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I tested positive for Covid-19 twice in two cities. The responses were vastly different
As someone who has tested positive for Covid-19 in both Britain and Hong Kong, I've experienced the worst of both worlds.
Delta Variant "Greatest Threat" To US' Covid Efforts: Dr Anthony Fauci
The variant, which was first detected in India, is more contagious and causes more severe disease than other circulating variants, Dr Anthony Fauci said.
BBC’s Andrew Marr says he caught Covid-19 AFTER vaccine
BBC journalist Andrew Marr says he caught a “nasty” bout of Covid-19 despite being fully vaccinated. Government advisers say this is normal, and similar cases are cropping up around the world.
Cruising was a Covid disaster. Now it claims to be the 'safest vacation available'
The world's cruise ships were once titans of the oceans, raking in billions in profit as their city-sized passenger populations traveled across the globe.
These Wallets Are Big Enough to Stow All of Your Essentials-Even Vaccine Cards
Here, shop practical, beautiful wallets that will only age better with time.
"Vaccination Plus Mask": WHO Official On Measures To Fight Delta Plus Strain
The WHO representative explained that vaccination is essential because it lowers the probability of spreading the virus and lowers the risks of severe disease.
Delta Variant Forces New Lockdowns As Europe Lifts Covid Restrictions
While COVID-19 vaccination drives have brought down infections in several countries, the rise of the Delta variant has stoked fears of new waves of the virus.
Spain Drops Outdoor Mask Rule, But Many Stay Covered Up
COVID-19: Spain's newly relaxed rules allow one to not wear masks outdoors, but people still have to use them indoors or in crowded outdoor spaces.
BioNTech wants authorization to vaccinate minors from 2 years of age
The BioNTech / Pfizer vaccine was the first to be licensed for ages 16 and over worldwide.
Your taxes pay for minister’s Snogs: Matt Hancock's secret affair caught on camera and exposed
MARRIED Matt Hancock apologised for breaching social distancing with his mistress Gina, the wife of Oliver Bonas founder Oliver Tress, despite preaching to the nation to hug “carefully”. His sex affair is paid by the public tax payers mo...
Does the Covid vaccine impact periods?
Almost 4,000 UK women have reported changes to their period patterns after receiving a coronavirus vaccine.
Delta Variant Significantly More Transmissible, Dangerous: Indian-American Doctor
"We have seen how quickly it has taken over in the United Kingdom, where it's become - getting close to 100 per cent of new COVID cases, Delta. And we have seen a surge here too. So I am worried," America's Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murth...
World Health Organization Identifies Issues At Russian Vaccine Plant
World Health Organization released a summary report of its preliminary findings, detailing six issues found during its May 31 to June 4 visit to the Pharmstandard Ufa Vitamin Plant in Ufa, southern Russia.
Delta Variant Greatest Threat To US Pandemic Response: Top Expert Fauci
"The transmissibility is unquestionably greater" in the Delta variant than the original variant of COVID-19, Dr Anthony Fauci said, adding that "it is associated with an increased disease severity."
US To Miss July 4 Goal Of One Covid Shot For 70% Adults: White House
"We think it'll take a few extra weeks to get to 70 percent of all adults with at least one shot," said Jeffrey Zients, head of the White House Covid response team.
WHO "Concerned" About Eased Virus Curbs Around Euro 2020
"WHO is concerned about easing of restrictions in some of the host countries," Robb Butler, an executive director at WHO's Regional Office for Europe, said in a statement to AFP.
Why Biden's Effort to Forge a United Front with EU Against China is a Rather Steep Challenge
Although the Biden administration is trying to reassure the EU about Washington's commitment to transatlantic values, mutual distrust and differences still persist, undermining the White House's idea of forming a united front against Chi...
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened those who refused to take the coronavirus vaccine with jail
President says he is ‘exasperated’ by reports of vaccine hesitancy in the capital amid slow rollout.
UK govt gave contract to IT firm that is ‘openly plotting’ to turn vaccine passports into a national ID card, privacy group warns
The British government has been accused of aiming to covertly implement a national ID programme, after it partnered with a company that has advocated turning vaccine passports into a multi-purpose document.
British PM Warns Of "Rough Winter" As Covid Cases Remain High
Boris Johnson's warning came as the UK registered a further 9,284 daily COVID-19 infections on Sunday, a day before the government had planned to ease all lockdown measures until the Delta variant forced a month-long delay into July.
WHO epidemiologist warns future ‘constellation of mutations’ could challenge Covid vaccine effectiveness
Even with more people getting inoculated against Covid-19, a WHO epidemiologist has warned that new vaccines and continued “measures” will be needed to tackle any future “constellation of mutations”.
Facebook, Alphabet keep rising; Apple, Netflix fade
After a synchronized surge last year, so-called FAANG stocks peel away as investors look beyond pandemic
American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights due to staffing shortages and maintenance issues
American said it may cancel more than 50 flights per day through July as airlines and TSA struggle with staffing amid a surge in travel, ABC reported.
New Data Suggests Low Risk Of COVID-19 Reinfection In Population
The data was published to help monitor and understand the risk of people contracting COVID-19 again. The data will be published regularly as part of the PHE Weekly Surveillance Report, according to a release.
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