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COVID: Unvaccinated Most At Risk For More Contagious Delta Variant [Video]

COVID: Unvaccinated Most At Risk For More Contagious Delta Variant

Health experts are concerned about a new COVID-19 variant. Andria Borba tells us the Delta variant is more contagious and transmissible than any form of coronavirus we have seen, so far.

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 02:06Published
COVID Delta Variant A Concern, Especially In NYC Communities With Low Vaccination Rates [Video]

COVID Delta Variant A Concern, Especially In NYC Communities With Low Vaccination Rates

CBS2's Jessica Layton looks at a handful of zip codes in the Bronx, where people are still hesitant to get their shots.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:46Published
Highly Contagious COVID Delta Variant Concerns Health Care Officials [Video]

Highly Contagious COVID Delta Variant Concerns Health Care Officials

Interview with Dr. John Swartzberg, infectious disease expert at University of California, Berkeley.

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 05:35Published
US to pass 600,000 Covid-19 deaths [Video]

US to pass 600,000 Covid-19 deaths

As the US is expected to surpass 600,000 Covid-19 deaths, the Delta variant continues to threaten. CNN’s Nick Watt reports.

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VA Health leaders address hesitancy as more contagious variant spreads; "We're not out of the woods yet" [Video]

VA Health leaders address hesitancy as more contagious variant spreads; "We're not out of the woods yet"

As the more contagious Delta variant began to take hold in the United States, Virginia Health Officials worked to address vaccine hesitancy amid declining vaccination rates.

Credit: WTVR - Scripps     Duration: 03:03Published
COVID Delta Variant Spreading Worldwide [Video]

COVID Delta Variant Spreading Worldwide

Experts say the variant is intensifying the urgency to get more people vaccinated. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

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UK's Johnson delays full lifting of virus restrictions, citing Delta variant risk [Video]

UK's Johnson delays full lifting of virus restrictions, citing Delta variant risk

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Delta variant having huge impact on vaccine effectiveness, says expert [Video]

Delta variant having huge impact on vaccine effectiveness, says expert

The Delta variant first found in India is having a huge impact on vaccine effectiveness in the UK, an expert has told Euronews.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:58Published
PM delays end of Covid restrictions by up to four weeks over Delta variant fears [Video]

PM delays end of Covid restrictions by up to four weeks over Delta variant fears

Boris Johnson has been forced to delay the end of England’s coronavirus restrictions by up to four weeks after being warned the move could lead to thousands of deaths and unbearable pressure on the..

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Common Covid symptoms changed [Video]

Common Covid symptoms changed

Common Covid symptoms changed

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Experts say COVID-19 booster shots are likely necessary due to variants [Video]

Experts say COVID-19 booster shots are likely necessary due to variants

Experts say COVID-19 booster shots are likely necessary due to variants

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Powell: PM responsible for spread of Delta variant [Video]

Powell: PM responsible for spread of Delta variant

Lucy Powell has said Boris Johnson's decision to delay putting India on the red list has contributed to the spread of the Delta variant around the country. The Shadow Housing Minister added that the..

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Argar: Rise in infections likely to delay 'Freedom Day' [Video]

Argar: Rise in infections likely to delay 'Freedom Day'

Ed Argar has said the "significant rise" in Covid-19 Delta variant cases could lead to a delay of the lifting of the lockdown restrictions initially planned for June 21st. The Health Minister added..

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Boris Johnson faces Tory backlash as lockdown lifting put on hold [Video]

Boris Johnson faces Tory backlash as lockdown lifting put on hold

Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash from Tory MPs as he prepares to put the final lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England on hold.The Prime Minister is expected to announce the..

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Andrew Lloyd Webber will risk arrest to open his theatres if restrictions are extended [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: Andrew Lloyd Webber will risk arrest to open his theatres if restrictions are extended

Andrew Lloyd Webber will risk being arrested in order to open his theatres if Covid-19 restrictions are extended.

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Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy urges Florida to boost vaccine rates and fight Delta variant [Video]

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy urges Florida to boost vaccine rates and fight Delta variant

Get your vaccination rates up. That was the US surgeon general’s message to Floridians as a more transmissible COVID variant spreads in the US.

