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Japan started naming people who breach its COVID-19 rules, hoping to shame others into complying

People wearing face masks in Tokyo, Japan. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images Japan is publicly naming people who don't follow coronavirus rules. It named three people it said deliberately avoided authorities when returning from abroad. Japan had threatened to release the names of rule breakers back in May. See more stories on Insider's business page. Japan is hoping to get people to follow its COVID-19 rules by publicly naming those who break them.The country's public health ministr...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Politics, Science, Trends, Hawaii, New York Times, News UK, Tokyo, Kumamoto, Saitama, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Tokyo Japan Yuichi Yamazaki Getty Images Japan


Crypto Industry Still Angry At Part of Senate Infrastructure Bill Increasing IRS Reporting Requirements

The cryptocurrency lobby won some major concessions in the $1 trillion infrastructure bill just approved on a bipartisan basis in the Senate, the New York Times reported on Monday, but are still pressing for more.Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Senate, Articles, Joe Biden, Bitcoin, New York Times, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Decentralization, Ron Wyden, Financial Technology, Pat Toomey, Business Finance, Kristin Smith, Payment Systems


Vaccines may get authorized for young kids in October. Here are the drug companies' most likely timelines.

Monserat Ramos, 3, keeps a close eye on the needle as her grandparents get vaccinated in Los Angeles, California, on March 5, 2021. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Coronavirus vaccines won't be available for children under 12 until after school starts. Pfizer expects to know how its vaccine performs among kids ages 5 to 11 by the end of September. Moderna could seek FDA authorization in the winter or early next year. See more stories on Insider's business page. It...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Tel Aviv, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Los Angeles California, Paul Hennessy, Melbourne Florida, Moderna, Jack Guez


Louisiana has a higher rate of COVID-19 infections than any country in the world

The Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. Chris Graythen/Getty Images Louisiana has an average daily case rate of 89 COVID-19 infections per 100,000 people. That number is higher than that of any US state, or country in the world. Florida and Arkansas also rank in the top 5 highest infection rates worldwide. See more stories on Insider's business page. Louisiana has become a national coronavirus hotspot in this wave of the pandemic, with soaring case rates and an "exponential" surge ...
Tags: Florida, Science, US, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Arkansas, New York Times, Delta, Gibraltar, Louisiana, Cuba, Fiji, Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, University of Minnesota


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


Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' with 'pain and suffering in the future' as the Delta variant surges

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Abc, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Jon


Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' because of Delta variant surges but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Anthony Fauci said "things are going to get worse" because of the Delta coronavirus variant. "We're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC News. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things are going to get worse" with "pain and suffering ahe...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, Washington Dc, New York Times, Delta, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' due to Delta variant surges, but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Abc, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Jon


The US reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday - the highest single-day spike since February

Jamie McDonough, RN, gives instructions to a COVID-19 patient in the COVID ICU at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The US reported more than 122,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to data analyzed by The New York Times. The figure is the highest since February and comes amid the spread of the more contagious Delta variant. The CDC last week said vaccinated people should mask u...
Tags: Science, News, Nbc, Cdc, US, Trends, Getty Images, United States, New York Times, Delta, Times, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Paul Bersebach, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus


Ron Popeil, Iconic TV Gadget Man, Dies at 86

Ron Popeil, that guy you watched on TV as a kid selling Ronco dehydrators and bagel cutters, died on Wednesday at 86 years old. According to the New York Times, Popeil died of a brain hemorrhage at a Los Angeles hospital. He is survived by his wife, four daughters, and four grandchildren. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marketing, Los Angeles, New York Times, Showtime, Food And Drink, Infomercials, Al Yankovic, Ronco, Little Miss Sunshine, Dan Akroyd, Ron Popeil, Kitchenware, Veg O Matic, Rotisserie, Popeil


Google's color-coded map shows where COVID-19 cases are spiking

People wear protective face masks outside the Google offices in Chelsea as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on July 31, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images Google Maps has a mapping layer that allows users to see regions color-coded by per-capita number of COVID-19 cases. The feature aims to help users "make more informed decisions about where to go and what to do." The COVID-19 layer is available to iOS an...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, News, Wikipedia, New York City, Trends, Chelsea, New York Times, Google Maps, Bing, Johns Hopkins, Centers for Disease Control, Tech Insider, COVID-19, Business News Desk


The CDC is expected to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some indoor settings as COVID-19 cases soar

Sandra Martínez, owner of Raspadesardina, a Spanish brand that makes festival clothes, sews a face mask at her atelier on June 8, 2020 in Madrid. Aldara Zarraoa/Getty Images The CDC is expected to announce new mask-wearing rules this afternoon. The recommendations for more masks come as COVID cases soar nationwide, and the Delta variant spreads. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to ...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Masks, US, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Yamiche Alcindor, Sandra Martinez, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Hilary Brueck, PBS NewsHour White House, Coronavirus, Rochelle Walensky


CDC Will Reportedly Ask Some Vaccinated People to Mask Back Up

The CDC is set to recommend mask-wearing for people vaccinated against covid-19, at least some of the time, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN. The change in guidance, which will reportedly happen today, is due to growing concerns over the more transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. At this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Cdc, Articles, Cnn, New York Times, Delta, Vaccination, Anthony Fauci, Biotechnology, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Medical Specialties, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


A woman held a vaccine clinic at her son's memorial. He died with COVID-19 after refusing to get the shot.

