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    Anthony FauciAnthony FauciOvernight Health Care: COVID-19 vaccine makers pledge massive supply increase | Biden health nominee faces first Senate test | White House defends reopening of facility for migrant kids New Yorkers should double mask until at least June, de Blasio says Fauci: Relaxed CDC guidance for fully vaccinated people may be coming 'soon' MORE, the...
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The positivity rate on Oklahomans' coronavirus tests has fallen below 10%, data from Johns Hopkins University showed Wednesday, although state health officials have noted testing slowed during the past week because of a winter storm. The seven-day rolling average of the positivity rate in the state has dropped from 14.7% to...
    More On: Coronavirus in NY All in: Poll shows major support for NY casino expansion amid pandemic Alarming study reveals how long COVID-19 survives on fabric Left for dead: Landlord allegedly kidnaps tenants, leaves them tied up in cemetery NYC Health Department website now lists data on COVID-19 variant cases Coronavirus-related public school closures...
    By Dominique Vidalon and Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) - France's government on Wednesday ordered a weekend lockdown in the Dunkirk area to arrest an "alarming" rise in COVID-19 cases, signalling extra curbs might also be needed elsewhere as daily cases nationwide hit their highest since November. Unlike some of its neighbours, France has resisted...
    MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 1,245 coronavirus cases in the state and an additional nine deaths Wednesday. This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 583,964 and 15,405 deaths as of Feb. 24. READ MORE: Missed Gov. Whitmers Press Conference? Heres Her Update On The States Response...
    Some liberal pundits "can't stop" attacking former President Trump even though he is out of office, "MediaBuzz" host Howard Kurtz said on Wednesday, responding to an opinion column calling for coronavirus victims to be buried at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort due to his handling of the pandemic. "I mean, this piece is offensive on about 12 different levels, for Jason Sattler...
    A top adviser to President Biden described the coronavirus pandemic as "the best thing that ever happened" to Biden, a new book reveals.  Biden adviser Anita Dunn made the revealing remark in a conversation with "an associate" during the campaign, veteran journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes revealed in their book. Dunn's comment was something "campaign officials believed...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- In the race to vaccinate, the CDC now says 17% of the U.S. adult population now received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine.Vaccine makers say they're on track to deliver 600 million doses by July, and published reports say the FDA is set to allow the Pfizer vaccine to...
    House lawmakers held a committee hearing on the impact of disinformation and conservative media, during which, they heard emotional testimony from a witness who pronounced Fox News “complicit” in her father’s death from the coronavirus. One of the witnesses on Wednesday was Kristin Urquiza, a co-founder of the grassroots organization Marked by COVID. Urquiza...
    As Americans become increasingly concerned about the effect of virtual learning on students' academic progress, the share saying schools should give a lot of consideration to the risk reopening poses to teachers and students is shrinking. [ READ: Big City Schools Buck CDC Guidance ]But the findings from a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center,...
    Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” that the Democrats won the majority in the House and Senate and Joe Biden won the presidency because they promised to pass coronavirus relief that that would include a $15 federal minimum wage. Jayapal  said, “I just keep reminding everybody that we won the...
    During the Wednesday broadcast of “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News Channel, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) blasted the Democrats’ proposed $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Kennedy noted the package that is supposed to provide assistance during the coronavirus pandemic is “chock full of spending porn.” He called the bill a “neosocialist wish list” because it includes...
    People in the United Kingdom live under one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, an Oxford observatory has found, but this appears to have had a questionable impact on health outcomes for the country, which has one of the highest known coronavirus fatality rates worldwide. The global ranking of ‘government stringency’ in responding to...
    WASHINGTON -- The National Institutes of Health is launching research to understand the causes and consequences of the lingering brain fog, breathing problems and malaise reported by many recovering COVID-19 patients.Dr. Anthony Fauci says some studies have shown up to 30% of patients report symptoms that can endure for months, complicating their return to normal...
