exxon spokesperson Casey Norton said.
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).
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Whether you should do cardio or weights first depends on your fitness goals. Do you want to burn fat? Build muscle? Here's what you need to know.
Drinking tea has many health benefits. Here's how a daily cup (or two!) can be good for you, along with healthy teas you should try.
Image by Nikola Johnny Mirkovic on Unsplash Natural gas prices have risen to seasonal record highs as global gas demand is expanding and supply is not able to keep up. Bullish fundamentals combined with weather-related events have acted as tailwinds to propel prices. The extreme supply tightness of the global gas market is now spilling into oil markets. Source: CME Group data When Inelastic Demand Meets Acute Supply Shock In Europe, natural gas prices have surged to record-high price levels. The
- American City Business Journals
Exxon was supposed to employ more than 1,400 across the two buildings in order to maintain tax incentives.
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Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story
Children and parents lined up for polio vaccines outside a Syracuse, New York school in 1961. AP PhotoThe ongoing battles over COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S. are likely to get more heated when the Food and Drug Administration authorizes emergency use of a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, expected later this fall. California has announced it will require the vaccine for elementary school attendance once it receives full FDA approval after emergency use authorization, and other states may foll
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This table shows the important differences between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca.
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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For the first time in eight months, the global shortage of computer chips won’t force General Motors to close any North American factories. Phil Amsrud, senior principal analyst for IHS Markit who studies the chip market, said GM's move is a good sign, but doesn't signal the end of the chip shortage. GM’s plants being open may be more of a sign that the company is getting better at dealing with shortages by getting rid of some optional features and diverting those chips to other uses, he said.
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Study finds 3rd Pfizer shot drastically improves protection; CDC panel votes to expand booster options: COVID-19 updates
The news came on the same day a CDC advisory panel voted unanimously to allow booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Latest news.