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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


House Republicans published a report blaming the COVID-19 outbreak on a Chinese lab leak, but the US intelligence community has yet to back the theory

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee released a report blaming COVID-19 on a lab leak. The theory has been gaining popularity but has not been backed by the US intelligence committee. The report theorizes that lab workers were accidentally infected in unsafe working conditions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee released a repo...
Tags: Politics, Science, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, News UK, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Wuhan, Financial Times, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sen Tom Cotton, Coronavirus, COVID


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


A Missouri doctor says people in her state are getting vaccines in disguise for fear of running into friends or family who might judge them

A vial of COVID-19 vaccine. Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images Dr. Priscilla Frase is chief medical information officer at Ozarks Healthcare in Missouri. She said people are dressing in disguise to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She said people are concerned how their loved ones will react if they find out they got vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Missouri doctor says people have been coming to her hospital in disguise to get the coronavirus vaccine, wo...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Cnn, Missouri, News UK, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention There, Coronavirus, Ashley Collman, Emanuele Cremaschi, Frase, Priscilla Frase, Ozarks Healthcare


The Philippine president told unvaccinated people 'for all I care, you can die any time' as he continues his brutal threats against vaccine deniers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan The president of the Philippines is continuing threats against those who deny coronavirus vaccines. He said to people who don't want the vaccine: "For all I care, you can die anytime." He also said police may restrict their movements, having previously threatened to jail them. See more stories on Insider's business page. The president of the Philippines said he doesn't care if people who deny the coronavirus vaccine die ...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Bloomberg, Philippines, News UK, Rodrigo Duterte, Coronavirus, Ezra Acayan, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Reuters Duterte


The Delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox, leaked CDC presentation warns

The headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tami Chappell/Reuters An internal CDC document warned that the Delta coronavirus variant can transmit as easily as chickenpox. The leaked document said fully vaccinated people may spread the virus as easily as the unvaccinated. But it said vaccines protect people from severe disease and death by up to 10 times. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Delta coronavirus variant appears to be as contagious as chi...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Trends, News UK, Delta, The Washington Post, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Delta variant


Fully-vaccinated travelers from the US and EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine, report says

Passengers wearing face masks at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England is to lift quarantine rules for people traveling from "amber list" countries, HuffPost reported. That includes the US and most European countries. They previously had to isolate for 10 days, but England will now recognize vaccination documents. See more stories on Insider's business page. England will change its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, Science, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Bbc, News UK, Department For Transport, HuffPost, London Heathrow Airport, Getty Images England, Dominic Raab, Daniel Leal Olivas


Fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the EU will soon be able to enter England without quarantine

Passengers at London Heathrow Airport. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images England plans to begin lifting its quarantine rules for non-UK residents. The rules are set to ease for fully vaccinated people from the US and the EU. Previously, they have had to isolate for 10 days upon arrival. See more stories on Insider's business page. England is changing its coronavirus rules to allow fully vaccinated travelers from the US and the European Union to enter without quarantining.The chan...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, Science, France, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, News UK, Northern Ireland, Sky News, Afp, Scotland Wales, Getty Images England


California Gov. Gavin Newsom pulled his kids out of summer camp after a photo showed his son not wearing a mask inside

Gavin Newsom with his children and wife in 2018. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images California's governor said he pulled his kids out of a summer camp over its mask policies. Gov. Newsom's office said it missed an email that said the camp wouldn't enforce mask guidance. He was criticized after his son was photographed not wearing a mask at the camp. See more stories on Insider's business page. California's governor pulled his kids out of a summer camp after facing criticism...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Trends, News UK, Mask, Gavin Newsom, Napa Valley, Mellon, Newsom, Newson, Kevork Djansezian Getty, Erin Mellon, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Mask Mandate


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


A vaccine-skeptic dad died from COVID-19, realizing too late that he should have got the shot, his doctor said

A member of NHS critical care staff treats a COVID-19 patient at King's College Hospital in London, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP Photo A 34-year-old dad who avoided COVID-19 vaccines later died of the illness. His doctor said that he wanted to 'turn back time' and get jabbed he became seriously ill. Around 70% of the UK has been fully vaccinated, and vaccine hesitancy is rare, official data shows. See more stories on Insider's business page. A UK man who...
Tags: Facebook, UK, England, Science, London, Trends, NHS, News UK, Office Of National Statistics, Labour Party, Matthew, Jeremy Corbyn, Johns Hopkins University, Piers Corbyn, Keenan, Yorkshire Post


The US could see daily COVID-19 cases quadruple next month as vaccinations hit a wall, former CDC director says

