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China battles Covid-19 outbreak as WHO warns of Delta-fuelled spread

Mushrooming outbreaks of the highly contagious Delta variant have prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 restrictions

7/31/2021 10:15:00 AM

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WHO warns world 'blind to understanding' COVID spread, hurting ability to end pandemic

Without sufficient testing in lower-income countries, the world can't know how the virus is spreading or how it's changing, according to the World Health Organization.

Isn't that your job?
Don’t know how to spend the money or do what’s necessary

7/31/2021 4:14:00 AM

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Boris Johnson: World leader's struggle with umbrella draws laughter - CNN Video

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a tussle with his umbrella

7/31/2021 4:01:00 AM

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COVID-19 live updates: Delta leaves vaccinated, unvaccinated with similarly high viral loads, CDC says

LATEST: The U.S. recorded its highest daily case total since Feb. 12, with more than 86,000 new cases.

7/31/2021 12:05:00 AM

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COVID-19 Delta variant gains prevalence in Italy - health institute

COVID-19 Delta variant gains prevalence in Italy - health institute

7/30/2021 10:05:00 PM

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Gardeners' World: Monty Don announces schedule change ahead of Friday's episode

Gardeners' World: Monty Don announces schedule change ahead of Friday's episode

7/30/2021 9:19:00 PM

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Southern States Urge Covid-19 Vaccines as the Delta Variant Surges

Southern states are trying to overcome Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy. “We’re basically having to resort to scare tactics” says an Alabama doctor.

7/30/2021 5:30:00 PM

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What Makes the Delta Variant of Covid-19 So Dangerous for Unvaccinated People

A unique combination of mutations has led to this more infectious version of the coronavirus, prompting revised mask guidelines.

7/30/2021 4:45:00 PM

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COVID-19 live updates: New CDC brief says vaccines may be less effective against delta variant

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 195 million people worldwide and killed over 4.1 million of them.

7/30/2021 4:40:00 PM

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The Pursuit of Love Brings Studio 54 to World War II

Emily Mortimer and Sinéad Kidao on how ‘70s rock looks a lot like the 1930s

7/30/2021 4:32:00 PM

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How contagious is Ebola? CDC documents compare virus to COVID Delta variant

The Delta variant was reported to be more contagious than Ebola and several other viruses, according to an internal document from the CDC.

They’ll use fear...
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7/30/2021 1:25:00 PM

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CDC internal report says Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox - NYT

CDC internal report says Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox - NYT

7/30/2021 11:55:00 AM

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Disney World, Disneyland announce guests must mask up indoors, on transportation starting July 30

Headed to Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort soon? Pack a mask — you’ll need to wear one at the parks starting July 30.

7/30/2021 9:28:00 AM

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Walt Disney World, Disneyland requiring masks indoors again

In the wake of the news from the CDC to combat the spread of the delta variant in high-traffic areas, Disney World and Disneyland will again require masks indoors.

7/30/2021 8:58:00 AM

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Internal CDC doc reportedly warns Delta variant may be more severe

'This is not the same virus that we started with,' Dr. James Hildreth says on new reporting about how the Delta variant may spread among the vaccinated.

7/30/2021 8:32:00 AM

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What the Dutch can teach the world about flood preparedness

What the Dutch can teach the world about flood preparedness

7/30/2021 8:17:00 AM

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WaPo: CDC document warns Delta variant spreads like chickenpox

An internal CDC document warns that the Covid-19 Delta variant spreads as easily as chickenpox and causes more several illness than previous variants, the Washington Post reports.

7/30/2021 8:01:00 AM

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'The war has changed': Delta strain equally contagious in vaccinated cases, masks a must, CDC says

'The war has changed': Delta strain equally contagious in vaccinated cases, masks a must, CDC says

7/30/2021 5:58:00 AM

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Florida's unexpected COVID-19 Delta surge could be prolonged: Infection expert

'It is really the most significant numbers that we have ever seen thus far in the pandemic,' Dr. Vincent Hsu told Newsweek about Florida's COVID-19 surge.

7/30/2021 3:48:00 AM

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Chicago mayor dismisses 'spreader' concerns on Lollapalooza amid CDC guidance, Delta rise

'The Lolla folks have a good, solid plan,' Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.'We're obviously going to hold them accountable to make sure that the plan is enforced,'

7/29/2021 2:35:00 AM

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The science didn't change, the virus did, Fauci says as CDC updates mask guidance

'We're not changing the science,' Dr. Anthony Facui told CNN. 'The virus changed, and the science evolved with the changing virus.'

7/28/2021 1:50:00 PM

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World leaders buck health experts on mixing COVID vaccines as fears over Delta variant grow

In what appears to be a growing trend across Europe, three world leaders first received a dose of an adenovirus vaccine (AstraZeneca) before switching to an mRNA for the second.

