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The vacation outbreaks among vaccinated people on Cape Cod is proof that vaccines work, CDC director says

Commercial Street in Provincetown, Cape Cod. Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images A COVID-19 outbreak in Provincetown prompted the CDC to update its mask guidance for vaccinated people. But that does not mean that vaccines don't work, CDC director Rochelle Walensky told the BBC. There were few hospitalizations and no deaths among vaccinated people who were infected, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. An outbreak of COVID-19 cases among vaccinated people...
Tags: Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Bbc, Cnn, News UK, Delta, National Institutes of Health, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Collins, Cape Cod, Jake Tapper, Provincetown, Francis Collins


A woman turned down a COVID-19 vaccine because she was scared. She changed her mind after getting so sick she struggled to breathe.

A woman (unrelated to the story) receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles, California. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Ekaterina Wilson, an unvaccinated 39-year-old in North Carolina, had been scared of COVID-19 vaccines. But after being hospitalized with COVID-19, she wished she could have gone back to get the shot. A doctor at the hospital said almost all of his unvaccinated patients were having this realization. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 39-year-...
Tags: Science, Trends, News UK, Vaccine, North Carolina, Wilson, Shah, Los Angeles California, WVEC, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, Kinchit Shah, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Marianne Guenot


24 vaccinated friends had a blowout vacation on Cape Cod. Though their symptoms were mild, 14 of them caught COVID-19, report says.

A man in the seaside town of Provincetown, Massachusetts, on July 10, 2020. Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto/Getty Images 24 fully vaccinated friends had a week-long July 4 getaway in Provincetown, Massachusetts. 14 of those caught COVID-19, in spite of being fully vaccinated. The cases are part of a bigger study that prompted the CDC to change its indoor masking guidance. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fourteen of 24 vaccinated friends who visited the Cape Cod town of Provinceto...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Washington, Massachusetts, Trends, Bloomberg, New York Times, News UK, Delta, Vaccine, Nih, Infection, Cape Cod, The Boston Globe, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Provincetown


Almost half of UK COVID infections are in people who are at least partly vaccinated, study suggests. But the cases were much milder.

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty Almost half of coronavirus cases in the UK were among vaccinated people, per a large UK study. The virus seems to be "running out" of people who do not have immunity, the study lead said. Hospitalization in the UK could stabilize and likely fall in the UK, he told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost half of COVID-19 cases in the UK are among people who are partly or fully vaccinated peopl...
Tags: UK, Science, London, Wales, Trends, News UK, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, King, Phe, Zoe, Spector, King s College London, Tim Spector, Coronavirus, COVID-19


You can catch the Delta variant when fully vaccinated, but symptoms will likely be mild or non-existent, data suggests

A married couple after getting their first dose of Moderna vaccine on February 2, 2021 in Fontana, California. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Infections among vaccinated people have been reported more often with the rise of the Delta variant. However, data suggests that these infections are milder than in unvaccinated people. The shots are holding up well at their main job - preventing hospitalization and death. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the Delta v...
Tags: UK, England, Science, London, California, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Who, World Health Organization, Vaccine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, World Health Organisation WHO


964 people got COVID-19 after an outdoor music festival, despite compulsory negative tests, vaccines, or other proof of immunity

People at an unnamed festival Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images 964 people who attended a Dutch outdoor music festival tested positive for the coronavirus. The festival did not impose social distancing, arguing that its screening procedures were enough. Information on the severity of the cases was not available. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly a thousand people tested positive for the coronavirus after attending a two-day outdoor festival in the Netherlands on the weekend...
Tags: Science, Trends, Netherlands, News UK, Vaccination, Abc News, Variant, Irish Times, Mark Rutte, EuroNews, Sharon Dijksma, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Mia Jankowicz, Klaus Vedfelt Getty


Countries are worried that COVID-19 vaccines might be starting to wear off. Despite some concerning signs, it's not yet clear if that's the case.

