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These communities remain at high risk for dangerous Covid-19 variants rapidly increasing in US, expert warns

By Travis Caldwell | CNN The country continued this week on a path to reopening from the Covid-19 pandemic, with major population centers such as New York and California pulling back on restrictions following increased vaccinations and lowered infections. Yet with overall vaccination rates in the US slowing this month when compared to highs in April, health officials are raising awareness about the uneven distribution of vaccines in different parts of the country. “I’m very unconcerned for peop...
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The investors that stand to make the most as Bright Health goes public

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:These are the investors that stand to make the most as Bright Health goes public;The "supertaster" gene might be linked to protection against COVID-19;The US has passed 600,000 coronavirus deaths.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's get to it... Bright Health CEO Mike Mikan Bright Health Brigh...
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El Salvador's 'stupid' decision to adopt bitcoin as legal tender could collapse the economy, economist Steve Hanke said

El Salvador President, Nayib Bukele. Reuters El Salvador's approval of bitcoin as legal tender could lead to an economic downturn, Steve Hanke predicted. The economist described members of government who passed the bitcoin law as "stupid". He predicted bitcoin holders in Russia or China would target El Salvador to cash out their holdings. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. El Salvador's move to classify bitcoin as legal currency has the potent...
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10 Things in Politics: Dems demand ouster of Trump holdovers

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.The Senate unanimously supported making Juneteenth a federal holiday: There hasn't been a new national holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was added nearly 40 years ago.Here's what we're talking about:These 9 Trump-era officials are still holding high-level positions during the Biden administrationThere are low expectations for today&...
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U.S. COVID-19 Deaths Hit 600,000, Equal To Yearly Cancer Toll

The number of lives lost, tracked by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee.
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Confirmed US Death Toll From the Coronavirus Tops 600,000, According to Data From Johns Hopkins University

Confirmed US death toll from the coronavirus tops 600,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
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The US coronavirus death toll has passed 600,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data

A nurse tending to a patient at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California. Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The US death toll from COVID-19 has passed 600,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Pre-pandemic life has largely returned in the US because of the vaccine rollout. But some vaccine hesitancy and procrastination is posing a threat to reaching herd immunity. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US reached a grim ...
Tags: Science, News, Israel, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Pfizer, Gallup, Johnson Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, St Jude Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID, Speed desk


Israel ends indoor masking, its final COVID-19 restriction, as the country logs zero or one daily deaths in June

A worker removes a COVID-19 information notice in Tel Aviv on June 15, 2021. Nir Elias Israel has ended its indoor mask mandate, Reuters reported. Daily deaths from COVID-19 have slowed into single figures, with some days at zero. The country is beginning to return to normal after a lightning-fast vaccine rollout. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel ended its indoor mask mandate Tuesday as deaths from COVID-19 slowed to a trickle. It is the last of the major restricti...
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Israel ends indoor masking, its final COVID-19 restriction, as it logs less than one virus death a day in June

A worker removes a COVID-19 information notice in Tel Aviv on June 15, 2021. Nir Elias Israel has ended its indoor mask mandate, Reuters reported. Daily deaths from COVID-19 have slowed into single figures, with some days at zero. The country is beginning to return to normal after a lightning-fast vaccine rollout. See more stories on Insider's business page. Israel ended its indoor mask mandate Tuesday as deaths from COVID-19 slowed to a trickle. It is the last of the major restricti...
Tags: Science, Israel, Tel Aviv, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Reuters, Health Ministry, Johns Hopkins University, Amir Cohen Reuters, Sheba Medical Center, Aria Bendix, Eyal Zimlichman, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Under pressure, G7 leaders vow to deliver at least 1 billion extra COVID-19 vaccine doses in the next year

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Britain on Sunday. Phil Noble/Reuters/Pool During the G7 summit, world leaders said they aimed to end the pandemic next year. Leaders laid out a plan to deliver at least 1 billion additional COVID-19 vaccine doses. Rich nations have faced criticism for hoarding vaccines and leaving developing nations behind. See more stories on Insider's business page. Influential world leaders who met for the annual...
Tags: UK, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Britain, United Kingdom, United Nations, Brazil, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Biden, Duke, Johns Hopkins University, Antonio Guterres, Kevin Lamarque


The world has reported more COVID-19 deaths in 2021 than in 2020, and it's only June

Johns Hopkins University data analyzed by The Wall Street Journal indicates the official 2021 coronavirus death toll is now higher than 2020's.
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PRSA PR Pros of the Year Helped Elevate the COVID-19 Work of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

PRSA presented its 2021 PR Professional of the Year Award to the Audience Reach and Engagement Team in the Office of External Affairs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for its efforts to help elevate the institution’s important work surrounding the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Bloomberg School of Public Health is part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The team’s activities included sharing the school’s scientific and policy expertise with a world eager to understand...
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More people have died of COVID-19 in 2021 than in 2020 and it's only June