Former CDC director Tom Frieden. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Dr. Tom Frieden warned the US could see 200,000 new COVID-19 cases a day in four to six weeks. That rate was last seen in January. He said it was due to people not getting vaccinated, and there would be "preventable deaths." See more stories on Insider's business page. Daily coronavirus cases in the US could quadruple next month as a large number of people aren't getting vaccinated, the former director of the Centers for...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, United Kingdom, News UK, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Tom Frieden, Johns Hopkins University, Frieden, Manuel Balce Ceneta, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker


Arkansas doctor describes the 'regret and remorse' from dying COVID-19 patients who didn't get vaccinated

Dr Bolding explains the impact that Arkansas' low vaccination rate is having on COVID-19 patients. Washington Regional Medical System An Arkansas doctor described fear on the faces of dying, unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. The state lags the rest of the US in vaccinations and is seeing a surge in cases. GOP governor Asa Hutchinson has urged people to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Arkansas doctor posted an emotional plea to his patients to get vaccin...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Arkansas, News UK, The Times, Vaccination, The New York Times, Crossfit, Hutchinson, Arkansas Gov Asa Hutchinson, Asa Hutchinson


Carl Bernstein called Trump 'our own American war criminal' over COVID-19 deaths and encouraging the Capitol riot

A screenshot of Carl Bernstein on CNN. CNN The legendary Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein has accused former President Donald Trump of being "our own American war criminal" over his actions during the coronavirus pandemic and the January 6 Capitol riot.Speaking to CNN's Brian Stelter, Bernstein said: "I think we need to calmly step back and maybe look at Trump in a different context: He is America's, our own American war criminal. Of a kind we've never experienced before."Stelt...
Tags: Politics, Science, America, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Hitler, Donald Trump, Trump, Bernstein, Capitol, Watergate, STELTER, Carl Bernstein, CNN CNN, Justin Baragona


COVID-19 patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are 'begging' to be vaccinated, nurse says

The unnamed nurse, who works at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, said that patients are desperate to be vaccinated. CNN Health Patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are "begging" to be vaccinated, a nurse told CNN. Almost all of the patients in ICUs at the hospital have not yet received a shot, CNN reported. The nurse often has to remind patients that the right time to get vaccinated is before getting sick, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pat...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, News UK, Vaccinations, Charles Davis, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Florida, Don, WFLA, Kaye, Randi Kaye


A California man in his early 30s who derided vaccines on Twitter and Instagram died of COVID-19

A healthcare worker holds a syringe of COVID-19 vaccine. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Stephen Harmon, a man in his 30s who lived in California, died recently with COVID-19. He posted repeatedly mocking vaccines, even after he contracted the coronavirus. The founder of the Hillsong church, which Harmon attended, said Thursday that he had died. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man who joked about not getting vaccinated died of the coronavirus a...
Tags: Science, News, California, Trends, Getty Images, Justin Bieber, News UK, Lgbtq, Houston, Anthony Fauci, Hillsong Church, Rachel Dolezal, Vanessa Hudgens, Harmon, Hillsong, Brian Houston


New Zealand ended its travel bubble with Australia because of the COVID surge there

A man arriving in Australia from New Zealand using the countries' travel bubble in October 2020. James D. Morgan/Getty Images New Zealand stopped its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia because of Australia's rising coronavirus cases.New Zealand and Australia have been two of the world's most COVID-cautious countries: They put in strict new border policies their borders and implemented harsh lockdowns to stop being overwhelmed by the virus.They opened a bubble between t...
Tags: Transportation, Science, Australia, Trends, News UK, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus, Travel Bubble, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, James D Morgan Getty Images New Zealand


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


Man who nearly died from COVID and now struggles to breath says he deserves 'punishment' for not bothering to get vaccinated

Registered nurse Andraya Zelle treats a patient in the COVID intensive care unit at UW Medical Center-Montlake, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Seattle. AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Abderrahmane Fadi spent nine days in hospital with COVID-19, where he was "between life and death." He said it was "the punishment I deserve" for not getting a coronavirus vaccine. He said he regretted turning it down: "Why didn't I go for the vaccine? Why?" See more stories on Insider's business page. A man alm...
Tags: UK, Science, Trends, Bbc, News UK, Seattle, Fadi, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Andraya Zelle, UW Medical Center Montlake, Elaine Thompson Abderrahmane Fadi, Abderrahmane Fadi


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


Photo shows a 100-pound tropical fish washed up on an Oregon beach, far from its normal habitat

