Health minister Joe Phaahla said the variant was linked to an "exponential rise" of cases in the last few days, although experts are still try…
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(AP) — Back in the spring, Pauline Criel and her cousins talked about reuniting for Thanksgiving at her home near Detroit after many painful months of seclusion because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Estimates show that from now to March 2022, vaccinating 5- to 11-year-olds would avert 430,000 COVID cases in the U.S. population if no new variant arose.
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A surge in cases in the Upper Midwest has some Michigan schools keeping students at home ahead of Thanksgiving and the military sending medical teams to Minnesota to relieve hospital staffs overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients.
"We developed molecular tools against many different parts of the HIV genome, so we were able to cut multiple genes out, which reduces the chance that the virus is going to replicate again," one researcher said.
Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota on Tuesday reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people and health care leaders warned that staff were being worn down by yet another surge.
The contagious delta variant is driving up COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Mountain West and fueling disruptive outbreaks in the North, a worrisome sign of what could be ahead this winter in the U.S.
Khloe Kardashian and her daughter True have tested positive for COVID-19, and are now “in quarantine and following guidelines” to keep themselves and others safe.
Ed Sheeran has revealed that he recently contracted COVID-19 and is now self-isolating at home in line with government virus safety protocols.
Denials could rise, too, and applying for a policy will get more complicated.
An eastern Nebraska public health department reported a West Nile death Wednesday, which is the second death reported by the department in less than one week.
The Three Rivers Public Health Department -- which serves Dodge, Saunders and Washington Counties -- reported the death from the mosquito-borne virus on Monday.