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Surgeon general urges Florida to boost vaccination rates [Video]

Surgeon general urges Florida to boost vaccination rates

he nation's surgeon general is urging Florida to boost its vaccination rates or risk a new COVID case surge of the more transmissible Delta variant.

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WHO insists Europe faces deadly Covid-19 surge unless people remain cautious as restrictions ease [Video]

WHO insists Europe faces deadly Covid-19 surge unless people remain cautious as restrictions ease

Experts are also warning that the Delta variant of coronavirus poses a serious risk to Europe as it is highly transmissible and could spread quickly across the region as people begin to travel more..

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Delta variant detected in Ohio [Video]

Delta variant detected in Ohio

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In-Depth: Delta variant on the rise in the U.S. [Video]

In-Depth: Delta variant on the rise in the U.S.

Health officials say uncommon symptoms are being detected in patients with the Delta variant of COVID-19. Now, that variant is on the rise in the U.S.

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Concerns rise over Delta COVID-19 variant [Video]

Concerns rise over Delta COVID-19 variant

Concerns are rising over the COVID-19 variant "Delta," which officials say is 40 percent more transmissible than the previous variant.

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Experts Say COVID Vaccine Is Best Protection Against New Delta Variant [Video]

Experts Say COVID Vaccine Is Best Protection Against New Delta Variant

WBZ TV's Anna Meiler reports.

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Careful eye needs to be kept on Delta virus, NHS chief says [Video]

Careful eye needs to be kept on Delta virus, NHS chief says

The NHS Chief Executive says a "careful eye" needs to be kept on the Delta variant as it has led to an increase in Covid infections. However, Sir Simon Stevens added the number of people in hospital..

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AIIMS study: 'Delta' variant can infect people jabbed with Covishield or Covaxin | Oneindia News [Video]

AIIMS study: 'Delta' variant can infect people jabbed with Covishield or Covaxin | Oneindia News

According to separate studies by AIIMS and the National Centre for Disease Control, the 'delta' variant of COVID-19 is capable of infecting people even after they have received both doses of the..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:46Published
Deadly New Coronavirus Variant [Video]

Deadly New Coronavirus Variant

The Delta variant, a new coronavirus strain first identified in India, now makes up 6% of all cases in the United States.

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Holidays abroad 'unlikely to happen' due to lockdown delays

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Latest Covid rates as Birmingham gets new Delta variant measures

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New statistics show Birmingham's Covid-19 rate continues to rise after new measures were brought in to curb the rise of the Delta variant in the city.
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COVID-19 vaccines 'highly effective' against hospitalisation from Delta variant, claims study

The study included 14,019 cases of the Delta variant – 166 of whom were hospitalised.
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Covid centres closure plan halted by Delta variant fears

Plans to stand down Covid assessment centres across Northern Ireland have been halted amid fears about a surge of cases of the virus.
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Covid-19: Kuwait confirms cases of contagious Delta variant

Health ministry urges citizens, residents to follow safety measures to curb spread of strains.
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COVID-19 variant behind India's second wave doubles the risk of hospitalisation, says study

The Delta variant also reduces the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines compared to the Alpha variant. But two doses still offer strong protection.
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From headache to sore throat: New common symptoms of Delta variant of COVID-19

Headaches, a sore throat and a runny nose are the most common symptoms of this variant, according to the data collected as part of the Zoe project.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Fiji records 89 new community cases; Govt says situation worse than Australia, NZ

covid 19 coronavirus: fiji records 89 new community cases; govt says situation worse than australia, nz
By Lice Movono of RNZ Fiji's Covid-19 outbreak, fuelled by the Delta variant which ravaged India's public health system earlier this year, is now worse than Australia and New Zealand's, health..
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East Yorkshire coronavirus cases at levels not seen since March

Figures showed the Delta variant accounted for 60.9 per cent of Hull coronavirus cases and 60 per cent of the East Riding's
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Nicola Sturgeon to make covid update at Scottish Parliament

nicola sturgeon to make covid update at scottish parliament
The First Minister will make a statement to MSPs on the impact of the Delta variant on the country's route out of lockdown.
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G7’s Baby Steps Could Ultimately Lead To Progress – OpEd

