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Coronavirus transmission among vaccinated people could raise the risk of an even more dangerous variant

An employee receives a COVID-19 vaccine from a National Guard soldier at a pop-up vaccination stand at the Vermont Creamery in Websterville, Vermont on June 29, 2021. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images The CDC says vaccinated people should mask up indoors again as cases of the Delta variant surge. A study suggests that transmission among vaccinated people could lead to new variants that evade vaccines. The virus is "just a few mutations potentially away" from evading vaccines, the CDC said. Se...
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Welcome to the hi-flex economy, where everything's optional

The desire for flexibility at work is creating a demand for flexibility in other parts of the economy like real estate, entertainment, and fashion. It will come to define the economy of the 2020s. Marianne Ayala/Insider Suzy Leanos worked hard through the pandemic in her digital-marketing job, and by March of this year she was burned out. She quit without anything lined up.A self-described "microinfluencer," Leanos earns some income with influencer work, and she wrote an article for AdWeek ...
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The Delta variant has unemployed Americans begging for more help. DC isn't doing anything.

Unemployed people at a rally last year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images Federal unemployment benefits are set to expire in a little over a month; 26 states ended them early. In July, the Delta variant is increasingly jeopardizing plans of many to return to work - and the office. There's little discussion in Congress about renewing the programs, as 20 million face a shortfall. See more stories on Insider's business page. Natasha Binggeli, 38, has a...
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I accidentally moved to my hometown during the pandemic. After postponing my wedding, too, I finally regained some normalcy by moving back to New York and setting life in motion again.

Me about to take my first subway ride since March 2020. Insider I traveled home to Buffalo, New York, in March 2020 for what was supposed to be a weekend trip. I ended up spending 15 months there and decided to postpone my wedding, too. Now, it feels like the right time to move forward with life, despite continued uncertainty. See more stories on Insider's business page. I really wasn't planning to leave New York for what turned out to be 15 months.On March 12, 2020, I went home ...
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Matt Gaetz says he has the 'freedom variant' as he mocks experts who warn about worsening COVID-19 mutations

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz mocked COVID-19 experts who've been warning about mutations and variants. "I got the Florida variant. I got the freedom variant," he said on Saturday at a rally. Gaetz's mocking remarks came as Florida broke its record for daily COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Delta, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, House Judiciary Committee, Florida Department of Health, Largo Florida, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz


'The problem remains with the unvaccinated,' one expert says as Covid-19 cases surge in the US

With the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant continuing nationwide, the recent surge in Covid-19 cases is being largely driven by swaths of people that remain unvaccinated, according to one expert.
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Australia Covid update: NSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20s

Gladys Berejiklian says higher vaccination rates the ‘only way to live with Delta’ as Queensland cluster grows to 18 on first day of snap lockdownFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictions How do you convince someone to get vaccinated?Australian Covid survivors speak outVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingGladys Berejiklian says New South Wales plans to break vaccination records t...
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The rent is now due, America

US could see an eviction crisis as Covid cases from the highly contagious Delta variant surge.
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2 major San Francisco hospitals reported that 233 staff members tested positive for COVID-19

Night view of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) medical center in Mission Bay, San Francisco, California, December 2, 2019. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images More than 200 hospital staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in July. Most of those staff members were vaccinated and presented mild to moderate symptoms. The Delta variant has also been known to spread among vaccinated people in breakthrough cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hundreds of sta...
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Australia Covid live update: NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine on first full day of lockdown

Queensland reports nine new cases of Covid-19 as three million people across the state begin their first full day in lockdown; Victoria records four new local cases. Follow all the day’s newsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsQueensland Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsOther restrictions: NSW; Vic; SA; border restrictionsHow do you convince someone to get vaccinated?‘A lottery who ends up in hospital’: Australian Covid survivors speak outSydney anti-lockdown protest blocked as org...
Tags: Health, Science, Australia, Australia news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne


Israel: protests against renewed Covid restrictions as cases hit highest in months

Demonstrators in Tel Aviv express anger over reimposed health orders in heavily vaccinated countryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSeveral hundred Israelis have demonstrated in Tel Aviv against new coronavirus restrictions and vaccination as positive cases and hospitalisations rise to levels not seen in months.The health ministry reported on Saturday that 2,435 new Covid cases had been recorded the day before – the highest number since March – driven by the more contag...
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LA County posts 3,318 new COVID-19 infections, 11 deaths; vaccine access expanded on Sunday

With the relentless Delta variant widening its reach in the region, Los Angeles County reported 3,318 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths on Saturday, July 31. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals continued to spike as well, rising from 1,008 on Friday to 1,071, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care dropped by one to 231. Related links Fueled by unrelenting Delta variant, LA County’s homeless endure spike in COVID-19 cases C...
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As Delta spreads, Pfizer and Moderna get set for a booster shot to profits

The firms are already taking the lion’s share of earnings from the market, as this week’s results will showPraised for preventing hundreds of thousands of deaths and allowing a return to more normal life, Covid vaccines will also substantially benefit some pharmaceutical companies.In June, analysts estimated the global market for the vaccines could be worth $70bn (£50bn) this year, but the figure could be even higher as the Delta variant of coronavirus spreads and scientists debate whether peopl...
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El Salvador Detects First Case of COVID-19 Delta Variant - Health Minister

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador has detected its first case of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, Health Minister...
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Sen. Ron Johnson says he'd support a vaccine mandate for an 'incredibly deadly' virus but not COVID-19, which has killed more than 613,000 Americans