Seaside Aquarium shared photos of the huge fish. TiffanyBoothe/SeasideAquarium A 100-pound tropical fish washed up on an Oregon beach. Experts said the fish was found far from its natural habitat, making it a surprising find. The opah, or moonfish, will be studied as little is known about the species. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 100-pound tropical fish was found on an Oregon beach, surprising scientists.Photos from the nearby Seaside Aquarium show the huge opah, also...
Tags: Post, Science, Oregon, Trends, News UK, Noaa, The Washington Post, Sunset Beach, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Seaside Aquarium, Tiffany Boothe, Hawaii Heidi Dewar


Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from Twitter for claiming COVID-19 is 'not dangerous' to most people

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has gained notoriety for peddling baseless conspiracy theories. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours for COVID-19 misinformation. She said, falsely, that the virus is only dangerous to older and obese people. On a Facebook live, she misrepresented her statements and said she was being "canceled." See more stories on Insider's business page. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Media, Cdc, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, News UK, Greene, Matt Gaetz, COVID, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mia Jankowicz


Mom of Georgia man, 24, who refused vaccine then needed a lung transplant because of COVID-19 begs people to get their shots

Blake Bargatze. WXIA A man who refused a coronavirus vaccine was infected and needed a lung transplant, his mom said. Blake Bargatze, 24, has been hospitalized since April and got a double lung transplant in June. His mom urged people to get vaccinated, saying "I just don't want anyone else to go through this." See more stories on Insider's business page. A man in Georgia needed a double lung transplant after refusing a coronavirus vaccine and then getting infected.His suffering p...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Nbc, Nbc News, US, Trends, Georgia, News UK, WXIA, Bargatze, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Blake Bargatze


Mom of Georgia man, 24, who refused vaccine then needed a lung transplant because of COVID begs people to get their shot

Blake Bargatze in a video still. WXIA A man who refused a coronavirus vaccine was infected and needed a lung transplant, his mom said. Blake Bargatze, 24, has been hospitalized since April, and got a double lung transplant in June. His mom urged people to get vaccinated, saying "I just don't want anyone else to go through this." See more stories on Insider's business page. A man in Georgia needed a double lung transplant after refusing a coronavirus vaccine and then getting infect...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Nbc, Cdc, Nbc News, US, Trends, Georgia, News UK, WXIA, Bargatze, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker, Speed desk


Striking map shows the vaccination divide between a few rich countries and the rest of the world

A woman receives a coronavirus vaccine. John Moore/Getty Images Richer countries have bought and administered significantly more vaccines than other countries. A map from Our World In Data shows the huge disparity. Experts warn this gap will result in many deaths and prolong the pandemic for the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. A map shows the huge difference in vaccination rights between some rich countries and the rest of the world.The graph, produced by Max Roser ...
Tags: Science, Trends, News UK, World Health Organization, South America, North America, Roser, John Moore Getty, Max Roser, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker, Speed desk


Just 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 conspiracy theories online, study finds. JFK's anti-vaxxer nephew is one of the 'disinformation dozen.'

The disinformation dozen, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr, are twelve anti-vaxxers who play leading roles in spreading digital misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. Getty Images 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 disinformation shared online, according to a new study. The CCDH found that 65% of anti-vaccine posts on Facebook and Twitter could be attributed to the "disinformation dozen." The disinformation dozen includes a bodybuilder, a wellness blogger, and JFK&...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Technology, News, Instagram, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Jfk, Misinformation, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Anti-vaxxers, Kelly Brogan, Coronavirus


The sister of a man who died from COVID-19 after calling vaccines 'poison' wants people to get shots in her brother's memory

Lisa Adler wants people to get a COVID-19 shot in her dead brother's memory. 4WWL, Getty Images A man who thought vaccines were "poison" died from COVID-19, Raw Story reported. He spent 17 days in hospital on a ventilator before he eventually died on June 9, 4WWL TV said. His sister, who was also initially vaccine-hesitant, is now urging people to get a shot in her brother's memory. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Texas man who thought vaccines were "poison" died...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Trends, News UK, Vaccine, Adler, Katy Texas, Anti-vaxxers, Vaccine Hesitancy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, UK Weekend, Joshua Zitser


7 children admitted to ICU's in low-vax Mississippi after coming down with severe cases of COVID-19

Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Seven Mississippi children are battling COVID-19 in intensive care units, a top health official said. Two of them are in intensive care units on ventilators. Experts worry that Mississippi's low vaccination rate is putting children more at risk. See more stories on Insider's business page. Seven children are currently battling COVID-19 in intensive care units across Mississippi as state health officials warn of a Delta variant sur...
Tags: Science, Mississippi, Children, Abc, Cdc, Cbs News, Trends, News UK, Delta, Vaccinations, Jackson, Abc News, Thomas Dobbs, Johns Hopkins University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Coronavirus



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