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The WHO warned that the Delta coronavirus variant is the 'fittest' strain yet and will 'pick off' the most vulnerable people

A nurse puts on her PPE before tending to a COVID-19 patient in Essen, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images The Delta coronavirus variant is on track to become the dominant strain in many nations. WHO officials said Monday that the Delta variant is "faster" and "fitter." "It will pick off the more vulnerable more efficiently than previous variants," Dr. Mike Ryan said. See more stories on Insider's business page. World Health Organization officials warned Monday that the Delta coronavi...
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Kids are more likely to be vectors for fast-spreading new coronavirus strains like the Delta variant, former FDA chief says

A girl wearing gloves and a face mask before going to the park in Turkey. Not related to this story. Aykut Unlupinar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Officials are warning about the spread of the Delta variant, which is currently dominant in the UK. Scott Gottlieb said such contagious variants mean "kids are becoming more likely to be vectors." He predicted that children and schools could "become more of a focal point of spread." See more stories on Insider's business page. The former head ...
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Lord Frost says Brexiters did not expect UK’s relationship with EU to be as difficult now as it is – politics live

Latest updates: Frost says the post-Brexit relationship with the UK is ‘settling down’ but it will be bumpy for some timeLabour leader Keir Starmer axes chief aide Jenny ChapmanNo 10 says G7 summit not to blame for rise in Cornwall’s Covid casesUK government borrowing eases as recovery helps tax takeCoronavirus global updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.13pm BST Tugendhat ends by thanking Frost for his time.But he repeats his earlier point about Frost effectively being Europe m...
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'Get vaccinated or I will have you jailed': Duterte – video

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the country battles one of Asia’s worst outbreaks, with a cumulative total of more than 1.3 million cases and 23,000 deaths.“You choose, get vaccinated or I will have you jailed,” Duterte said in a televised address on Monday following reports of low turnouts at vaccination sites in the capital, ManilaPhilippines president Duterte: ‘You choose, Covid vaccine or I will have yo...
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‘Everything is collapsing’: Colombia battles third Covid wave amid unrest

Protest leaders have agreed to pause mass marches as hospital ICUs struggle to cope with surging coronavirus cases Related: ‘This is a revolution’: the faces of Colombia’s protests Marisol Bejarano, an intensive care unit doctor at El Tunal hospital in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, has watched people die – slowly and far from family – since the pandemic began. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus live news: Italy to lift outdoor mask wearing rules from 28 June; North Korea tells WHO it has no cases

UK health secretary hints at easing of restrictions for people with two doses of vaccines; North Korea claims zero cases from 30,000 testsDuterte tells Philippines: choose Covid vaccine or be jailed‘Everything is collapsing’: Colombia in third Covid wave amid unrestUS Covid deaths dip below 300 a day for first time since March 2020UK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.52am BST Uday Sampath Kumar and Bhargav Acharya report for Reuters from Bengaluru that India’s vacc...
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China says the Wuhan virus lab deserves a Nobel Prize. Meanwhile the US is trying to figure out whether it leaked the coronavirus.

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images China is fighting the theory that the coronavirus escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The foreign ministry said last week that scientists there should be awarded the Nobel Prize. The lab leak theory was once widely dismissed, but it has recently gained new traction. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is calling for the Wuhan Institute of Virology to win a Nobel P...
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Vaccine technology transfer hub a win for South Africa

The first batch of locally manufactured jabs could be expected in the next nine to 12 months The post Vaccine technology transfer hub a win for South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Africa, South Africa, World Health Organisation, Vaccines, Trips, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19, National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Biovac, Afrigen, mRNA-technology, Vaccine Technology Hub


More than 3,500 women have reported period changes after their COVID-19 vaccine - but people should still get their shot, leading experts say

A person receives the AstraZeneca vaccine in Bologna, Italy on March 19, 2021. Michele Lapini/Getty Images People have reported heavier periods, delayed periods, or unexpected vaginal bleeding after a COVID-19 vaccine. But leading experts said these changes were mild and shouldn't deter people from getting a shot. The reports do not necessarily mean that COVID-19 vaccines change the menstrual cycle. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some women have reported changes to th...
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Coronavirus live news: UK ‘working on’ plan for quarantine-free travel for double-vaccinated; North Korea tells WHO it has no cases

UK health secretary hints at easing of restrictions for people with two doses of vaccines; North Korea claims zero cases from 30,000 testsAre you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.23am BST Just also on that suggestion people in the UK may have easier international travel if they have been d...
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Coronavirus live news: Scotland ‘unlikely’ to ease restrictions; North Korea tells WHO it has detected no cases

