Delta variant has spiked Covid-19 deaths in Africa by 80% in one month, WHO says
Highly contagious Delta variant has spiked Covid-19 deaths in Africa by 80% in one month, WHO saysCoronavirus deaths in Africa rose rapidly over the past month, as fatalities surged by 80 percent within the last four weeks, the World Health Organization said.
CNN · 12 hours ago · By Nimi Princewill, CNN
S.Korea detects its first two cases of Delta Plus COVID-19 variant
South Korea has detected its first two cases of the new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday, as the country battles with its fourth wave of infections nationwide.
Reuters · 21 hours ago
Should I Mask? Can I Travel? What About Hugs? How Delta Is Changing Advice for the Vaccinated
The rise of the Delta variant of the coronavirus has raised new questions about how the vaccinated can stay safe and avoid breakthrough infections. We asked the experts for advice.
New York Times · 15 hours ago
Could the latest COVID-19 surge push up vaccinations in Guadalupe County?
With the Delta variant pushing a resurgence of COVID-19 around Texas, some vaccine providers are seeing signs that stagnant levels of new vaccinations in Guadalupe County could soon ramp up.
www.ksat.com · 28 minutes ago · By Garrett Brnger
Mask up again: Inching toward re-masking and stiffer vaccination mandates
Mayor de Blasio and had a week to consider the CDC recommendation that “fully vaccinated people wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission” of COVID, as the quickly spreading delta variant has necessitated a change.
New York Daily News · 16 hours ago · By Daily News Editorial Board
COVID-19 breakthrough infections with severe outcomes comprise 0.01% of cases
Unvaccinated Americans are largely driving transmission, White House officials said Monday, and while breakthrough infections do occur, less than 1 percent of cases result in hospitalization or death.
Fox News · 10 hours ago · By Kayla Rivas
Tyson Foods joins ranks of companies mandating coronavirus vaccines as delta variant fuels case surge across U.S.
Meat processor Tyson Foods will require all U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID, one of the biggest companies to mandate shots.
New York Daily News · 2 hours ago · By Theresa Braine
Delta is a 'big threat' to unvaccinated people, says NIH director
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins is encouraged by a rise in vaccinations across the country but says there's still a long way to go, and that enough Americans need to get vaccinated so the country doesn't have a variant that can get past the vaccine.
MSNBC · 12 hours ago
White House celebrates US reaching 70% of US adults getting at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Monday that 70% of US adults have received at least one Covid-19 vaccination shot, reaching President Joe Biden's July Fourth goal about one month late.
CNN · 10 hours ago · By Maegan Vazquez, CNN
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 near 199 million , CDC urges vaccination against 'highly contagious' delta variant
The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness headed above 198.9 million on Tuesday, while the death toll climbed above 4.23 million according to data...
MarketWatch · 13 hours ago · By Ciara Linnane
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