Patients waiting for their a third dose of coronavirus vaccine in Tel Aviv, Israel. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Pfizer has suggested that data coming out of Israel means vaccine immunity could be waning. But experts told Insider the data is not conclusive. Even if immunity did wane, vaccines would continue to protect against severe disease, experts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health authorities are beginning to explore plans for third doses of coronavirus vacc...
Tags: UK, Science, London, California, Israel, US, Trends, Canada, News UK, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Public Health England, Thomson Reuters, Afp, Tel Aviv Israel


Almost 1 million people booked a COVID-19 vaccine on the day France announced a 'health passport' for non-essential places like restaurants

French President Emmanuel Macron talks with cooking students, Tuesday June 8, 2021 at the Hospitality school in Tain-l'Hermitage, southeastern France. Philippe Desmazes, Pool via AP France saw more than 900,000 vaccine appointments booked on Monday. It came after health passports were made mandatory for entering venues like restaurants. France has relatively few people compared to nations like the US and UK. See more stories on Insider's business page. Unvaccinated French people ru...
Tags: UK, Science, France, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Vaccination, Emmanuel Macron, AP France, Tain, COVID-19, Marianne Guenot, France Philippe Desmazes Pool, Raphael Grably


WHO warns countries not to hoard vaccines for 3rd doses while poor countries don't have any

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP via Getty Images A top WHO official on Monday said not to pursue COVID-19 vaccine boosters, citing lack of evidence. Some countries with advanced vaccine programs are considering a third-dose strategy. At the same time, billions of people have been unable to access a first dose. See more stories on Insider's business page. World Health Organization officials on Monday said the world would loo...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Chad, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Afp, Michael Ryan, Swaminathan


WHO warns countries not to hoard vaccines for 3rd doses while poor countries haven't got any

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP via Getty Images A top WHO official said Monday not to pursue COVID vaccine booster shots, citing lack of evidence. Some countries with advanced vaccine programs are considering a third-dose strategy. Meanwhile, billions of people around the world have been unable to access a first dose. See more stories on Insider's business page. The world will look back "in shame" at countries pursuing boo...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Afp, World Health Organization WHO, Michael Ryan, Swaminathan


Thailand is considering Western booster shots after 600 healthcare workers given Chinese vaccines caught COVID-19

A health worker inoculates a woman with the Sinovac CoronaVac vaccine in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 23. Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket; Getty Images Thailand is considering switching from a Chinese to Western vaccine to protect healthcare staff. The country is considering giving AstraZeneca doses to those already vaccinated with Sinovac. It came after 600 vaccinated staff caught COVID-19, adding to questions surrounding Chinese jabs. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: UK, Science, Indonesia, China, Trends, Turkey, Thailand, News UK, Delta, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Vaccines, Bahrain, Uae, Bangkok Thailand, Zeta


Map shows how far the Lambda coronavirus variant has spread after being found in South America

Lambda variant distribution around the world, published on Friday by Public Health England. The Lambda coronavirus variant was first identified in Peru, where it is now dominant. Experts are keeping a close watch on the variant as its spreads. UK officials published a map Friday showing how widely it has spread. See more stories on Insider's business page. A map shows how far the Lambda variant has spread across the world since it was first identified last year in Peru. The map, , ...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Trends, News UK, Peru, Who, South America, Pfizer, Public Health England, Variant, Moderna, COVID-19, Marianne Guenot, Jairo Méndez Rico, Public Health England The Lambda


While poor countries struggle to find vaccines, places that bought too many are scrambling to get rid of doses about to expire

Pfizer BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine on Dec 17, 2020 in Victorville, California. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Countries including Israel, Bulgaria, and parts of the US have more vaccines than they can use. They are trying to sell on hundreds of thousands of doses before their expiry dates arrive. It is a stark illustration of global vaccine inequality: other nations are desperate for shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last week, Israel was on the c...
Tags: South Korea, Science, Mississippi, Israel, US, Trends, Ap, Canada, New Hampshire, Maine, Tennessee, News UK, Chad, Romania, Who, Astrazeneca


Map shows how almost all the US counties where COVID-19 is surging have vaccination rates below 40%

Maps of the us show counties where case rate is over 100 per 100.000, and counties where the vaccination rate is also below 40%, as of July 2, 2021 CDC 173 US counties have COVID-19 cases above 100 per 100,000 people, per new CDC data. Almost every one of those counties has vaccinated fewer than 40%, the CDC director said. The unvaccinated are "particularly at risk" from the Delta variant, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The overwhelming majority of counties wh...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Variant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, COVID-19, Rochelle Walensky, Walensky, Catherine Schuster Bruce


99.5% of COVID-19 deaths in the US are now in unvaccinated people, CDC head says

, Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. White House/YouTube Nearly all US COVID-19 deaths in recent months were in unvaccinated people, Rochelle Walensky said. People who were not vaccinated are "particularly at risk" of severe disease and death, she said. Cases and hospitalization are up in counties with low vaccination rates, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Almost all recent COVID-19 deaths in the US were among unvacc...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, News UK, Delta, Associated Press, Pfizer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention People, Coronavirus, COVID, Rochelle Walensky, Walensky


The Lambda virus variant is worrying scientists after taking over in Peru. Limited evidence says it's more infectious, but still vulnerable to vaccines.