Sturgeon expected to delay 28 June plan; North Korea claims zero cases from 30,000 tests; US average deaths fall below 300 for first time since March 2020Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.19am BST A community in the Philippines has been raffling off huge sacks of rice in exchange fo...
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Anti-vax group mounts legal blitz to sow disinformation against vaccinations

Texas group the Informed Consent Action Network has capitalized on fear surrounding supposed vaccine mandatesJust as the Covid-19 vaccine rollout began in earnest in the United States, the Informed Consent Action Network (Ican) sent its subscribers a “legal update” on its war against employers and schools planning to require the shots.An unspecified number of organizations had supposedly dropped their mandates – one just after Ican took them to court – and the Texas-based anti-vaccination nonpro...
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[VIDEO] Keep calm & jab on: These numbers will boost your faith in Covid-19 vaccines

Allergic reactions, unusual blood clots and heart inflammation have all been linked to Covid vaccines. But most people won’t experience these severe reactions. Watch this easy explainer The post [VIDEO] Keep calm & jab on: These numbers will boost your faith in Covid-19 vaccines appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Windmills of your mind: viral Covid jab ‘hack’ placebo effect at best, say doctors

TikTok users have posted videos of themselves swinging their arms after vaccination to prevent achesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA vaccine “hack” rumoured to alleviate any unpleasant side-effects from the Covid vaccination, which involves swinging your arm like a windmill, has gone viral on TikTok.But medical experts have warned that the only thing those standing outside vaccination centres flailing their arms in the air will lose will be their dignity. Continue re...
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Coronavirus live news: Scotland to announce ‘life beyond level zero’; North Korea tells WHO it has detected no cases

North Korea claims zero cases from more than 30,000 tests; Scotland “unlikely” to see restrictions ease on 28 June; US average deaths fall below 300 for first time since March 2020Are you kidding me?’ Fauci responds to rightwing attacks over emailsAustralia’s vaccine rollout ‘constrained’ by Pfizer supply shortages until AugustIndonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new casesSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.52am BST North Korea has told the World Health Organization it tested...
Tags: North Korea, Scotland, China, US, World news, Ap, Nicola Sturgeon, Who, World Health Organization, North, Pfizer, Holyrood, Sturgeon, Kim Jong, Fauci, Helen Sullivan


Philippines president Duterte: ‘You choose, Covid vaccine or I will have you jailed’

President says he is ‘exasperated’ by reports of vaccine hesitancy in the capital amid slow rolloutSee all our coronavirus coveragePresident Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail people who refuse to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Philippines battles one of Asia’s worst outbreaks, with a cumulative total of more than 1.3 million cases and 23,000 deaths.“You choose, vaccine or I will have you jailed,” Duterte said in a televised address on Monday following reports of low turnouts a...
Tags: Asia, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Manila, Rodrigo Duterte, Duterte, Coronavirus


Indonesia tightens restrictions as it confirms record new coronavirus infections

The country’s infections, the worst in south-east Asia, have passed two millionSee all our coronavirus coverageIndonesian health authorities are battling a new surge in coronavirus infections, as the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) reported the highest one-day total, with 14,535 cases confirmed in the 24 hours to Monday.Daily case totals are reaching levels last seen in January, the peak of Indonesia’s fight against the virus. Continue reading...
Tags: Asia, Science, Indonesia, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Coronavirus, National Agency for Disaster Management BNPB


WhatsApp Debuts Spanish-Language Vaccine Finder in the US

The administration of President Joe Biden teamed up with WhatsApp on a Spanish-language vaccine finder as part of its "National Month of Action" initiative to get 70% of Americans at least one shot by July 4. The vaccine finder from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "Mi Chat Sobre Vacunas Covid," is an automated...
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LA Care Health Plan commits $5 million to new South LA medical school program

LOS ANGELES — As part of its $155 million commitment to attract physicians to underserved areas, L.A. Care Health Plan announced Monday, June 21 that it is giving $5 million to help fund the creation of a South L.A. medical school program focused on serving under-resourced communities. The donation will support the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, an historically black private medical school in Willowbrook that trains 28 medical students each year through a partnership with UC...
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Australia politics live update: NSW extends mask restrictions after 10 new Covid cases; Barnaby Joyce sworn in as deputy PM