By Chris Doyle* There could hardly be a more stunning venue for the first major summit of the G7 in more than a year than Cornwall. A few summer days at the beach are a treat even for world leaders..
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So-called 'Delta variant' of COVID-19 detected in Hawaii, DOH says

The variant was found in a fully vaccinated individual, health officials said.
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DOH lab detects COVID-19 Delta variant in vaccinated Oahu resident who recently traveled to Nevada

The Delta variant was first detected in India, where the virus sparked a public health crisis in April and May. The variant now makes up...
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England Extends Covid Restrictions a Month

The decision sent a warning to the world that even well-vaccinated nations remain at risk from the highly transmissible new Delta variant.
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Covid: New 'Delta plus' variant identified; unlocking begins in some states


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Covid-19: More virulent variant of Delta fuels cocktail-resistance fear

The highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 that first surfaced in India is feared to have mutated into a more virulent version called AY.1 or Delta+ –– one that is possibly capable of..
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Delta variant to change in 2 months: CCMB Advisor Dr Mishra stresses on significance of serosurvey

CCMB Advisor Dr Rakesh Mishra highlighted the importance of a nationwide serosurvey and stressed that the Coronavirus Delta variant is likely to change in the next two months. 
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UK PM voices 'serious concern' over Delta variant, to take decision on lifting restrictions

PM Johnson is due to announce on Monday whether the planned lifting of restrictions, can go ahead on June 21 as set out under a planned 'roadmap'.
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UK considers up to 4-week delay to end lockdown due to Delta variant: Report


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Delta variant more prevalent in COVID second wave in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan


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AIIMS on delta variant: Infectious even for vaccinated

As the number of coronavirus cases in the country subsides, government officials continue to encourage people to take their vaccine shots as soon as possible. While people are still sceptical and have..
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Covid-19: What makes the Delta coronavirus variant, first found in India, so worrisome?

Delta variant has about a 40% higher transmission rate compared with alpha, which already had a 50% higher transmissibility than the original strain of the virus. This is clearly visible in the data..
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Delta variant can cause COVID-19 infections despite Covishield, Covaxin jabs, shows new study

The AIIMS study was conducted on 63 subjects who had breakthrough infections - 36 of whom had received two doses, while 27 had gotten one dose.
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Joe Biden, his advisor warn against Delta variant


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Singapore reports Delta as most prevalent variant of coronavirus locally

There were 449 local cases with variants of concern (VOC) as of May 31, of which 428 were the Delta variant first detected in India and nine of the Beta variant first identified in South Africa, the..
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Delta variant of COVID: All about the latest variant

In the past one month, COVID-19 has taken a severe toll on India's population and its medical infrastructure. It has not only wreaked havoc in the lives of millions, but also caused irreparable damage..
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Covid-19: Gangrene, hearing loss show Delta variant may be more severe

Hearing impairment, severe gastric upsets and blood clots leading to gangrene, symptoms not typically seen in Covid patients, have been linked by doctors in India to the so-called delta variant. In..
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'More transmissible': Singapore sequencing reveals Delta variant crowds out others


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Delta variant prime suspect in COVID-19 cases across Varanasi: Study


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'Super infectious' Delta variant reason behind second Covid wave: Study


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COVID-19: Pfizer produces less antibodies against Delta variant first found in India, says Lancet

The study analysed antibodies in the blood of 250 healthy people who received either one or two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, up to three months after their first dose.
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Delta variant of Covid-19 predominant in Varanasi: Study


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Delta variant behind April wave in Delhi, shows NCDC study


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Covid-19 Delta variant first found in India, spreads to United Kingdom and Australia


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COVID19: Australia's Victoria spots Delta variant of coronavirus in latest outbreak

For the first time, genomic sequencing has detected the Delta variant of coronavirus among infections in the latest virus outbreak in Australia's Victoria state.
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DNA Explainer: Why Delta Variant B1.617.2 is primary cause behind second wave in India

The expert panel has found that the Delta variant of COVID-19, was the primary cause behind the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
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Delta variant now dominant in UK as cases rise by 5,472 in a week


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Australia finds highly infectious Delta variant in Melbourne virus outbreak


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