A portrait of Brandon Haynes. CBS News A Louisiana mother offered COVID-19 shots at her son's memorial service, multiple outlets reported. Her son had refused the vaccine and died following complications with the virus. Cases are surging in the state, which lags the rest of the US for vaccinations. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Louisiana woman whose son refused to get the COVID-19 shot held a vaccine clinic at his memorial service after he died with the virus, ac...
Tags: Science, Cbs News, US, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, Cbs, Louisiana, Times, Antoine, Copd, Haynes, Brandon, Baton Rouge, Vaccine Hesitancy


The vaccine mandate 'tipping point': These entities are requiring vaccines as the Delta variant spreads

A man holds his vaccination reminder card after having received his first shot. Wilfredo Lee/AP On Monday, city, state, and federal agencies began to announce vaccine mandates. California, New York City, and the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs became the first government entities to do so. A group representing 300 bars in San Francisco will require vax cards. More entities may follow. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise again across the US and the Delta vari...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Cdc, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Va, Bill De Blasio, Associated Press, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


New York City will require all city workers - including NYPD cops, firefighters, and teachers - to get vaccinated

An NYPD vehicle in New York. Tim Drivas Photography/Getty Images New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the middle of September or require that they be tested for the disease weekly, The New York Times first reported Monday. The vaccine requirement will affect roughly 340,000 municipal workers, including teachers, firefighters and NYPD officers, according to the New York Times.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to make the announcement l...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Bill De Blasio, Vaccines, Nypd, New York Times New York City, Connor Perrett, Coronavirus, Speed desk


Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients 'beg' for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate after receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Usa, Science, Nbc, Alabama, Trends, UK News, Missouri, New York Times, Vaccine, Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, Houston Texas, Neal, Texas Florida


COVID-19 cases in the US near 50,000 a day - the highest since May as CDC reportedly considers stricter mask rules

The US has reported an average of nearly 50,000 COVID-19 cases each day this week. Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Over the past week, the US reported an average of nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 infections each day, according to CDC data. The highest number of new cases was reported Friday - with more than 81,000 new cases reported. That puts the US in a situation not seen since the spring as US officials reportedly reconsider mask guidance. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Health, Science, News, California, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, New York Times, Nyt, States, St Louis, Los Angeles County, San Francisco Chronicle


A 5-year-old with COVID-19 died in an extremely rare case in Georgia

A Google Streetview image of T C Thompson Childrens Hospital, Tennessee. Google Streetview A 5-year-old boy named Wyatt Gibson has died with COVID-19 in Georgia in an exceedingly rare case. Gibson was "nothing but pure love and the perfect overload of happiness," his mother said in tribute. His death comes amid a surge in cases in Georgia as the state lags behind in vaccinations. See more stories on Insider's business page. A five-year-old boy in Georgia has died with COVID-19 in a va...
Tags: Facebook, Science, News, Abc, US, Trends, Georgia, Wes, Tennessee, New York Times, News UK, Mitchell, Andrea, Whitfield County Sheriff s Office, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee, Andrea Mitchell


U.S. Intel Officials Eyed DLive as Recruitment Vehicle for Neo-Nazis Targeting Young Gamers

Growing interest among a host of violent extremists in a lesser-known livestreaming app—one that’s largely geared toward younger gamers—prompted U.S. intelligence officials in January to circulate warnings to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies only days after the violent siege at the U.S. Capitol.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Science, Articles, Social Media, Intel, New York Times, Bittorrent, Video Hosting, Trump, Deception, Alt Right, Jackie Speier, Patrick Casey, Ryan Shapiro, Nick Fuentes


Facebook has no idea how far COVID-19 vaccine misinformation has spread.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Facebook data scientists reportedly asked for resources to measure COVID misinformation. But the company did not approve of their request, according to the New York Times. The report shows how Facebook does not know how widespread vaccine misinformation is on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook isn't able to exactly measure how much misinformation exists on its platform - or how much of it ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Times, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, Ron Klain, Erin Scott, Tech Insider


Extreme weather is sweeping the world, with devastating floods and wildfires on 3 continents at once