    Reports: Justice Department ramps up George Floyd investigation into former officer Derek Chauvin Daniel Prude: protesters decry New York jurys failure to indict officers in death © Noam Galai/Getty Images People wear protective face masks while shopping at the Union Square Greenmarket on September 19, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images ...
    Israel's parliament today passed a law allowing the government to share the identities of people not vaccinated against the coronavirus with other authorities.  The move on Wednesday has raising privacy concerns for those opting out of inoculation. The measure, which passed with 30 votes for and 13 against, gives local governments, the director general of...
    SAN JOSE — The outlook for commercial real estate in Silicon Valley remains “hazy” for the moment due to ongoing economic setbacks and uncertainties that the coronavirus has unleashed, Colliers International reported Wednesday. One possible bright spot in the dark and forbidding economic landscape created by the coronavirus: a surge in venture capital funding for...
    Early data suggests a coronavirus variant first detected in California may be more transmissible, possibly cause more severe disease, and could have an impact on vaccine efficacy. Study authors are awaiting approval from public health departments for publishing of a preprint, though Dr. Charles Chiu, co-study author and professor of laboratory medicine with the University of California San Francisco, shared and...
    A former aide accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of unwanted sexual advances in a blog post published Wednesday. Lindsey Boylan, the former deputy secretary for economic development and special adviser to Cuomo, said Cuomo repeatedly touched her body, attempted to kiss her on the mouth, invited her to play “strip poker,” and overtly objectified...
    ANHCORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A highly transmissible coronavirus variant originally traced to Brazil has been discovered in Alaska. The variant was found in a specimen of an Anchorage resident who developed COVID-19 symptoms, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The person had no known travel history. It’s the sixth case of the variant found in five...
    A North Carolina woman who allegedly created false documents to qualify for a nearly $150,000 coronavirus relief loan is accused of spending the money on shopping trips to Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom and multiple diamond stores, according to prosecutors. Jasmine Johnnae Clifton, 24, applied for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) in March 2020, allegedly citing the false claim that her...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois on Wednesday marked 10 days in a row with an average COVID-19 infection rate below 3%, as the state reported 2,022 new coronavirus cases and 44 more deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, Illinois has reported a total of 1,179,342 coronavirus cases, including 20,374 deaths. READ MORE: Two People Shot...
    A new report concerning the pandemic’s impact on domestic violence suggests at least an 8.1% increase in incidents during stay-at-home orders. The report, released on Wednesday by the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice (CCJ), analyzed the results of 18 studies that examined the frequency of domestic violence reports both before and during the...
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana public health officials announced 1,019 new COVID-19 cases and 14 additional deaths on Wednesday.Overall, 12,039 Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 and 658,043 have contracted it since the start of the pandemic.Health officials say the latest recorded seven-day positive COVID-19 test rate in the state is 4.1%. Health officials say there have...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,022 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 44 deaths on Wednesday.IDPH is reporting a total of 1,179,342 COVID-19 cases, including 20,374 deaths.How much protection does the COVID-19 vaccine offer? How vaccinated people should approach seeing othersAs of Tuesday night, 1,511 patients in Illinois...
    Sen. John Kennedy R-LA., blasted President Joe Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill Wednesday, calling it "chock-full of spending porn" unrelated to the coronavirus pandemic. "This isn’t a coronavirus bill," Kennedy said on "America’s Newsroom." "This is a left-of-Lenin, neo-socialist wish list." Kennedy asserted that the Biden administration’s "infantile" approach to spending money is likely...
    Senate Democrats made their final pitch on Wednesday to the official who will decide whether language to increase the minimum wage can be included in their coronavirus relief bill.  Staffers met with Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough on Wednesday in a culmination of weeks of behind-the-scenes efforts by both parties to sway her as she prepares to make...
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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration will deliver more than 25 million masks to community health centers, food pantries and soup kitchens from March through May as part of its battle against the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday. The White House estimates between 12 and 15 million Americans will...
    LThe agglomeration of Dunkirk will be subject from this weekend to local containment during the weekends, from Friday evening to Monday morning, to counter an “alarming” incidence of the Covid-19 epidemic, announced on Wednesday on the spot. Minister of Health Olivier Véran. In this agglomeration of 250,000 inhabitants, of...
