U.S. adds 169,000 COVID-19 cases; gov’t still well behind vaccine goal

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Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Despite a sizable increase, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States is under 200,000 for the fourth time in five days, according to updated data Tuesday. There were 168,800 new coronavirus cases nationwide on Monday, according to Johns Hopkins University. The figure is an increase of almost 19,000…

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Expanded COVID-19 vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems

Sandra Loyd

closeVideoPfizer COVID-19 vaccine reduces risk of infection by 50 percent after first dose, new data findsFox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier breaks down the latest data and reacts to N.J. announcing smokers qualify to receive the vaccine over the general public.The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led…

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COVID vaccine to be offered to over-70s this week as more mass vaccination centres open

Derrick Santistevan

People aged over 70 and those listed as clinically extremely vulnerable will be invited to receive coronavirus vaccinations starting this week.It comes as the national vaccine programme continues to expand, with 10 more mass vaccination centres due to open this week and the government revealing that the vaccine is being given at a rate of…

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Covid-19: UK vaccinating 140 people per minute but supply not as steady as hoped

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Britain's vaccine rollout is limited by a "lumpy" manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday. The United Kingdom, which has the world's fifth worst official Covid-19 death toll, is racing to be among the first…

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Coronavirus: Eid celebrations toned down in Oldham as COVID spike brings a tighter lockdown

Derrick Santistevan

The yearly celebration of Eid al-Adha – the Celebration of Sacrifice – is a time for event and family. However in Oldham those celebrations will be rather silenced this year. Mosques in the town have actually been getting ready for the four-day spiritual vacation, which started on Thursday, by guaranteeing rigorous health procedures and limiting […]

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Coronavirus: ‘They call us the COVID family’ – Why shame is fuelling virus spike in one LA community

Adrian Ovalle

A terrible rise of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles is striking one little community hardest of all, it has actually been exposed. People with heritage in the Pacific Islands have actually been discovered to have the highest infection rate of any ethnic or racial group in LA County. Image: The Ali family has actually been […]

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Bitcoin as Alternative to Privacy-Breaching Covid Health Certificates

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/fotogestoeber. The Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain might provide an alternative to the “Orwellian” apps that have actually been utilized by federal governments worldwide to restrict the spread of the COVID-19 infection, a short article from bitcoin- focused financial services business Unchained Capital argues. According to the short article, the main problem with the existing services […]

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‘Covid passports’ for Eastern Partnership neighbours?

Sallie Anderson

Constraints for taking a trip are being raised at various speeds, however nonetheless the circumstance does appear bright for European residents with the liberty to take a trip throughout 26 Schengen states and total in the EU. Less lucky are the possible visitors from 3rdcountries Entry to the EU is limited for them till a […]

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Coronavirus: Coachella cancelled amid ‘growing signs’ of COVID surge in autumn

Adrian Ovalle

The Coachella and Stagecoach music celebrations have actually been cancelled this year amid “growing indications” that coronavirus cases are going to surge in the autumn. Both occasions were indicated to have actually happened in California in April, and had actually been rescheduled for October. However health authorities have actually stated they are “not comfortable moving […]

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Fourth phase of lockdown accounts for nearly half of total COVID cases in India

Sallie Anderson

New Delhi: The fourth phase of the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, which started on May 18, saw 85,974 COVID-19 cases till 8 am on Sunday, which is nearly half of the total cases reported in the nation up until now. Lockdown 4.0, which will end on May 31 midnight, has actually accounted for 47.20 percent of the […]

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