COVID-19 live updates: Nearly 72,000 kids tested positive in US last week
Delta Seen to Push Herd Immunity Threshold Above 80%
The spread of the delta coronavirus variant has pushed the threshold for herd immunity to well over 80% and potentially approaching 90%, according to an Infectious Diseases Society of America briefing on Tuesday.
Obama scales 60th birthday from 500 guests to family and close friends
Obama has significantly shrunk the guest list for his 60th birthday party after receiving criticism for planning the 500-person event as the Delta variant surges and breakthrough cases continues to spike.
Japan restricting hospital admissions amid surge in cases
The Japanese government has introduced a new policy that will require COVID-19 patients to stay at home instead of a hospital as cases surge in the country during the Olympic games.This policy aims to save hospital beds for patients with the most severe...
Vanguard will pay vaccinated workers $1,000
Vanguard, one of the world's largest asset managers, is offering employees $1,000 to get vaccinated.
Melinda Henneberger: The virus changes to stay alive, which might make it smarter than we are
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Obama curtails 60th birthday bash after delta variant surge
After Damning Sexual Harassment Report, Will Cuomo Resign?
The New York Times
Shame is no longer enough to force elected officials from office
More than half of Army women have been 'insulted' over their gender
The Voters Who Could Turn California Red
Three dead in train crash near Czech-German border
Barack Obama scales back 60th birthday party over Covid concerns
Column: The government lawsuit against Kaiser points to an immense fraud problem in Medicare
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Florida's Governor Won't Issue New Rules Even As COVID-19 Surges
Mike Carey, Trump-backed candidate, wins crowded primary for US House seat in Ohio
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Want To Conquer a Major Goal? Think Big, Act Small
Jen Psaki said Biden would not try to influence the DOJ like Trump did, in a cutting response to a Fox News question