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Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.Pfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.

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Pfizer and partner BioNTech plan to ask U.S. and European regulators within weeks to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, based on evidence of greater risk of infection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.Pfizer and partner BioNTech plan to ask U.S. and European regulators within weeks to authorize a booster dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, based on evidence of greater risk of infection six months after inoculation and the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

Pfizer, BioNTech to seek authorization for COVID booster shot as Delta variant spreads | Reuters

The Delta variant of the coronavirus can evade antibodies that target certain parts of the virus, according to a new study published Thursday in Nature. The findings provide an explanation for diminished effectiveness of the vaccines against Delta, compared with other variants.The Delta variant of the coronavirus can evade antibodies that target certain parts of the virus, according to a new study published Thursday in Nature. The findings provide an explanation for

How does the Delta variant dodge the immune system?  | Deccan Herald

The delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found to be far more infectious than the original corThe delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found to be far more infectious than the original cor/> PolitiFact | Data showing lower death rate for coronavirus delta variant doesn’t mean it’s less dangerous

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Run, do not walk, to get your shot, if you haven’t been vaccinated already.Run, do not walk, to get your shot, if you haven’t been vaccinated already.

Respect the Delta variant, but don’t fear it — unless you’re not vaccinated - The Boston Globe

 'California’s health system is not at risk of being overwhelmed by the delta... 'California’s health system is not at risk of being overwhelmed by the delta...

Opinion: Delta variant panic could cause more harm than good

Thursday's roundup covers 4 million covid deaths, variants, long symptoms, vaccinations, cancer fatalities, heat wave, opioids and more.Thursday’s roundup covers 4 million covid deaths, variants, long symptoms, vaccinations, cancer fatalities, heat wave, opioids and more.

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Delta variant now represents nearly 50% of new coronavirus infections in France, Health Minister Olivier Veran says Delta variant now represents nearly 50% of new coronavirus infections in France, Health Minister Olivier Veran says

Delta variant to account for most new French COVID-19 cases from this weekend: health minister

As cases surge in the United States, health experts have raised the alarm that vaccinated individuals may be spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Delta variant. Over half of new infections in the U.S. are now caused by this highly transmissible variant.As cases surge in the United States, health experts have raised the alarm that vaccinated individuals may be spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Delta variant. Over half of new infections in the U.S. are now caused by this highly transmissible variant.

Why is the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant so concerning?

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The company said data from Israel showing the COVID-19 vaccine losing effectiveness against the Delta variant has prompted its decision. The company said data from Israel showing the COVID-19 vaccine losing effectiveness against the Delta variant has prompted its decision.

Pfizer to Seek OK for COVID Vaccine Booster Targeting Delta

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The highly transmissible Delta strain has overtaken the Alpha variant to become the dominant variant in the US, according to new estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The highly transmissible Delta strain has overtaken the Alpha variant to become the dominant variant in the US, according to new estimates from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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(Second of a series) Although local experts and health officials say they’re not aware of any indication of the Delta variant of COVID-19, it does not mean that there’s really no transmission. We can be blissfully unaware of its presence, but unless we’re doing sufficient genomic sequencing surveillance, we can’t be that confident. We appreciate their desire to not alarm the public, but preparing for a serious threat such as a Delta variant surge requires some mindset preparation by various […]

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Pfizer's vaccine is 88% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 caused by Delta, real-world efficacy data suggests. For AstraZeneca, it's 60%.Pfizer's vaccine is 88% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 caused by Delta, real-world efficacy data suggests. For AstraZeneca, it's 60%.

How well COVID-19 vaccines work against the Delta variant, according to the best available data

With the Delta variant of Covid-19 becoming the dominant strain in Germany, experts and politicians are urging states to get more creative with vaccines to reach more of the population. With the Delta variant of Covid-19 becoming the dominant strain in Germany, experts and politicians are urging states to get more creative with vaccines to reach more of the population.

Germany urged to 'get more creative' with Covid jab offers as Delta strain spreads - The Local

The latest French news and information explained in English with help guides for residents and second homeowners in France. Login or Subscribe to The Connexion.Covid France: What extra measures could help stop Delta fourth wave?

Covid France: What extra measures could help stop Delta fourth wave?

A recent surge in new COVID-19 cases linked to the new Delta variant in Israel is likely going to also play out in Canada, but there is no cause for concern just yet, according to one Montreal epidemiologist. A recent surge in new COVID-19 cases linked to the new Delta variant in Israel is likely going to also play out in Canada, but there is no cause for concern just yet, according to one Montreal epidemiologist.