Sen. Ron Johnson said Friday that he would only support a vaccine mandate for an "incredibly deadly" disease, but not COVID-19. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Sen. Ron Johson said he would support a vaccine mandate only for an "incredibly deadly" disease but not COVID-19. COVID-19 has killed more than 613,000 people in the US and more than 4.2 million globally, per Johns Hopkins University. Johnson also attacked the CDC for changing its guidelines on masking. See more...
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LA County coronavirus hospitalizations climb to 1,071 Saturday

The number of coronavirus patients in the hospital continued to spike in Los Angeles County on Saturday, July 31, rising from 1,008 on Friday to 1,071, according to state figures. The number of those patients in intensive care dropped by one to 231. The new figures came one day after county officials reported 3,606 new cases of COVID-19, the largest single-day report since early February. Friday’s 3,606 new infections brought the county’s overall total from throughout the pandemic to 1,297,032. ...
Tags: Health, Business, Florida, News, Education, Congress, Government, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Community, Black, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


Florida nightlife is going wild and college students refuse to stop the party even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rips through the state

In Florida, some students are vowing that, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus surges, the party just won't stop. Robert Daly/Getty Images The state of Florida is saturated with the highly-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, colleges across the state are preparing to open their doors for the fall semester. Undergrads at schools statewide told Insider that their plans to keep partying aren't slowing down. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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CDC director says decision to recommend masks again 'weighed heavily' on her

r. Rochelle Walensky, now director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), removes her mask to speak as Joe Biden announces nominees and appointees to serve on his health and coronavirus response teams during a news conference at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., December 8, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Kevin Lamarque/Reuters CDC Director Rochelle Walensky defended her agency's decision to shift its guidance on masking. "This wa...
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Biden's COVID-19 pandemic messaging leaves Americans confused

The Biden administration's handling of the Delta surge has left Americans confused and frustrated, fueling media overreaction and...
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Paramount Pictures Pulls ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ from September Release Due to Rising COVID-19 Concerns

Clifford the Big Red Dog has been sitting around like a good boy waiting to be unleashed in theaters in September. Unfortunately, the rising cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 has Paramount Pictures reconsidering a theatrical release for the family friendly film. The studio has pulled Clifford the Big Red Dog from their release calendar with families feeling less likely to attend theaters, especially in larger markets like Los Angeles and New York City. Deadline has word on Clifford the ...
Tags: Movies, News, John Cleese, Los Angeles, Canada, Mark Wahlberg, Delta, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Clifford, Big Red Dog, Sienna Guillory, Emily Elizabeth, Darby Camp, Walt Becker, Casey Jack Whitehall


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...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill that would strip schools of funding for imposing a mask mandate for students

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, seen here at a July press conference, signed an order prohibiting schools from requiring masks. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed an order prohibiting schools in the state from mandating masks. Florida schools that implement a mask mandate run the risk of losing state funding. The move came days after the CDC recommended that students and staff mask up when they return to classes. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs order that would strip schools of funding for imposing a mask mandate for students

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, seen here at a July press conference, signed an order prohibiting schools from requiring masks. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed an order prohibiting schools in the state from mandating masks. Florida schools that implement a mask mandate run the risk of losing state funding. The move came days after the CDC recommended that students and staff mask up when they return to classes. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Think of your COVID-19 vaccine as a seatbelt, not impenetrable armor

Marianne Ayala/Insider COVID-19 vaccines aren't perfect, and you can still get sick after you have all your shots. But a vaccinated person's infection will likely be milder, because their body has built up its defenses. Vaccines are a lot like seatbelts: they save lives, but they can't prevent crashes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccines provide a strong disease-fighting advantage. But they don't make you immune to infection.When it comes to COVID-...
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West Virginia's governor was so disturbed by information on the Delta variant that he said he wanted to 'pee and throw up'

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. Chris Jackson/Associated Press WV Gov. Jim Justice said the thought of the Delta variant spreading makes him want to "pee and throw up." West Virginia in recent weeks has been seeing a spike in confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Earlier this week, however, Justice declined to enforce a mask mandate in the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. The rise of the Delta variant in West Virginia and the fear of inadequately containing it makes W...
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US vaccination rates rise as White House frustrated with media ‘alarmism’

Officials say some coverage over Delta variant has been misleading and focus should be on encouraging people to accept vaccines
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Australia Covid: Brisbane lockdown after Delta variant cases

Millions of Australians in parts of Queensland enter a snap lockdown from Saturday afternoon.
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Coronavirus live: UK businesses warned over ‘no jab no job’ policies, record tally of cases in Thailand

UK equalities watchdog warns businesses to be ‘non-discriminatory’ in the application of their employee vaccine policies.Thailand reports 18,912 new infections. Follow all the day’s UK and global Covid developments as they happenSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.25am BST Anti-lockdown protests planned to take place in Berlin, Germany, have been banned by the city’s administrative court, amid fears the so-called Delta variant will lead to a rise in infections. According to Deutsche Welle, ju...
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Sydney anti-lockdown protest blocked as organisers vow to regroup in August

Anti-lockdown protests planned in Sydney fail to materialise as police enforce exclusion zoneFollow our coronavirus live blogNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsQld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explainedVccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingAnti-lockdown protests planned in Sydney on Saturday failed to materialise, with police confident a city-wide crackdown on movement and checkpoints en...
Tags: Science, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Brisbane, Coronavirus, Michael Willing


Florida nightlife is going wild and college students are defiant the party won't stop, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rips through the state

In Florida, some students are vowing that, even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus surges, the party just won't stop. Robert Daly/Getty Images The state of Florida is saturated with the highly-transmissible Delta variant of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, colleges across the state are preparing to open their doors for the fall semester. Undergrads at schools statewide told Insider that their plans to keep partying aren't slowing down. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, Trends, Delta, Pope, University of Florida, Pfizer, Gainesville, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach County, Tallahassee, Boca Raton, Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University