A Cape Cod COVID Outbreak Shows The Delta Variant May Be Even More Infectious Than We Thought, The CDC Says
The Delta variant outbreak among vaccinated beachgoers in Cape Cod was “a pivotal discovery” leading to new mask recommendations, said CDC chief Rochelle Walensky.
“What could be more like living your life to the fullest than going to a sex party?”
The CDC Has Changed Its Mask Guidance — Again — To Say Vaccinated People Should Mask Up In Places With Delta Outbreaks
“The unvaccinated, by choice, are a threat to public health at this point,” said one ICU doctor.
There are plenty of reasons to do it. We’re just not talking about why.
From compulsive thrillers to heartwarming romances, read these books in support of Disability Pride Month.
More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2020. “We are in an enduring crisis that is still going on. We are still right in the middle of it,” said one expert.
In the US, 99.5% of COVID-19 deaths are now among people who are unvaccinated.
In Case You Had Any Doubts, Scientists Found Climate Change Was Definitely Behind The Deadly Pacific Northwest Heat Wave
“This is something that nobody saw coming, that nobody thought possible,” one scientist said.
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People across the Pacific Northwest are coping with extreme temperatures this week in what experts say is just the latest example of how the climate crisis is affecting public health.
"I haven't felt like I was going to throw up today, so we'll take it as a win."
The heat has cracked and buckled streets, impacted flights, and closed down businesses.
Extreme heat has killed more than 11,000 people across the US since 1979, and heat waves are only getting worse.
After a photographer who grew up documenting his father almost lost him to COVID, it solidified their bond.
A Highly Controversial Alzheimer’s Treatment Won FDA Approval. Scientists Say We Don’t Know If It Actually Works.
In one sense, aducanumab is a historic drug — but many scientists say its approval is a triumph of business interests over public health.
“The truth is, we humans sort of lucked out,” one expert said.
COVID-19 has made some of us wary of greetings that involve touch.
“We spent a year trying very hard to get people to wear masks,” one expert said. “This kind of sudden, abrupt change, without any kind of signaling that it’s coming, will leave people feeling blindsided.”
COVID-19 is now one of the top 10 causes of death for teens in the US.
“It’s upsetting when you’re so out of control of your body, and you say you’re done, and people ignore you and override your choice.”
There Are New Safety Concerns About Russia’s COVID Vaccine, Which Is Already Being Distributed Worldwide
“This creates a lot of concern for us in the global vaccine community,” one expert said.
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More than 50 tweets are now blocked in India.
About 1 in every 3 cases of COVID-19 recorded each day in the world is now in India, where the rate of new infections is growing faster than in any other nation.
Doctors hope horny Americans have learned some lessons during the pandemic that could be applied to sexual health.
Of the more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered so far in the US, federal authorities are investigating six cases of rare and severe blood clotting.
“We have so much to look forward to,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Monday. “But right now I’m scared.”
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The long-awaited guidelines were released at a White House briefing on Monday.
“Everyone was looking for a quick fix,” Anthony Fauci told BuzzFeed News.