COVID-19

Ivermectin Shows No Clear Benefit in the Treatment of Covid-19

Ivermectin is a horse dewormer and anti-parasitic medication that has been promoted across the world for the treatment of Covid-19. It has been in the news a lot recently because a large portion of the evidence base for the drug appears to have been based on fraudulent research, which, as scientific rigor goes, is usually …

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Coronavirus spread among kids ‘is categorically different with Delta,’ doctor explains

Coronavirus spread among kids ‘is categorically different with Delta,’ doctor explainsAdriana BelmonteAdriana Belmonte·Senior EditorThu, August 19, 2021, 8:03 PM·7 min readIn this article:Explore the topics mentioned in this articleThe number of COVID cases in the U.S. has now surpassed 37 million, with the Delta variant currently accounting for more than 98% of newly confirmed cases …

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COVID-19 Delta variant is starting to hit corporate America

US coronavirus: 8 states account for half of US Covid-19 hospitalizations…Fire crews make headway as Algeria holds second day of mourning The stock market continues to ignore worsening headlines on the COVID-19 Delta variant front and climb to fresh records.  But given a shift in tone lately from corporate America, perhaps investors should be on high …

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203 cases of COVID-19 linked to Chicago’s Lollapalooza

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago health officials on Thursday reported 203 cases of COVID-19 connected to Lollapalooza, casting it as a number that was anticipated and not yet linked to any hospitalizations or deaths. “Nothing unexpected here,” Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said at a news conference. “No sign of a ‘superspreader event’. But …

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FDA Authorizes U.S.’s First Covid-19 Booster Shots

In a statement issued just before midnight on Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it had updated its emergency-use authorization for both Pfizer and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines to include a third booster dose for certain people with compromised immune systems. The update applies to recipients of solid organ transplants, and to people with other conditions …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: India Reports

New Delhi:  India reported 40,120 new COVID-19 cases and 585 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to a health ministry update on Friday. India’s active caseload currently is 3,85,227, which comprise 1.20% of the total cases and is the lowest since March 2020, they said. The total recoveries across the country increased to 3,13,02,345 with 42,295 …

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Inslee announces vaccination requirement for most state employees, private health care and long-term care workers

 Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a requirement for most state workers, and on-site contractors and volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. State employees and workers in private health care and long-term care settings will have until October 18 to be fully vaccinated. The requirement applies to state workers, regardless of …

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Parent attacks teacher after mask dispute on first day of school, official says

A parent attacked a teacher following a mask dispute on the first day of school, a California superintendent said.The incident occurred about an hour after the first day ended at Sutter Creek Elementary School in Amador County, NBC affiliate KCRA of Sacramento reported.In a letter to families, Amador County Unified School District Superintendent Torie Gibson …

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COVID Anti-Vaxxers Aren’t a MAGA Death Cult — It’s Worse Than That

 Last year, as the initial round of COVID raged and much of MAGA nation refused to mask or socially distance, it was common to hear folks refer to the Trumpian right as a suicidal death cult. Most recently, MSNBC’s Joy Reid and Stephen Colbert agreed with the designation during a discussion on the latter’s program. …

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