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A dangerous Covid-19 variant on the rise could cause outbreaks in US states with lower vaccination rates, expert says - CNN

The Delta variant is quickly on its way to becoming the dominant strain of Covid-19 in the US, raising concerns that outbreaks could hit vulnerable communities come fall.

Published At: 2021-06-14T07:09:00Z

Madeline Holcombe, CNN

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US has administered 309.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, CDC says - msnNOW

The United States had administered 309,322,545 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and distributed 374,398,105 doses in the country as of Sunday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Published At: 2021-06-14T03:11:00Z

Reuters

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Covid cases fall across US but experts warn of dangers of vaccine hesitancy - The Guardian

Health experts emphasize need for even those who have had disease to get inoculated

Published At: 2021-06-13T21:06:00Z

Guardian staff reporter

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The Doctor Who Eliminated Smallpox Says COVID-19 Is Here To Stay - Daily Beast

Dr. Larry Brilliant spoke with Harry Siegel about why it’s too late to hope for herd immunity despite the “magic” of vaccines, and much more.

Published At: 2021-06-13T17:59:22Z

Harry Siegel

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Vaccinating Oklahoma: Tracking vaccination rates, COVID-19 data, maps and updates - KOCO Oklahoma City

KOCO 5 is keeping you updated on the COVID-19 pandemic in Oklahoma. Keep checking this story for updates on vaccination rates, latest data update of new cases, along with local and national headlines.

Published At: 2021-06-13T17:24:00Z

KOCO Staff

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Covid: Common diabetes drug may help treat lung inflammation - India TV News

Blood sugar-lowering drug Metformin can prevent pulmonary or lung inflammation, a major factor in Covid-19 severity and mortality, researchers have found in studies of mice infected by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Published At: 2021-06-13T17:20:36Z

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Deposits of Copper And Magnetic Iron Found in Alzheimer's Patients' Brains - ScienceAlert

Set aside every scrap of iron inside a human body and you might have enough to fashion a nail or two. As for copper, you'd be lucky to extract just enough to make a small earring.

Published At: 2021-06-13T17:02:14Z

Mike McRae

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Gottlieb says coronavirus Delta variant likely to become dominant U.S. strain - Face the Nation

Published At: 2021-06-13T15:47:40Z

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'It's a moving chess board': Covid reopening creates new anxieties - CNN

Deirdre Lawson was living her best life before the pandemic -- if she wasn't traveling, she was going to concerts, movies or doing other activities with friends -- often at the spur of the moment.

Published At: 2021-06-13T13:51:00Z

David Williams, CNN

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Coronavirus variants can evade antibodies by spreading via supercells: Study - The Tribune India

Highly infectious coronavirus can change human cells, making them fuse with two or more nearby cells

Published At: 2021-06-13T13:07:00Z

Tribune India

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CDC to discuss rare heart inflammation following vaccine - News 13 Orlando

CDC to discuss rare heart inflammation following vaccine

Published At: 2021-06-13T12:21:00Z

Rachael Krause

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‘People are so burned out’: US essential workers struggle as restrictions lifted - The Guardian

Workers fight for permanent improvements to wages and benefits as many are concerned about safety and angry over working conditions

Published At: 2021-06-13T09:01:00Z

Michael Sainato

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Long-Haul COVID-19 for Children and Teenagers - Healthline

While most people with severe COVID-19 were adults, experts are also learning how seemingly mild cases of COVID-19 have turned into debilitating cases of long-haul COVID-19.

Published At: 2021-06-13T07:07:30Z

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'It is bone-crushing pain' | News - Jamaica Gleaner

Linton and Beverly Bell were so excited as they got ready to welcome their ‘wash-belly’. The moment he entered the world, his mom said, their baby Noel was actually bawling. That’s good, right? Not in this case, as his cry was really groaning. Mrs...

Published At: 2021-06-13T05:11:40Z

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Vaxxinity hopes its Covid jab technology will help treat Alzheimer’s - Financial Times

US biotech says pandemic has helped it accelerate development of new class of drugs

Published At: 2021-06-13T04:00:32Z

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Pill for diabetics could also protect against heart failure - Daily Mail

The medication, empagliflozin, is thought to stimulate the heart, making it more efficient and leading to 'significant improvements' in function after just three months.

Published At: 2021-06-12T21:19:37Z

Jonathan Neal

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Two Monkeypox cases discovered in UK - New York Post

Monkeypox causes a rash and pus-filled blisters to grow on the body.

Published At: 2021-06-12T19:37:00Z

Paula Froelich

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Female Teen Suicide Attempts Increased Sharply During Pandemic Lockdowns - The Epoch Times

Teenagers hospitalized for suspected suicide attempts saw a spike during COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. A new ...

Published At: 2021-06-12T18:42:53Z

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The Big Number: HIV infections have dropped by 73 percent in the past 40 years - The Washington Post

Today in the U.S., about 1.2 million people are living with HIV, including more than half whose treatment has prevented the disease from progressing, the CDC says.

Published At: 2021-06-12T18:00:00Z

Linda Searing

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Congo president says Kinshasa hospitals 'overwhelmed' by coronavirus - Reuters

Hospitals in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa are "overwhelmed" by a rise in COVID-19 infections, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Saturday, as the country was hit by a third wave of the disease.

Published At: 2021-06-12T17:23:00Z

Reuters