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In Extreme Heat, This Is How You Die
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The heat dome that has been roasting millions of people across the Pacific Northwest and swaths of Canada, sending temperatures in usually temperate areas into record-breaking triple digits, has alr…

Pope Francis Visits A Hospital In Rome To Have Intestinal Surgery
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According to the Vatican, Pope Francis arrived at a Rome hospital on Sunday for scheduled surgery for a stenosis, or restriction, of the large intestine. The brief announcement from the Holy See's…

Former FDA Chief Worries About Dangerous Delta COVID-19 Variant 'Dense Outbreaks'
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On Sunday, a former FDA commissioner warned that the Delta variant of COVID-19 could soon be responsible for “very dense outbreaks” of the illness in the United States. The Delta variant, which was…

Heat Waves Cause Employees To Leave The Workplace.
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Alicia Lara, a 55-year-old mother of four, works the drive-thru at a Jack In The Box in Sacramento, and she says the restaurant's air conditioning unit frequently fails when she needs it the most, i…

Unvaccinated People Account For Nearly All COVID Deaths In The United States Today.
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Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in the United States now occur in people who were not vaccinated, demonstrating how effective the shots have been and implying that deaths per day — now under 300 — coul…

In Israel, A Potentially Lethal Delta COVID-19 Variant Is Infecting Vaccinated Adults.
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In an alarming new development, officials in Israel have reported that the particularly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19 has infected some fully vaccinated adults. According to Dr. Ran Balic…

The Biden Administration Has Announced A $3.2 Billion Search For A Drug To Treat COVID-19 And Other Viruses.
Coronavirus

The Biden administration announced on Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion to accelerate the development of antiviral pills to treat COVID-19 and other viruses, a significant step that could sa…

The Number Of Deaths From COVID-19 In The United States Has Surpassed 600,000, Which Is Equal To The Annual Cancer Toll.
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On Tuesday, the death toll from COVID-19 in the United States surpassed 600,000, despite the fact that the vaccination campaign has significantly reduced daily cases and fatalities, allowing the cou…

In A Large Study, Novavax Claims That Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is Very Effective.
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In a large, late-stage study in the United States and Mexico, vaccine maker Novavax reported Monday that its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants. Accordin…

Fauci Reflects On AIDS Research 40 Years After The First Case Report In The United States
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Dr. Anthony Fauci was best known before he became a fixture of COVID-19 news coverage for his work to combat the AIDS crisis, which, like the coronavirus, emerged in the late 1970s as a mysterious a…

Kate Middleton Receives First COVID-19 Vaccine Dose: 'Hugely Grateful'
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Kate Middleton received her first COVID-19 vaccine dose on Friday and expressed her "huge gratitude" to everyone involved in making it possible. The Duchess of Cambridge, 39, received the injection…

Half Of All Adults In The United States Have Now Received Full COVID-19 Vaccinations.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of all adults in the United States are now fully immunized against COVID-19. Only five months after it began distributing doses, th…