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7/23/2021 1:49:00 AM

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Indonesia reported the highest new Covid cases in the world last week, says WHO

Indonesia reported the highest new Covid cases in the world last week, says WHO

7/22/2021 12:35:00 PM

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China rebuffs WHO's terms for further COVID-19 origins study

China says it was “rather taken aback' by the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19 and cannot accept it. (corrects translation)

Hey China, if you're checking this tweet, it's because your government is guilty of creating and leaking the virus and covering it up and you owe the world a trillion dollars for the death and damage it's done. Hit me back here for my check.
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7/22/2021 9:01:00 AM

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China says 'shocked' by WHO plan for COVID origins study

BREAKING: China says it's shocked by WHO plan for COVID origins study, dismisses lab leak theory as rumor counter to common sense.

BOTH CHINA AND W.H.O ARE THE PROBLEMS THIS GLOBAL IS HAVING CONCERNING THIS COVID CASES,NONE OF OFFICES IS READY TO SAY THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ORIGINATION OF COVID VIRUS EXPLOSION,BUT WHETHER IS LABORATORY LEAKAGE OR NOT THE WORLD'S TODAY BELIEVE THAT CHINA WUHAN IS THE LINK SOURCE
That's because it wasn't a lab leak. It was deliberate to spread Covid. China then sent millions of infected Chinese all over the World.

7/22/2021 6:35:00 AM

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Lockdowns Don't Harm Health More Than COVID, Review Shows

Lockdowns can cause harm, but at least in the short term, the pandemic's effects on health are worse, an international review team concludes.

7/22/2021 4:30:00 AM

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Euro 2020 led to more young men in Essex getting Covid, says health boss

Euro 2020 led to more young men in Essex getting Covid, says health boss

7/22/2021 3:10:00 AM

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Jamie Dimon’s $50 mln award is sane in a mad world

Jamie Dimon’s $50 million award is sane in a mad world, johnsfoley writes.

7/21/2021 6:36:00 PM

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Anger as UNESCO strips Liverpool of world heritage site status

Liverpool’s removal from the world heritage site list comes as UNESCO warns that new developments are changing the city’s skyline

7/21/2021 4:10:00 PM

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Reentering the World With Anxiety Eyebrows

Reentering the world with anxiety eyebrows? You're not alone.

7/21/2021 2:21:00 PM

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The beta Covid variant is causing concerns in Europe, should we be worried?

The beta Covid variant is causing concerns in Europe, should we be worried?

7/21/2021 2:03:00 PM

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine may not perform as well against Delta variant, says study

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine may not perform as well against Delta variant, says study

7/21/2021 9:19:00 AM

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WHO chief warns world failing test of Covid-19 - latest updates

Covid-19 pandemic has claimed at least 4.1 million lives infecting more than 192.1 million people around the world. Here are updates for July 21:

7/21/2021 5:10:00 AM

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India’s Covid-19 Death Toll Is Likely in the Millions, Study Finds

Researchers estimated the number of fatalities caused by the disease at about four million, which would be 10 times the official count.

7/21/2021 4:30:00 AM

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Antibodies From Covid Infection Last At Least Nine Months, Study Finds

Antibodies From Covid Infection Last At Least Nine Months, Study Finds

7/20/2021 4:20:00 PM

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Athletes' village COVID-19 isolation bubble already 'broken' - health expert

The so-called bubble to control COVID-19 infections at the Olympic athletes' village in Tokyo2020 is already 'broken' and poses a risk of spreading infections to the general populace, a prominent public health expert said

7/20/2021 1:36:00 PM

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Antibodies From Covid Infection Last At Least Nine Months, Study Finds

Antibodies from a covid infection last at least 9 months

7/20/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Twitter temporarily blocks U.S. Republican Greene for COVID-19 posts

Twitter temporarily blocks U.S. Republican Greene for COVID-19 posts

7/20/2021 11:35:00 AM

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Wildfire Smoke May Add To COVID-19 Risk: Study

Scientists discovered that coronavirus infection rates increased disproportionately during wildfire season in 2020.

7/20/2021 9:29:00 AM

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Twitter Temporarily Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene For Sharing Covid-19 Misinformation

Twitter Temporarily Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene For Sharing Covid-19 Misinformation

7/20/2021 9:20:00 AM

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China sees WHO COVID-19 origin report as exoneration of lab. WHO disagrees.

The report found the lab as an unlikely source of the pandemic but the WHO has called for China to allow an audit of its labs and markets.

7/19/2021 11:02:00 PM

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A Pacific nation's Covid-19 crisis has become a political power play between China and Australia

China and Australia have found another battleground for their deepening diplomatic standoff: the Pacific Islands' pandemic response.

7/19/2021 5:45:00 PM

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US, NATO to 'expose' China for 'malicious cyber activities'

The group will also formally attribute the Microsoft Exchange server cyberattack in March to China’s Ministry of State Security.