Health workers are transported to the Uros islands to inoculate citizens in the Titicaca lake in Peru, on July 7. Carlos Mamani/AFP; Getty Image The Lambda coronavirus variant has been targeted for more study by the WHO. It carries an unusual set of mutations and became dominant in Peru, where it was first identified. But there is not enough information to know whether it is more transmissible yet, say experts. See more stories on Insider's business page. As many nations wrestle with ...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Peru, Who, South America, Lambda, Nevada, University Of Maryland, Latin America, Financial Times, Variant


Mussels, clams, and other shellfish in Canada's seas boiled to death in its record-breaking heat wave

A photo of rock-bound mussels are exposed at low tides. Not the ones found in Vancouver. Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty A marine biologist found thousands of dead mussels, clams, and starfish on a Vancouver beach Sunday. They died as a result of the heat in the record-breaking heatwave that hit Canada in June. He estimates that more than a billion seashore animals died on Canada's Salish Sea coastline alone. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tens of thousands of clams, mus...
Tags: Science, News, California, Trends, Canada, News UK, Vancouver, British Columbia, Cbc, Harley, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada, Salish Sea, Climate Crisis, Heat Wave, Aylin Woodward


The Delta variant for the 1st time accounts for more than half of all US COVID-19 cases, CDC says

A woman gets a COVID-19 vaccine at University of Louisville Hospital. Jon Cherry/Getty Images The CDC now estimates that the Delta variant makes a majority of COVID-19 cases in the US. The variant is most common in Midwestern states like Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. It is least prevalent along the eastern seaboard around Virginia and Pennsylvania. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Delta variant makes up more than 51% of COVID-19 cases in the US, according to ne...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, Cdc, Washington, Virginia, US, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, Missouri, Tennessee, News UK, Delta


Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is less effective at preventing Delta infections than other variants, but still protects against severe illness, preliminary Israeli study says

A COVID-19 vaccination with the Israeli flag in the background. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Early data suggests the Pfizer vaccine is less protective against infection from the Delta variant. But it remains highly protective against hospitalization after infection. However, one expert said it was too early to precisely estimate the vaccine's effectiveness. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine appears to be less protective against infections from ...
Tags: England, Science, Israel, Trends, News UK, Delta, Pfizer, Vaccine, Sebastian Scheiner, Naftali Bennet, Ran Balicer, Balicer, Marianne Guenot, Israel Agence France Presse


The fast-spreading Delta virus is now dominant in California and at least 4 other states, experts say

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images The highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant is set to become dominant in the US soon. Data from California officials suggests Delta is already dominant there. Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri and Utah also published data showing that the variant is dominant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Data shows that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is already dominant in five states of the US. Th...
Tags: Utah, UK, Science, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Data, Missouri, Arkansas, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Financial Times, Johnson Johnson


The fast-spreading Delta virus is now dominant in California and at least 4 other states, data indicates

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images The highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant is set to become dominant in the US soon. Data from California officials suggests Delta is already dominant there. Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri and Utah also published data showing that the variant is dominant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Data shows that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is already dominant in five states of the US. Th...
Tags: Utah, UK, Science, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Data, Missouri, Arkansas, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Financial Times, Johnson Johnson


Graphs show COVID hospitalizations rising in states with low vaccine rates, as Delta variant lets rip across the US

An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Nevada, Utah, Missouri, and Arkansas are seeing more hospitalizations, CDC data shows. It comes as the Delta virus variant continues to make inroads across the US. The data appears show the truth of warnings that the unvaccinated are especially at risk. See more stories on Insider's business page. New admissions of COVID-19 patients to hospitals are on the rise in sever...
Tags: Utah, UK, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Wyoming, Missouri, Arkansas, News UK, Delta, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Ohio, Pfizer, Nevada


Surgeon General warns unvaccinated people 'you're in trouble' as Delta variant spreads in the US

Dr. Vivek Murthy speaking on CNN on June 30, 2021. CNN Vaccination makes a big difference against the Delta variant, the US Surgeon General said Wednesday "If you are not vaccinated, then you're in trouble," Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNN. The Delta variant is becoming dominant in the US, but vaccines are still effective. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccination confers a "high degree of protection" against the Delta variant, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said on...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, India, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Cnbc, Variant, Johnson Johnson, Vivek Murthy