A coronavirus death in India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui Coronavirus deaths in 2021 have already overtaken the total deaths from the virus in 2020. That's according to Johns Hopkins University data analysed by The Wall Street Journal. According to the paper's analysis, the tipping point was June 10. See more stories on Insider's business page. There have been more coronavirus deaths worldwide in 2021 than in all of 2020, highlighting the continued spread of the pandemic even as so...
Tags: Science, India, Trends, News UK, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Johns Hopkins University, Juan Forero, Coronavirus, COVID, Sinead Baker, Speed desk


The world has reported more COVID-19 deaths in 2021 than in 2020, and it's only June

A coronavirus death in India. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui Known coronavirus deaths in 2021 have already overtaken the number recorded in all of 2020. That's according to Johns Hopkins University data analyzed by The Wall Street Journal. According to the paper's analysis, the tipping point was Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. More coronavirus deaths have been recorded worldwide so far in 2021 than in all of 2020, highlighting the ongoing nature of the pandemic ...
Tags: Science, India, Trends, News UK, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Johns Hopkins University, Juan Forero, Coronavirus, COVID, Sinead Baker, Speed desk


Astronomy meets pathology to identify predictive biomarkers for cancer immunotherapy

Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers at The Mark Foundation Center for Advanced Genomics and Imaging at Johns Hopkins University and the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy developed a robust platform to guide immunotherapy by predicting which cancers will respond to specific therapies targeting the immune system.
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Coronavirus live: Portugal delays Lisbon lockdown easing; highest daily cases in Russia since March

Capital and three other municipalities will remain under restrictions until at least 27 June due to rise in infections; Russia reports 10,407 new casesEuropeans’ confidence in EU hit by coronavirus responseLink between cases and deaths has been broken, says UK health bossSan Francisco could be first major US city to hit herd immunityEuro 2020 fans must have vaccine or test for Wembley games See all our coronavirus coverage 5.20pm BST Health experts in Haiti have said that low official pandem...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, US, Eu, US news, Portugal, Wembley, Vaccines and immunisation, Haiti, Caribbean, Lisbon, Braga, Afp


Hong Kong is so desperate to get people vaccinated that it's auctioning off a Tesla, a year's worth of stays at a 5-star hotel, and a $1.4 million apartment

Anyone fancy a free stay at the Shangri-La Hong Kong? S3studio / Contributor / Getty Images Hong Kong businesses are offering residents high ticket rewards if they agree to get vaccinated. Vaccinated residents can win a Tesla, free airline tickets, and a year's worth of stays at the Shangri-La, a 5-star hotel. Only 15% of Hong Kong's population has been vaccinated thus far. See more stories on Insider's business page. In case a free $1.4 million apartment in the world's mos...
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White House transitioning to in-person work in July, in another sign of US progress fighting COVID-19

Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock The White House is transitioning to in-person work next month, an official confirmed to Insider. Some employees will be permitted to continue working remotely based on their circumstances. Other federal agencies will come up with their own plans in terms of returning to the office. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House is set to transition to in-person work in July, an official confirmed to Insider, marking yet another milestone in t...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Office, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Johns Hopkins University, White House Office, Axios, John Haltiwanger, Andrea Izzotti Shutterstock, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Peru has world’s worst per capita Covid toll after death data revised

Updated figures give country a per capita death toll of 500 per 100,000 people – double that of BrazilCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeru has almost tripled its official Covid-19 death toll to 180,764, following a government review, making it the country with the worst death rate per capita, according to Johns Hopkins University data.Peru has been among the hardest hit Latin America countries during the pandemic, with its hospitals overcrowded with patients and deman...
Tags: Science, Americas, World news, Infectious Diseases, Peru, Latin America, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus


5 predictions by the US's top spies about what the world could look like in 20 years

FBI Director Christopher Wray, NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, CIA Director William Burns, and DIA Director Lt. Gen. Scott Berrier at a House hearing on worldwide threats, April 15, 2021. Tasos Katopodis/Pool via REUTERS Every four years, US intelligence agencies compile scenarios that policymakers may face in 20 years. Some of the scenarios are devastating, while others resemble a future version of our current world. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Nigeria, US, International, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Intelligence, Fbi, West, Xi Jinping


Coronavirus infections in the US have fallen below 30,000 daily cases for the first time since last June

Maryland National Guard Specialist James Truong (R) administers a Moderna coronavirus vaccine at CASA de Maryland's Wheaton Welcome Center on May 21, 2021 in Wheaton, Maryland. Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla New data shows that daily COVID-19 infections in the US are at their lowest point since last June. The CDC says the seven-day average has dropped below 30,000 cases. The news comes amid more vaccinations, as nearly half the population has received at least one dose. See more stories...
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These are the states most at risk of a COVID-19 resurgence thanks to a drop in vaccinations

A pharmacist fills a syringe to prepare a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for front-line health care workers at a vaccination site at Torrance Memorial Medical Center on December 19, 2020 in Torrance, California. Patrick T. Fallon / AFP via Getty Images Vaccination rates have dropped to almost half of their peak last month. States with the lowest vaccinations per capita could be at risk of a COVID-19 resurgence. In Wyoming, less than 30% of people are fully immunized, the lo...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Trends, Cnn, Wyoming, Tennessee, Vaccinations, Chris Cuomo, Johns Hopkins University, Brown University School of Public Health, Ashish Jha, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani, Torrance California Patrick T Fallon AFP


Navy SEALs are refocusing to fight China and Russia. Here's what current and former members say they're up against.