7/19/2021 2:11:00 PM

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Microsoft Exchange email hack was caused by China, US says

BREAKING: Biden administration blames China for massive Microsoft Exchange email hack, discloses other cyberthreats from Beijing.

7/19/2021 2:05:00 PM

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Profits Rebound Forecast at Imax China Following COVID-19 Recovery

Profits Rebound Forecast at Imax China Following COVID-19 Recovery

7/19/2021 2:01:00 PM

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China administered 1.447 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of July 17

China administered 1.447 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of July 17

7/18/2021 10:40:00 AM

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Joe Biden is determined that China should not displace America

His China policy is looking even tougher than Donald Trump’s | Briefing

7/18/2021 12:36:00 AM

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The Latest: WHO wants more access to virus data from China

The head of the World Health Organization says it was premature to rule out a potential link between the coronavirus and a China lab leak. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the agency wants China to provide the data it asked for earlier.

If they are truly not guilty, there’s nothing for them to worry about. StopChina

7/15/2021 6:31:00 PM

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China industrial output rises 8.3% in June, retail sales up 12.1%

China industrial output rises 8.3% in June, retail sales up 12.1%

7/15/2021 6:30:00 AM

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Asian markets mixed as China reports growth slowed

Asian markets mixed as China reports growth slowed

7/15/2021 6:28:00 AM

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Satellite images show China has deployed military planes to South China Sea

'Beijing's claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful,' the U.S. State Department said in a statement last year.

7/15/2021 5:50:00 AM

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Mike Pence: Evidence 'strongly suggests' COVID-19 came from a Chinese lab

'The evidence strongly suggests the coronavirus leapt out of the Chinese lab.'

7/15/2021 2:49:00 AM

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Netflix hires Facebook gaming executive Mike Verdu

Netflix hires Facebook gaming executive Mike Verdu

7/15/2021 1:59:00 AM

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India tells China continuing border tensions not in either side's interests

India tells China continuing border tensions not in either side's interests

7/15/2021 1:50:00 AM

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EU, China Unveil Plans to Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

The European Union and China announced ambitious plans to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, reflecting a new urgency on the issue from two of the world's biggest economies

7/14/2021 9:00:00 PM

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China building hypersonic jet to ferry passengers around globe and to space

A fleet of advanced hypersonic aircraft could be ferrying cargo and passengers to space by the middle of the century, according to a new report.

7/14/2021 7:53:00 PM

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What are the symptoms of Guillain-Barré syndrome? Should I still get the J&J vaccine?

What to know about Guillain-Barré syndrome and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine

7/14/2021 6:38:00 PM

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Coronavirus Today: Where are the COVID-19 treatments?

Coronavirus Today: Where are the COVID-19 treatments?

7/14/2021 5:55:00 PM

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The Latest: Spain court: Pandemic lockdown unconstitutional

Spain’s Constitutional Court says the stay-at-home lockdown order by the government under a state of emergency was unconstitutional. It says the limitations on movement violated citizens' basic rights and had insufficient constitutional backing.

7/14/2021 5:20:00 PM

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Billy Bragg Announces New Album 'The Million Things That Never Happened'

Singer-songwriter-activist previews pandemic blues LP with first single “I Will Be Your Shield”

7/14/2021 4:43:00 PM

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Covid-19: Face coverings on London transport and price rises speed up

Covid-19: Face coverings on London transport and price rises speed up

7/14/2021 4:23:00 PM

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Federal appeals court strikes down law barring handgun sales to people under 21

The court found that the law, passed in 1968, was unconstitutional. The ruling applies only in five states.

7/14/2021 8:28:00 AM

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Gun Dealers Can Sell Handguns To 18-Year-Olds: Appeals Court

In a 2-1 opinion, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond overturned a lower court ruling upholding the law.

7/14/2021 2:18:00 AM

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Gun Dealers Can Sell Handguns To 18-Year-Olds: Appeals Court

A federal law banning licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to young adults between age 18 and 21 is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ...

7/14/2021 1:37:00 AM

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Are Latent Viruses Causing Long Covid-19 Symptoms? Patient Groups Push for Testing

A new theory that reactivated older viruses are driving some of long Covid-19’s debilitating symptoms is gaining traction among some patient advocates

7/14/2021 1:30:00 AM

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Covid-19 variant surges in Nevada

Steve Patterson reports on the latest in the Nevada Covid-19 surge.

7/13/2021 11:34:00 PM

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The President Gets to Meet Olivia Rodrigo

She hopes ur ok with getting a COVID-19 vaccination.

7/13/2021 9:35:00 PM

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Canadian Musicians on Their Post-Lockdown Summer Style

Canadian musicians Charlotte Cardin, Haviah Mighty and High Klassified on staying creative during the pandemic and how their personal styles evolved.

7/13/2021 3:00:00 AM

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