Coronavirus Today: Disturbing new data about Delta

Coronavirus Today: Disturbing new data about Delta

7/31/2021 7:04:00 AM

Coronavirus Today: Disturbing new data about Delta

New data on 'breakthrough' infections involving the Delta variant show why the CDC is asking vaccinated people to wear face masks indoors. 'The war has changed,' members of the agency say.

by state health officials advising all Californians to wear masks in public indoor settings to help beat back a new coronavirus surge.Universal Studios Hollywood and Six Flags Magic Mountain have been requiring face coverings indoors since July 18, due to L.A. County’s mask mandate.

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The coronavirus is so wily that it has managed toinfect two endangered snow leopardsat the San Diego Zoo. Staffers aren’t sure howNaphisa and Ramil became infected, but once Ramil tested positive last week, keepers presumed that Naphisa and two Amur leopards they live with had been exposed as well.

Both Naphisa and Ramil experienced coughs, which are beginning to improve. Ramil had a runny nose as well. The animals are eating and moving around normally, though their exhibit remains closed to the public.AdvertisementThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration had two pieces of

good news for Johnson & Johnsonthis week.resume making the single-dose vaccine. The factory operated by Emergent BioSolutions had been shut down in April after it was discovered that the product it was making for J&J had been contaminated with an ingredient for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. That ruined the equivalent of tens of millions of doses of J&J vaccine.

The FDA also, a move that gives health workerssix more weeks to find arms for millions of unused doses. When properly stored and refrigerated, the shots remain safe and effective for at least six months, the agency said. When first authorized in February, the FDA said the vaccines could be safely stored for three months.

Officials in Japan reported 10,687 coronavirus cases on Thursday,. The record spikes in infections prompted the government toexpand its state of emergency beyond Tokyoto Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba — all prefectures near Tokyo — as well as the western city of Osaka.

AdvertisementThe emergency measures will become effective Monday and remain in place until Aug. 31. The state of emergency already in effect in Tokyo and the southern island of Okinawa will be extended until the end of August as well.Cases in Tokyo have doubled since last week, rising to 3,865 on Thursday before falling to 3,300 on Friday. Nearly 3,000 people are hospitalized, and some hospitals are already full. More than 10,000 other people are isolating at home or in designated hotels. The city of nearly 14 million people is currently hosting the Olympics, but

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officials say the surge is unrelated to the Games.Today’s question comes from readers who want to know:Can employers require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19?When wein the pandemic, legal experts told us the answer probably would be yes — though some cautioned that vaccine mandates would be a tough sell until the Food and Drug Administration officially approved the shots.

AdvertisementThree months later, a growing list of employers have indeed required workers to get vaccinated. So far, those policies have withstood legal challenges despite the fact that the vaccines are merely authorized for emergency use:• A federal judge in New Mexico

for firefighters, detention center officers and other workers in Doña Ana County while a legal challenge makes its way through the courts.• Likewise, a federal judge in South Bend, Ind.,of Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students and employees until courts could decide on the merits of the policy.

• And a federal judge in Houstonwho argued that the hospital’s vaccine mandate was coercive and reduced them to the status of “human guinea pig[s].”Advertisement“Methodist is trying to do their business of saving lives without giving them the COVID-19 virus,” U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes wrote. Lead plaintiff Jennifer Bridges “can freely choose to accept or refuse a COVID-19 vaccine; however, if she refuses, she will simply need to work somewhere else.”

Cases like these are still ongoing, and they’re sure to be joined by others as more workers find themselves subject to vaccine mandates. But it seems that the vaccines’ emergency use authorization alone will not prevent the mandates from being enforced.

“Not a single decision that I have seen treated the vaccine differently because it has only been conditionally approved,” Richard W. Warren, a Detroit-based lawyer who represents employers throughout the country, told my colleague Maura Dolan.However, workers can be exempted from vaccine mandates for medical reasons or if vaccination violates their sincerely held religious beliefs, Warren added.

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The reporting is incomplete. You should ask: 1) How many of the vaccinated were hospitalized? 2) How many have died? The answers are: 1) four and 2) none The vaccines work, even with the Delta virus. How long before CNN rebrands itself as “Coronavirus Today” Wow. Just stop. This nonsense isn't Ebola or Marburg's.


New alarms over the Delta variant as L.A.'s coronavirus surge worsensPublic health experts are hoping L.A. County's reinstated requirement that people wear masks in indoor public places can help slow the spread. good If you only knew how bad it really is There is no data to support requiring vaccinated people to wear masks.

Children remain unvaccinated as delta variant surges, prompting back-to-school concernsMany parents are left wondering if the new landscape of the pandemic means it's safe for their still-unvaccinated young children to return to school this fall. Yes, it is. For all those who are new to this working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick to her _Johnson56 Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success

Florida's unexpected COVID-19 Delta surge could be prolonged: Infection expertFlorida health officials said that while they expected an uptick in coronavirus metrics over the summer, none predicted the Delta surge to be as significant as it has been across the state. Changes in the death rate is all that matters. All else is political propaganda. Delta was significant in india and uk and now in decline. Read article in ny times about it today. Cases arent deaths. Why get vaccine if you can still catch/spread it and have to follow same vaccine mandates as un vaccinated? Im never getting it.

What the Delta Variant Surge Means for RestaurantsThe highly infectious delta variant of COVID-19 is explosively spreading among the unvaccinated. Fears of breakthrough infections and efforts to stem the tide threaten to throw restaurant owners, workers, and diners alike into further uncertainty. Detroit BS! Austin

WaPo: CDC document warns Delta variant spreads like chickenpoxThe Washington Post is reporting on the details of an internal CDC document it obtained that warns the Covid Delta variant spreads as easily as chickenpox and causes more several illness than previous variants. We discuss that and more with Dr. Vin Gupta, Shannon Pettypiece, and Julie Pace. More “severe” vs. several . ? Other internal documents show that they will tell you anything to get you to take those experimental injections DElTA VariAnT SPrEaDS aS EasIly As chICKEnPOx AnD caUSes mOrE SeVERal iLLNESs

We Are On Lockdown Again At Our House….Because Delta VariantWe Are On Lockdown Again At Our House….Because Delta Variant “I'm worried about my three unvaccinated sons, who have zero protection against COVID-19.”