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Biden says the Delta variant - set to become the US's dominant strain - is 'particularly dangerous for young people'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden warned Friday that the Delta variant is "particularly dangerous for young people." Delta appears to be more transmissible than any other coronavirus strain. Young people who are unvaccinated and socially active may be more susceptible than others. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden warned...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Vaccinations, Pfizer, Good Morning America, Vaccines, Biden


CDC regulation of Florida cruises in question after judge sides with state, for now

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's restrictions on Florida cruises could be invalidated, according to a Friday court ruling.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Cdc, Usa Today, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Judges rules against CDC cruise rules; Joe Biden touts 300M US vaccine shots in 150 days: Latest COVID-19 updates

Michigan is lifting indoor restrictions and mask requirements. The US embassy in Afghanistan locked down amid case surge. Latest COVID-19 updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Cdc, US, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Michigan, Usa Today


Delta variant will likely become dominant Covid-19 strain in US, CDC chief says

The Delta variant of Covid-19 is expected to become the dominant strain in this country, and it's further reason why people need to ramp up the vaccination pace, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Friday.
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Nearly half of unvaccinated Americans say they'll definitely not get a vaccine, new poll finds

A child receives a COVID-19 vaccine on May 13 in Houston. Getty Images/Brandon Bell More than half of all Americans have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Of those who haven't, nearly half said they would definitely not get a vaccine, a new poll found. Fewer than a quarter of unvaccinated Americans said they're probably or definitely getting a shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has vaccinated more than half of all Americans against COVID...
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Nevada, Illinois introduce lottos to incentivize vaccinations: Latest COVID-19 updates

Approximately 44% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated, and about 53% has received at least one dose, according to the CDC.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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CDC lowers warning level for cruise travel

Health officials in the United States have eased their stance on the safety of cruise travel for vaccinated passengers, lowering the travel alert level just over a week before the first cruise in more than 15 months is scheduled to set sail from a US port.
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The Delta variant might pose the biggest threat yet to vaccinated people

Researchers sequence coronavirus samples at the microbiology laboratory of the University Hospital of Badajoz in Spain on April 15, 2021. Javier Pulpo/Europa Press/Getty Images The Delta variant appears to be more transmissible than any other coronavirus strain. Some experts worry the variant could result in more breakthrough cases in vaccinated people. Others are concerned that Delta could evolve even more dangerous mutations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists h...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Scotland, India, US, Trends, Spain, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Public Health England, Baltimore, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Francisco California, University of California San Francisco


One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
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National parks draw huge crowds; delta is a 'variant of concern,' CDC says: Latest COVID-19 updates

Americans locked down for a year or more are finally getting out, and a lot of them are headed to national parks. Latest coronavirus news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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CDC classifies delta as 'variant of concern'; Maryland to end restrictions on July 1: Latest COVID-19 updates

The U.S. surpassed 600,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, a reminder of the pandemic's toll even as the nation continues to normalize. Live COVID news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Afghan dog rescue group dismayed by CDC import ban

The Nowzad animal rescue groups, which helps reunite US and British soldiers with pets they have adopted in Afghanistan, is dismayed by a CDC ban on dog imports from countries where rabies is spreading.
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CDC classifies delta variant as 'variant of concern'; Maryland to end COVID restrictions on July 1: Live COVID-19 updates

The U.S. surpassed 600,000 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, a reminder of the pandemic's toll even as the nation continues to normalize. Live COVID news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US reaches 600,000 Covid deaths as new, dangerous Delta variant is on the rise

• Live updates: 12 states have fully vaccinated at least half of residents, CDC data shows • Video: California still requires masks in these places
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CDC classifies new Covid 'variant of concern'

• Live updates: 12 states have fully vaccinated at least half of residents, CDC data shows • Video: California still requires masks in these places
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STDs reach all-time high for sixth consecutive year in the US. Is your state in the top 10?