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Louisiana, which has beaten back several spikes of the coronavirus disease, is seeing troubling new upticks in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as the state struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated and the highly contagious delta variant increases its spread.Louisiana, which has beaten back several spikes of the coronavirus disease, is seeing troubling new upticks in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as the state struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated and the highly contagious delta variant increases its spread.

As vaccinations lag, Louisiana seeing rise in COVID-19 cases

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported 985 new infections to bring the total to 3.73 million, a rise of 177 cases compared to the daily increase a week ago. U.S. administers 331.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC The United States has administered 331,651,464 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported 985 new infections to bring the total to 3.73 million, a rise of 177 cases compared to the daily increase a week ago. U.S. administers 331.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC The United States has administered 331,651,464 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Wednesday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

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The rise of the Delta variant does seem to be associated with more COVID transmission in schools than what we've seen previously. But kids are much less likely to become severely unwell.The rise of the Delta variant does seem to be associated with more COVID transmission in schools than what we've seen previously. But kids are much less likely to become severely unwell.

Is it more infectious? Is it spreading in schools? This is what we know about the Delta variant and kids

UK News: NEW DELHI: Covid cases in India may be on a steady decline but several countries across the world are now grappling with a renewed surge in cases.UK News: NEW DELHI: Covid cases in India may be on a steady decline but several countries across the world are now grappling with a renewed surge in cases.

Delta Variant: From UK to Indonesia; How Delta variant is dominating global Covid surge | World News - Times of India

A top official at the World Health Organization said Thursday that COVID-19 mutations will likely lead to a surge in cases this fall, prompting the U.S. to bring back health guidelines.A top official at the World Health Organization said Thursday that COVID-19 mutations will likely lead to a surge in cases this fall, prompting the U.S. to bring back health guidelines.

COVID-19 cases in US could surge during ‘dangerous’ fall, leading to new mandates | Fox News

The Delta variant, which is known to be more transmissible than the original strain of the coronavirus, now makes up the majority of new infections in Germany, health officials have said.The Delta variant, which is known to be more transmissible than the original strain of the coronavirus, now makes up the majority of new infections in Germany, health officials have said.

More contagious Delta coronavirus variant becomes dominant in Germany for 1st time — RT World News

The findings underscore the effectiveness of vaccines against Delta if uninfected people get two doses, or one dose after infection.The findings underscore the effectiveness of vaccines against Delta if uninfected people get two doses, or one dose after infection.

Study highlights need for full Covid vaccination to protect against Delta

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A UBC expert assesses the risk the Delta variant strain poses to eliminating COVID-19 in Canada in July 2021 due to travel. "You are inviting or potentially bringing new variants," said an expert at UBC.

Could cases of the Delta variant surge in BC due to travel? - Vancouver Is Awesome

New information from Israel's current wave of coronavirus infections from the Delta variant suggests that the Pfizer vaccine is less effective at preventing infection, but remains a potent protection against serious illness, hospitalization, and death. The vaccine offers 64% protection against infection, down fromNew information from Israel's current wave of coronavirus infections from the Delta variant suggests that the Pfizer vaccine is less effective at preventing infection, but remains a potent protection against serious illness, hospitalization, and death. The vaccine offers 64% protection against infection, down from

Pfizer Less Effective Against Preventing Delta Variant Infection, Protects Against Severe Illness | Hamodia.com

The US is witnessing a huge spike in coronavirus cases all over again, leaving locals concerned. The highly contagious Delta variant has now become theThe US is witnessing a huge spike in coronavirus cases all over again, leaving locals concerned. The highly contagious Delta variant has now become the

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This new study offers more clarity on the efficacy of vaccines against the Delta variant, which has been found to be more contagious than its previous versions. | World NewsThis new study offers more clarity on the efficacy of vaccines against the Delta variant, which has been found to be more contagious than its previous versions.

Single dose of two-shot jabs barely works against Delta variant: Study | World News - Hindustan Times

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, LA County's public health director, describes a recent spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among Black residents and also county efforts to improve vaccination rates.Dr. Barbara Ferrer, LA County's public health director, describes a recent spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among Black residents and also county efforts to improve vaccination rates.

LA County Public Health Director: COVID-19 Cases Rise Among Black Residents : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Delta now accounts for more than 51% of COVID-19 cases, according to the CDC. The variant is more transmissible and may lead to more severe disease.Delta is much more transmissible and might lead to more severe disease.