    GRACE bosses have revealed why the entire ITV show was almost derailed and why they refused to mention coronavirus on screen. The new ITV drama is an adaptation of two of author Peter James' books about detective Roy Grace. 3Grace bosses have revealed how the new ITV drama was almost derailed Actor John Simm...
    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has named Wednesday a “Day of Remembrance for Lives Lost to COVID-19.” Bowser also ordered flags to half-staff this week in honor of the more than 500,000 Americans who died from COVID-19. “These beautiful souls who passed were grandparents, parents, siblings, cousins, neighbors, classmates, colleagues, friends and loved ones,” Bowser said...
    Five more cases of a rare but potentially serious coronavirus-related inflammatory condition in children have been reported in Virginia, health officials there said.  Officials with the Virginia Department of Health said Monday that the five cases have all been reported in the Richmond area, noting that the increase in what is known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Department of Health is reporting 2,786 more cases of Coronavirus and 76 additional deaths. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 24 Additional Deaths, Including A Patient In Their 30s The statewide total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic has risen...
    In this photo illustration a Johnson & Johnson logo is seen in front of a medical syringe and a vial with coronavirus vaccine.Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Headaches, fatigue and muscle pain were some of the most common side effects among people who received Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine...
    By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU countries that depend heavily on tourism desperate to rescue this summer's holiday season. Lockdowns to slow the pandemic caused the deepest ever economic recession...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona officials on Wednesday reported 1,310 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 43 deaths as coronavirus-related hospitalizations and seven-day rolling averages for daily new cases and daily deaths continued to drop. The latest figures reported by the state Department of Health Services increased Arizona's pandemic totals to 811,968 cases and 15,693 deaths. According...
    By Ernie Mundell and Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Feb. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Protective immune system antibodies that develop after being infected with COVID-19 last for at least a few months, a new study suggests. And reinfection does seem to be relatively rare. That could have big implications for public health and...
    This year’s George Polk Awards in Journalism gave particular recognition to journalists covering the coronavirus pandemic, with nearly half of the awards going to reporters who highlighted policy responses to the pandemic and the virus’ impact on various communities.  The awards, distributed by Long Island University, were unveiled Wednesday in a press release. A panel...
    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that his country is doing better than the US in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. “The most powerful nation on earth, our neighbor, did worse than us.” López Obrador said — after noting that comparing the two countries was in “bad taste.” López Obrador has both defended and praised former President Trump in recent weeks. He called...
    After weeks of consistent improvement, cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. rebounded slightly to begin this week. In California, however, the decline in cases has continued unabated. On Tuesday, county health departments across California combined to report 6,247 new cases of COVID-19, according to data compiled by this news organization. While that doesn’t quite match...
    (CNN)There's new evidence that connects testing positive for Covid-19 antibodies from a prior infection with a significantly lower risk of becoming infected again in the future. JUST WATCHEDCovid-19 reinfection: What you need to knowReplayMore Videos ...MUST WATCHCovid-19 reinfection: What you need to know 01:38 A study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Wednesday,...
    A columnist for USA Today says the 500,000 Americans who have died of coronavirus should be buried at Mar-a-Lago, former President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after...
    COVID-19 was the best thing that could have happened to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, according to one of his closest advisers. A new book revealed that Anita Dunn made the comment in private to “an associate,” according to the Guardian, which obtained a copy, at a time when the United States was struggling with rising...
    By LORNE COOK and RAF CASERT, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Two months after its first vaccine shots, the European Union is still struggling to get its COVID-19 inoculation drive up to speed. EU leaders are meeting Thursday to jump-start the process, fearing that new virus variants might spread faster than Europe’s response. At a...
    The Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines have been an outstanding success by any measure and represent the quickest path to a return to normal American life, but experts are worried that mixed government messaging and skeptical journalism are clouding the good news. Instead of hearing vaccines are a direct ticket to normalcy, hedging statements from Biden administration figures...