US surgeon general warns unvaccinated people 'you're in trouble' as Delta variant spike

Dr. Vivek Murthy speaking on CNN on June 30, 2021. CNN Vaccination makes a big difference against the Delta variant, the US Surgeon General said Wednesday "If you are not vaccinated, then you're in trouble," Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNN. The Delta variant is becoming dominant in the US, but vaccines are still effective. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccination confers a "high degree of protection" against the Delta variant, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said on...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, India, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Cnbc, Variant, Johnson Johnson, Vivek Murthy


Countries that signed up for Russia's COVID-19 vaccine are complaining that hardly any doses ever came

Shipping containers with Russian vaccines in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 8. Juan Mabromata/AFP; Getty Images Russia is failing to meet demand from foreign countries for its Sputnik V vaccine It promised vast numbers of shots, competing with Western producers. But many never arrived, and now Russia says it needs all available shots for itself. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia is falling far short of its aim to provide COVID-19 vaccines for almost a tenth of the w...
Tags: Politics, Science, Russia, Trends, Philippines, Guinea, News UK, Moscow, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Algeria, Kremlin, Guatemala, Reuters, Buenos Aires Argentina


Delta cases are spiking in highly-vaccinated countries, but with fewer deaths and milder government responses

A health worker prepares a shot of the Pfizer vaccine in Glasgow, Scotland, on December 8, 2020. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool via AP The Delta coronavirus variant, which is highly transmissible, is spreading rapidly. But highly vaccinated countries like the UK and Israel are not seeing a rise in deaths or hospitalizations. Both are taking a more lenient approach to control the virus than in previous surges. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases driven by...
Tags: UK, Science, Russia, Israel, Tel Aviv, Trends, Ap, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Vaccine, Bennet, Naftali Bennett, Variant


China releases first videos of its Mars rover, including eerie noise as it rolls down a ramp

A "selfie" taken by China's Mars Rover, released by the China Manned Space Agency on June 11. CMSA China released sounds from its Mars rover on Sunday. Among those is the muffled noise of the rover coming down its lander's rack. The sounds can be used to discover more about the planet's atmosphere, one Chinese expert said. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has released video and sound clips from its rover exploring the surface of MarsThe files were publis...
Tags: Science, China, Trends, Nasa, News UK, Mars, Liu, China Manned Space Agency, Aylin Woodward, CNSA, China National Space Agency, Utopia Planitia, Marianne Guenot, Zhurong, CMSA China, Jia Yand


Vaccinated people are dying from the Delta variant, but in small numbers and almost all are over 50, UK data shows

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Getty/Matthew Horwood The UK has recorded a total of 117 deaths in people with the Delta coronavirus variant. 50 of them were among people who'd taken 2 doses of vaccines - a reminder the shots are imperfect. No fully-vaccinated people under 50 died, and the overall death rate was 0.13%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Of those who were fully vaccinated who caught the Delta variant, 50 died, .The figure represents ...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Who, Astrazeneca, Associated Press, Pfizer, Vaccine, Public Health England, Variant, World Health Organisation WHO, David Spiegelhalter, Wales UK


Israel is reimposing indoor mask rules - 10 days after lifting them - as the country records a spike in Delta variant cases

Maskless shoppers walk in a shopping center in Tel Aviv, Israel. JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images Israel reinstated indoor mask-wearing rules on Friday as COVID-19 case spike up again. The country had lifted that mandate just ten days ago. The current surge in cases is likely driven by the Delta variant, Israel's pandemic czar said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel is imposing mask-wearing rules indoors once again as the country faces a new surge in cases. The mandate,...
Tags: Science, News, Israel, Trends, News UK, Ash, Tel Aviv Israel, Chezy Levy, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID, AFP Getty Images Israel, Marianne Guenot, Hareetz, Delta variant, Nachman Ash The


Graph shows how Delta variant deaths are rising in countries with low vaccination rates, but deaths in high vax areas remain low

Daily new confirmed COVID-19 deaths per million of people as of June 23, 2021. Our World in Data Some nations with high rates of the Delta variant are seeing an uptick in COVID-19 related deaths. But others with high rates of vaccination have not seen that uptick. Vaccines have been found to be able to protect against severe forms of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Delta coronavirus variant appears to be more transmissible and more able to cause symptomatic...
Tags: UK, Science, Indonesia, Russia, Israel, Trends, News UK, Delta, Astrazeneca, Associated Press, Pfizer, UK Indonesia, Sinovac, Coronavirus, COVID, Coronavirus Vaccine



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