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Pandemic Causes Surge in MN Weddings

A recent Star Tribune headline reads “Pandemic unleashes a tsunami of weddings in Minnesota” with a subheading There are too many ceremonies and not enough venues. “A tsunami of weddings — some pushed back by the pandemic and some previously planned for this year — has inundated the wedding industry. This year, it might be […]

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Covid Booster is Important than Ever

Quoting the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, CNN Heath writes that only about 1 in 3 Americans 65 and older who completed their initial vaccination round still have not received a first booster shot yet. Health researchers are reportedly wondered why this vulnerable group of seniors are reluctant to get booster […]

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Covid Cases are Surging Again

The NBC News writes that new Covid cases are surging nationwide, however hospitalization numbers still low. It writes quoting health experts “a lower rate of severe illness in some states may reflect high vaccination rates, the prevalence of testing and the use of antiviral drugs”. Nationwide, cases have climbed by roughly 58 percent over the past two […]

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Most Covid Deaths Come From The Vaccinated

According to recent reporting, most recent deaths from Covid-19 are reportedly comprised from the people who had been vaccinated (breakthrough infection). Analysis of recent federal data by ABC news indicated showed that only 18.9% deaths occurred among vaccinated in Aug 2021, where as that has increased to more than 40% in Feb 2022. These data […]

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Covid Tragic Milestone: 1 Million Deaths

The US has reportedly reached to 1 million deaths from Covid-19, marking yet another grim and “tragic milestone”, writes AP News. Marking this occasion, President Biden reportedly told world leaders at a Covid-19 submit “This pandemic isn’t over. (a solemn once-unthinkable U.S. toll) 1 million empty chairs around the family dinner table. Today, we mark […]

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Reimposing Masks Mandate

As the reporting of new cases from new Omicron subvariants are increasing, some cities like Philadelphia and others are reportedly resorting to “restoring indoor mask mandate“. Dr. Cheryl Bettigole, the health commissioner, told ABC News that confirmed cases of Covid-19, driven Omicron BA.2 subvariant, has reportedly risen by more than 50% in the past few […]

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100 millions Deaths Predicted Next Covid Wave

In a recent background briefing at the White House, senior administration officials reportedly warned that the US “could see 100 million coronavirus infections and a potentially significant wave of deaths this fall and winter, driven by new omicron subvariants that have shown aremarkable ability to escape immunity,” writes the Washington Post. According to The Post, […]

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Newer and Fitter Omicron Variants

According to Fortune magazine, two new Covid subvariants namely, BA.4 and BA.5 that are reported sweeping S. Africa have also been reported in the US. According to The Guardian, three new Omicron subvariants BA.2.12.1, BA.4 and BA.5 have been detected in Australia too, and authorities expect that they will replace current dominant subvariants BA.1 and […]

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WHO: Covid Deaths Three Times Higher

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly three times more (about 14.9 million) people than the reported 5.4 million deaths Covid occurred around the globe. Excess mortality is the difference between the number of deaths that have been recorded and those that would be expected in the absence of the pandemic. – Samira Asma, […]

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FDA: Need of Annual Covid Vaccine

Quoting the US Food and Drug administration (FDA), CNN Health writes that US might need to update its vaccine each year, similar to flu and other respiratory viruses. Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; Principal Deputy Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock; and new FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf, wrote […]