Recent CDC data show there were more than 2.5 million STD cases in 2019. It also lists which states had the highest rates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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CDC calls Delta variant a 'variant of concern'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now calls the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a "variant of concern."
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CDC now calls coronavirus Delta variant a 'variant of concern'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now calls the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a "variant of concern."
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New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images State-mandated COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in New York, with few exceptions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the change, "effective immediately," on Tuesday. 70% of New Yorkers have got at least one COVID-19 vaccine, which was Cuomo's requirement for reopening. See more stories on Insider's business page. Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. A...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Cdc, New York City, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Breaking News, Andrew Cuomo, Long Island, Albany, Cuomo, Mario Cuomo, Tim Scott


United States: EEOC's Updated Guidance On COVID-19 Vaccines In The Workplace Impacts Employer Approaches For Compliance With CDC Guidance And State And Local Requirements - Duane Morris LLP

On May 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance on workplace COVID-19 vaccination issues under the federal EEO laws.
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Top stories this PM: Novavax 90% effective; UK extends lockdown; Reality Winner is free

Good evening. Here are the top stories so far today.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What happened today:Some good vaccine news. Biotech company Novavax said its coronavirus vaccine succeeded in a final-stage clinical trial, demonstrating 90% efficacy at preventing COVID-19. Data from the study will allow Novavax to submit the shot to US regulators, which it plans to do by the end of September. Nearly 65% of the adult population has received at least one dose...
Tags: UK, News, Cdc, Nsa, Russia, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Austin, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Biden, Joe, Cyril Ramaphosa, Novavax


CDC suspends import of dogs from countries with high rabies risk

The CDC will suspend the import of dogs from more than 100 countries where rabies still spreads among dogs.
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Foot Locker will close all of its stores and warehouses on Thanksgiving

A line of customers waiting outside Foot Locker in Manhattan, New York in 2020. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Foot Locker will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. Other retail stores such as Walmart, Target, and Best Buy will also be closed for the holiday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Foot Locker is closed for Thanksgiving this year. The company told Insider that all of its North American stores, distribution centers, customer care units, production facilities, and corpo...
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United States: The Never Ending Story – More COVID-19 Guidance For New York: Adoption Of An Emergency Regulation For Face Coverings And Proposed Rollbacks Of Industry-Specific Guidance - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

With no fanfare or effective means of publication, New York adopted an emergency regulation, effective May 26, 2021, implementing the latest CDC guidance on face coverings, with certain key exceptions.
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5 states pose a barrier to Biden's vaccine goals because they've so far vaccinated less than half of their population

President Joe Biden wants 70% of Americans at least partially vaccinated by July 4. Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images Five states have not given at least one COVID-19 vaccine to half their population, according to CDC data. This poses a challenge to President Joe Biden, who wants 70% of Americans partially vaccinated by July 4. Currently, more than 64% of Americans have received at least one dose and about 43% are fully vaccinated. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Cdc, White House, US, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, Wyoming, Tennessee, Associated Press, Vaccine, Biden, Hill, Centre Daily Times


Suicide attempts among teen girls spiked by about 51% during the pandemic, the CDC says

Shutterstock/Antonio Guillem Suspected suicide attempts by teen girls increased about 51% between February and March 2021 compared to the same period last year. To gather the data, the CDC tracked emergency room visits across the country for suspected suicide attempts. Suicide attempts by teen boys aged 12 to 17 also went up but marginally. See more stories on Insider's business page. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says teen girl suicide attempts increased dr...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Suicide, Trends, Mental Health, Washington Dc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Pandemic, Teen Girls, Yelena Dzhanova, weekend BI US, Shutterstock Antonio Guillem


Even if the coronavirus did leak from a Wuhan lab, that wouldn't necessarily mean it was engineered

A laboratory physician at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepares to test a coronavirus specimen in Chongqing, China, on May 3, 2020 Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images It's unlikely, but not impossible, that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab. US officials and public-health experts have called for further investigation of the possibility. But even if a leak did happen, that wouldn't necessarily mean the virus was engineered in a lab. See more storie...
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House lifts mask mandate - for fully vaccinated lawmakers and Capitol staff

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) leaves after holding her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 20, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Fully vaccinated lawmakers and Capitol staffers no longer have to wear masks on the House floor. Capitol attending physician Brian P. Monahan announced the new guidance on Friday. The easing of restrictions come a month after the CDC announced fully vaccinated people can go maskless indoors. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Cdc, Masks, Trends, Democrats, Gop, House, Nancy Pelosi, Vaccines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Capitol, Johnson Johnson, Pelosi


ER visits for suicide attempts among girls rose 51% during COVID-19 pandemic, CDC says

ER visits for suspected suicide attempts among girls rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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