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New York and other north-eastern US states see a rapid fall in Covid cases

Despite decreasing positivity rates, hospitals continue to struggle amid a surging patient load and staff shortages New York City and some north-eastern US states appear…

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Cost of masks and tests deepens a pandemic wedge between the haves and the have-nots

In recent weeks, Americans have discovered that the financial costs of the pandemic — masks, rapid tests and more — are increasingly falling on their…

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Passengers stuck at sea after Norwegian cancels Caribbean cruise mid voyage due to Covid-19

Norwegian Cruise Line canceled its Caribbean trip mid voyage due to Covid-19, leaving travelers stuck at sea until the ship returns to New York. Source:…

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Covid testing company with 300 pop-up sites across U.S. under state and federal investigation

Multiple Center for Covid Control pop-up testing sites were shut down for operating without licenses and the company is facing state and federal investigations. Source:…

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As Covid-19 peak seems to near, experts warn against letting guard down

Hospitalizations and cases seem to be subsiding in states with high vaccination rates, but experts caution against celebrating too soon In February 2021, Dr Craig…

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What “mild” really means when it comes to Omicron

The Omicron variant doesn’t cause as much severe illness as other variants have, but its “mild” symptoms can still be pretty unpleasant. The big picture:…

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Corporate America’s incredibly profitable pandemic

Data: S&P Dow Jones Indices; Chart: Thomas Oide/Axios Companies are about to blast out a blizzard of quarterly profit and sales numbers over the next…

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More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

Millions of families this weekend will stop receiving monthly child tax payments for the first time in months after Congress failed to pass an extension…

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‘Menace to public health’: 270 doctors call out Spotify over Joe Rogan’s podcast

An open letter expresses concern about Covid misinformation and specifically addresses an episode with virologist Robert Malone A total of 270 US doctors, scientists, healthcare…

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Saxophonist Tony Malaby’s unlikely pandemic practice space: the New Jersey Turnpike

Saxophonist Tony Malaby, unlucky at the beginning of the pandemic after catching a very early case of the virus — the subsequent isolation imposed on…

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Biden deploying military medical staff to help overwhelmed hospitals

President Biden on Thursday will announce a “surge” deployment of military medical personnel to support hospitals currently dealing with a spike of COVID-19 cases largely…

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China locks down third city, raising affected to 20 million

BEIJING — A third Chinese city has locked down its residents because of a Covid-19 outbreak, raising the number confined to their homes in China…

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Omicron on track to infect more than half of Europe, WHO says

The omicron variant of Covid-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/omicron-track-infect-half-europe-who-rcna11762…

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Quebec plans to impose a ‘health contribution’ tax on the unvaccinated

The tax comes amid a new wave of coronavirus in the province and would be for those who refuse the jab for non-medical reasons Quebec…

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New Jersey declares state of emergency over omicron variant

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) declared a state of emergency on Tuesday due to the coronavirus omicron variant, which has caused cases to spike…

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The Pfizer COVID Omicron Booster Is Already In Production

Pfizer has announced its Omicron COVID-19 booster is already in production as the variant has led to a massive increase in cases worldwide, accounting for…

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Omicron is surging — and Democrats aren’t shutting things down this time

BOSTON — Democrats have a message for Omicron-flooded America: get vaxxed and carry on. From New York to California, Democratic mayors and governors are fighting…

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Los Angeles area sets new COVID-19 record

Los Angeles County reported more than 45,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, another record-setting total for the area. The county said on Sunday that it had 45,584 new…

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tests positive for Covid

Three other members of Congress announced over the weekend they had also tested positive for the disease. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/rep-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-tests-positive-covid-n1287230 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Texas teacher charged with allegedly putting COVID-19 positive son in trunk

A Texas teacher has been charged with child endangerment after she allegedly placed her COVID-19-positive son in the trunk of her car, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/588853-texas-teacher-charged-for-allegedly-putting-covid-19-positive-son-in…

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The Supreme Court appears wary of Biden’s vaccine mandate. For good reason.

The government has many options for incentivizing vaccination. They need not torture the law and undermine the separation of powers to do so. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/supreme-court-covid-vaccine-mandate-hearing-exposes-biden-administration-overreach-ncna1287202…

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Ghost Flights Are Polluting the Skies Thanks to Omicron

Few industries have been affected more by the covid-19 pandemic than air travel; with so few people flying for business or pleasure, airlines have taken…

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