Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was participating in “embarrassing Covid theater” by wearing a mask and face shield on his trip to the Philippines, where masks and face shields are government mandated.
More than 99% of pregnant women admitted to hospital with Covid-19 are unvaccinated, according to new data. Professor Marian Knight, who is the chief investigator of the study, expressed her concern following the findings and is encouraging pregnant women to get vaccinated. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Delta coronavirus variant appears to cause more severe illness and spread as easily as chickenpox, according to an internal document from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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While more than half of US counties have high levels of COVID-19 transmission, around a third of those eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine have yet to receive a dose, according to CDC data. Some healthcare providers are searching for new ways to reach them.
A Pennsylvania mom says she was hesitant about the Covid-19 vaccine with not knowing its effects but credits prayer and doing research for changing her mind. Read more on vaccine safety at the CDC’s website.
Tempers flared in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday after its chief physician urged lawmakers to resume wearing masks to slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19, with the top Democrat labeling Republican opposition as "moronic" as masks and other measures to control COVID return to daily life in the U.S. This report produced by Garay Gavino.
Dr. Leana Wen discusses the CDC’s updated guidance that recommends fully-vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with “substantial” and “high” transmission of Covid-19, saying that it is mostly the right policy, but criticizing its communication.