Delta is now the dominant coronavirus variant in the US - CNET

Pfizer says it is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, but U.S. health officials say a booster isn't needed yet.Pfizer says it is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, but U.S. health officials say a booster isn't needed yet.

Pfizer to seek OK for 3rd vaccine dose; shots still protect

Most media hype the fear: “Americans should be more concerned about the Delta variant,” a Forbes piece declares. “Scientists have good reasons to sound the alarm,” New York magazine insists. “It's hard to understand how worried to be,” a CNN analysis claims.While Delta caused a 10 percent rise in daily US cases late last month, COVID hospital admissions actually dropped.

Don't buy the hysteria: The Delta variant is actually less dangerous

Countries such as England and the US have lifted almost all of the Covid-19 measures in a rush to return to normalcy despite the rising number of cases with the Delta variant. However, it is the countries with low vaccination rates that are at a greater risk.Countries such as England and the US have lifted almost all of the Covid-19 measures in a rush to return to normalcy despite the rising number of cases with the Delta variant. However, it is the countries with low vaccination rates that are at a greater risk.

Explained: Why is WHO warning countries against easing Covid-19 curbs? | Explained News,The Indian Express

During the White House COVID-19 response team briefing on Thursday, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said preliminary data from several states indicates that 99.5 percent of recent deaths from coronavirus are of individuals who were unvaccinated and could have been prevented with a vaccine. Walensky also said the rise in the number of cases due to the Delta variant is “troubling.”During the White House COVID-19 response team briefing on Thursday, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said preliminary data from several states indicates that 99.5 percent of recent deaths from coronavirus are of individuals who were unvaccinated and could have been prevented with a vaccine. Walensky also said the rise in the number of cases due to the Delta variant is “troubling.”

CDC: 99.5% of COVID-19 deaths are from unvaccinated individuals

534 cases of Covid have been reported to the Department of Health. Currently 58 people are hospitalised with the virus.534 cases of Covid have been reported to the Department of Health. Currently 58 people are hospitalised with the virus.

Spread of Delta variant likely to ‘outmatch’ supply of vaccines, HSE boss warns

LDH: 59% of COVID-19 cases in La's region are Delta variant; state cases increase

Testing positivity has doubled to 2.5%, and the rate of new daily cases is now 3.47 per 100,000 residents, up from 1.74 last week. Another 11 deaths were also reported.Testing positivity has doubled to 2.5%, and the rate of new daily cases is now 3.47 per 100,000 residents, up from 1.74 last week. Another 11 deaths were also reported.

New COVID-19 Cases Up 165% In Los Angeles County – CBS Los Angeles

PARIS: The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 will probably account for most new coronavirus cases in France from this weekend, Health ...PARIS: The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 will probably account for most new coronavirus cases in France from this weekend, Health ...

Delta variant to account for most new French COVID-19 cases from this weekend: Minister - CNA

The Delta coronavirus variant is more contagious than earlier versions of the virus, but fully vaccinated people remain well-protected against illness and death.The Delta coronavirus variant is more contagious than earlier versions of the virus, but fully vaccinated people remain well-protected against illness and death.

COVID: Delta variant now dominant in California, U.S.

THE spread of the Delta Covid-19 variant will “outmatch” jab supply over the next few weeks despite two million Irish people being fully vaccinateTHE spread of the Delta Covid-19 variant will “outmatch” jab supply over the next few weeks despite two million Irish people being fully vaccinated against the virus, it’s warned. Vaccine supplies …

Spread of Covid-19 Delta variant will 'outmatch' jab supply in next few weeks despite 2m vaccinated, HSE boss warns

Vigo County now has two cases of COVID-19 Delta variant, according to the Vigo County Health Department.Vigo County now has two cases of COVID-19 Delta variant, according to the Vigo County Health Department.

COVID-19 Delta variant arrives in Vigo County | Local News | tribstar.com

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Medsafe is seeking information from Pfizer after it announced it would ask US regulators to authorise a third dose.Medsafe is seeking information from Pfizer after it announced it would ask US regulators to authorise a third dose.

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A variant of the COVID-19 virus has become the dominant version of the infection in the United States and is outpacing the original virus in much of the world.

Delta variant: 5 things to know about the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the US – KIRO 7 News Seattle

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Even with Oregon meeting its goal of vaccinating 70% of adults over age 18, there are growing concerns around the world and about the COVID-19 DeltaPORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Even with Oregon meeting its goal of vaccinating 70% of adults over age 18, there are growing concerns around the world and about the COVID-19 Delta

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Dr Tony Holohan issues weekend warning after HSE says variant will beat vaccine in crucial race - Irish Mirror Online