Navy SEAL candidates during Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training in Coronado, California, January 23, 2018. US Navy/PO1 Abe McNatt Naval Special Warfare Command is making strategic shift from counterterrorism operations to great-power competition. To take on new more capable foes - namely Russia and China - the command is retooling its forces to apply old skills to new challenges. See more stories on Insider's business page. Recently, Rear Adm. H. Wyman Howard III, the top...
Tags: Congress, Navy, Navy Seals, North Korea, China, Russia, US, International, Los Angeles, Trends, Iran, Taiwan, Afghanistan, Beijing, Normandy, Crimea


India has reported the highest COVID-19 daily death toll in the world, breaking a past record held by the US

A critical patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is taken to an ICU unit in Kolkata, India. Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto via Getty Images India set a new global record for the number of coronavirus deaths reported in a day, at 4,529. The US previously held the record, with 4,475 deaths recorded on January 12. India has been battling a huge surge of the virus that overwhelmed the health system. See more stories on Insider's business page. India set a global record for the number of ...
Tags: Science, India, US, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Johns Hopkins University, Getty Images India, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker, Speed desk, Kolkata India Debarchan Chatterjee NurPhoto


Ohio administered the most vaccines in weeks 2 days after it announced a $1 million vaccine lottery

An Ohio resident receives a COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Ohio vaccinated more people in a single day than in three weeks after announcing a major incentive. Gov. Mike DeWine on May 12 said five vaccinated residents would win a $1 million lottery prize. US states have offered incentives to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and reach herd immunity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ohio recorded more than 25,000 new vacc...
Tags: Politics, News, Kentucky, US, Trends, Walmart, Connecticut, Cbs, Ohio, Lottery, Republican Party, Kroger, Mike DeWine, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Johns Hopkins University, DeWine


New Jersey is the only state sticking to indoor mask mandates for fully vaccinated people following the CDC's more relaxed guidelines. 'We're not ready yet,' its governor said.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer/AP Images The CDC said Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans don't need a mask in most places. Every state other than New Jersey has relaxed its indoor mask guidance, or said it soon would. Gov. Phil Murphy said that the state needed "a couple more weeks" to ensure new rules were safe. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Jersey is the only state with no plans to update its indoor mask mandate t...
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The US is studying how COVID-19 vaccines work in people with suppressed immune systems - after research suggested they develop fewer antibodies from the shots

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images The US National Institutes of Health will analyze study participants' T cells and antibodies. It's unclear whether people with immune disorders generate a robust immune response to the available the COVID-19 vaccines. A study found that those taking immunosuppressants were less likely to have developed a high level of antibodies after a jab. See more stories on Insider's business page. The National Institutes of Health has launch...
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WhatsApp’s Weird Privacy Debacle Hints At Deeper Tech Issues

When WhatsApp – for years, owned by Facebook – asked users to agree to a privacy update for something that had been true since 2016, the service engendered a revolt and a massive uptick for the more private, not owned by Facebook service Signal. Why? Unclear, but “‘When your users have made it clear that they would rather not accept a new policy, and your response is to very gradually push them out of an airlock, it doesn’t prove that they’re happy about it just because they eventually accept,’...
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US Navy SEALs are training to fight on land and water in a 'strategic location' near Russia

Hungarian special operations forces and Naval Special Warfare operators test Special Operations Craft-Riverine (SOC-R) capabilities in the Danube River in Budapest, May 5, 2021. US Special Operations Command Europe/Spc. Therese Prats During the first half of May, US and European special operators teamed up for an exercise across Eastern Europe. The drills were meant to test how conventional and special-operations units would work together in a major conflict. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: UK, Navy, Navy Seals, Germany, Iraq, Russia, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Ukraine, Ied, Budapest, Nato, Crimea, Moscow


How a daring daylight raid broadcast on live TV made the elite British SAS back into a household name

Sim Harris, a BBC sound man held by gunmen at the Iranian Embassy in London, climbs a balcony to escape, May 5, 1980. AP Photo On April 30, 1980, Iranian terrorists stormed Iran's Embassy in London and took two dozen hostages. After six tense days, the British SAS freed hostages with a daring raid captured on live television. See more stories on Insider's business page. On April 30, 1980, a group of six Iranian terrorists stormed the Iranian Embassy in London and took the diplomati...
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