Sydney’s Bondi cluster grows to 21, while Queensland opens borders to Victorians. Follow all the latest updates, liveNSW and ACT coronavirus hotspots; Victoria Covid hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Vaccine rollout trackerKatharine Murphy: Barnaby Joyce, the friend of fossil fuels 3.18am BST New South Wales will achieve a quicker-than-expected turnaround from the Covid-19 downturn, with the state expected to be back in the black by 2024-25 with a $466m surplus. In the meantime...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, Menzies, Howard, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian


Pandemic Causes Shortage Of New A/C Units For Local Companies

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LA artistic community teams up with elected officials to boost ‘Save The Performing Arts Act’

Actor Ben Guillory speaks out in support of art during a press conference with small BIPOC theater leaders supporting SB 805 (Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021) at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, June 21, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) City Councilman Kevin De León visits with Actor Edward James Olmos as they both came out to speak in support of SB 805 (Save The Performing Arts Act of 2021) during a press conference at the ...
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Covid Victoria restrictions explained: new coronavirus rules for Melbourne and regional Vic

Victorian Covid-19 restrictions are easing further as the Melbourne coronavirus outbreak comes under control. Is the 25km travel limit being lifted? How many visitors are allowed? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Are schools closed? Here are the new rulesFollow LIVE Australia Covid news for updates from NSW, Vic, Qld and moreCovid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t go in AustraliaVic exposure sites; NSW hotspots and restrictions; Qld Covid hotspots listCovid vaccine rollout numbers: trackin...
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LA County urges employers to verify workers’ vaccine status despite honor system

Saying COVID-19 is now “a pandemic of unvaccinated people,” Los Angeles County’s public health director urged employers on Monday, June 21, to verify workers’ vaccination status to determine if they should be wearing masks at work, despite the state allowing a self-attestation honor system. Although she expressed optimism that workers in the county will continue “doing what’s right” and being honest about their vaccination status, Barbara Ferrer said the threat of COVID-19 variants — such as the...
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The UK's battle with the Delta variant may serve as a crystal ball for the US: Cases and hospitalizations could soar again

A server carries a tray of drinks from a pub in Edinburgh, Scotland, on April 26, 2021. Andrew Milligan - PA Images / Getty The UK's daily coronavirus case total has risen again due in large part to the Delta variant. In a matter of weeks, Delta will likely become the US's dominant strain, too. Experts worry the US could soon see a similar uptick in cases and hospitalizations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Summer was supposed to bring a return to normal in the UK...
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The Allure Of Toxic Productivity

Toxic productivity occurs when we try to schedule the maximum amount of output for every minute of our day.
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Australia politics live: Barnaby Joyce sworn in as deputy PM, more Sydney Covid sites named

Follow all the latest updates, liveNSW and ACT coronavirus hotspots; Victoria Covid hotspotsCovid travel restrictions in Australia; Vaccine rollout trackerKatharine Murphy: Barnaby Joyce, the friend of fossil fuels 11.19pm BST Sussan Ley will hold a press conference at 9am.The government is very, very worried about the Unesco draft decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. 11.09pm BST Well that was quick. It was almost like Anthony Albanese’s social team had this plannedAus...
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7 Disneyland restaurants and bars set reopening dates — including Trader Sam’s

Disneyland fans craving a Shrunken Zombie Head cocktail and a pupu platter at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar will soon be able to quench their thirst and satisfy their hunger when the popular poolside bar named for a shrunken head dealer on the Jungle Cruise finally returns. Trader Sam’s and 6 other restaurants and bars at the Disneyland resort are set to reopen for the first time since being shuttered in March 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic. Disneyland and Disney California Adventure reopened o...
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US Covid deaths dip below 300 a day for first time since March last year

Approaching milestone of 150 million Americans vaccinated but Biden falls short of target to send 80m doses abroadUS politics – live coverageUS deaths from Covid-19 have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since March last year during the first wave of the pandemic.Data from federal sources also showed the drive to put shots in arms at home approaching an encouraging milestone: 150 million Americans fully vaccinated. Continue reading...
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Italy’s PM says Euro 2020 final should be moved to Rome due to UK Covid rates

After Mario Draghi’s remarks, head of Italian football federation says they are not seeking to move matchItaly’s prime minister Mario Draghi has said he wants the final of the European football championships to be held in Rome rather than in London, because of Britain’s rising number of coronavirus infections.Asked during a news conference in Berlin if he was in favour of the move, Draghi said: “Yes … I will try to stop the final being held in a country where infections are rising quickly.” Con...
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