Photos showing flooding in Germany, fire in the US, fire in Russia, and flooding in China. BERND LAUTER/AFP via Getty Images; USDA Forest Service via Getty Images; REUTERS/Roman Kutukov; Twitter/The Paper The past week has seen extreme weather strike around the world. China and Europe are fighting flooding while the US, Canada, and Russia have huge fires. Worsening extreme weather is a consequence of the climate crisis, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Extreme ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Climate Change, Oregon, China, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Getty Images, Austria, Canada, Ireland, New York Times, News UK


Extreme weather is sweeping the world, with devastating floods and wildfires on 4 continents at once

Photos showing flooding in Germany, fire in the US, fire in Russia, and flooding in China. BERND LAUTER/AFP via Getty Images; USDA Forest Service via Getty Images; REUTERS/Roman Kutukov; Twitter/The Paper The past week has seen extreme weather strike around the world. China and Europe are fighting flooding while the US, Canada, and Russia have huge fires. Worsening extreme weather is a consequence of the climate crisis, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Extreme ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Climate Change, Oregon, China, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Getty Images, Austria, Canada, Ireland, New York Times, News UK


India's true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million - 10 times higher than the official count - according to a new study

A critical patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is been taken to an ICU unit at a COVID-19 care hospital in Kolkata, India, on April 22, 2021. Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images A new study estimated India's true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been criticized for its handling of the pandemic. Less than 7% of India's population of 1.4 billion people are vaccinated, according to the report. Visi...
Tags: Science, India, Narendra Modi, International, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Times, Modi, Kolkata India, Center for Global Development, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Azmi Haroun, Debarchan Chatterjee NurPhoto


India's true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million - 10 times the official count - according to a new study

A critical patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is been taken to an ICU unit at a COVID-19 care hospital in Kolkata, India, on April 22, 2021. Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images A new study estimated India's true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been criticized for its handling of the pandemic. Less than 7% of India's population of 1.4 billion people are vaccinated, according to the report. Visi...
Tags: Science, India, Narendra Modi, International, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Times, Modi, Kolkata India, Center for Global Development, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Azmi Haroun, Debarchan Chatterjee NurPhoto


Suddenly, Sean Hannity and other Fox Hosts are urging their viewers to get COVID-19 vaccines

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Fox New host Sean Hannity encouraged viewers to get COVID-19 vaccines on Monday. "I can't say it enough. Enough people have died. We don't need any more death," he said. Hannity has previously repeatedly called the pandemic a hoax. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several Fox News hosts, including Sean Hannity, threw their support behind COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, a sharp departure from the n...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, America, Trends, Cnn, Fox, New York Times, Fox News, Rupert Murdoch, Indiana University, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Steve Doocy, Hill, DOOCY, HANNITY


Sean Hannity, other Fox Hosts, recant disinformation campaigns on COVID-19 vaccine.

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Fox New host Sean Hannity encouraged viewers to get COVID-19 vaccines on Monday. "I can't say it enough. Enough people have died. We don't need any more death," he said. Hannity has previously repeatedly called the pandemic a hoax. See more stories on Insider's business page. Several Fox News hosts include Sean Hannity recanted their disinformation campaigns on COVID-19 vaccines on Monday as the network fa...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, America, Trends, Cnn, Fox, New York Times, Fox News, Rupert Murdoch, Indiana University, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Steve Doocy, Hill, DOOCY, HANNITY


A federal judge gave Indiana University the green light to move forward with its COVID-19 vaccination requirement, potentially setting the tone for other colleges and universities in the US

Fourth-year medical student Anna Roesler administers the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Indiana University Health, Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S., December 16, 2020. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo 8 students sued Indiana University in June over their COVID-19 vaccine policy. IU mandates the students and faculty must be fully vaccinated before returning to campus. On Sunday, a federal judge ruled that IU can uphold their vaccine requirement....
Tags: Science, Law, US, Trends, University, New York Times, Donald Trump, Indiana University, Tuskegee, Indianapolis Indiana, James Bopp, Bryan Woolston, Damon Leichty, James Bopp Jr, Leichty, Coronavirus


Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd got a shot

A patient receives an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a rare few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than regular cases. To completely prevent infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, Boston, Israel, US, Trends, New York Times, Philadelphia, Pfizer, Dartmouth College, Adams, Johnson & Johnson, Brooklyn New York, New England Journal of Medicine, Children s Hospital


How 4 of the US's most vaccinated counties got shots to more than 70% of their residents

Worker Scott Zorn holds up a sign to signal an open station at a community vaccination site in Seattle, Washington, on March 13, 2021. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images Officials from four of the US's most vaccinated counties share their recipes for success. They cite two factors: Residents had easy access to shots and heard about vaccines from trusted sources. Those counties - in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Washington - have vaccinated at least 70% of residents. See more stori...
Tags: Science, News, Maryland, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Wisconsin, North, Seattle, Donald Trump, Page, Boston University, Janet



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