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People wonder if they should keep calm and carry on in the face of delta plus variant

People wonder if they should keep calm and carry on in the face of delta plus variant

4 hours ago   |   NPR

A new coronavirus variant - known as delta plus - has cropped up in the U.K. There's concern it could be more dangerous than the highly contagious delta variant. What does the...
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Massachusetts coronavirus cases increase by 1,343 as new booster sites are announced

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   5 articles

Health officials on Friday reported 1,343 new coronavirus cases as Johnson & Johnson and Moderna booster shots became available and more vaccine sites open up. Overall in the...
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People Hospitalized With Covid During Delta's Surge Didn't Die At A Higher Rate, CDC Reports

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

Adults ages 18-49 were hospitalized at a greater rate during the delta period, with low vaccination rates as the likely cause.
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Delta Sub-Variant AY.4.2, Possibly More Contagious Than Delta, Spreads to More States

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek

AY.4.2 is an evolution of the original Delta variant, which was first identified in the U.K. and has since become the dominant form of SARS-CoV-2 globally.
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Genomic study revealing among diverse populations with inherited retinal disease

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

An international team of researchers has broadened and deepened understanding of how inherited retinal dystrophies affect different populations of people and, in the process...
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U.S. officials keep close watch on the 'delta plus' Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K

9 hours ago   |   CNBC

The AY.4.2 subvariant has been detected in at least five cases in the U.S.: Washington, D.C., California, North Carolina, Washington state and Massachusetts.
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3 lions at Indiana zoo test positive for COVID-19 delta variant

3 lions at Indiana zoo test positive for COVID-19 delta variant

13 hours ago   |   WLKY

The Indianapolis Zoo said the lions tested positive for the delta variant on Oct. 14.
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Regional carrier SkyWest cancels 700 U.S. flights over technical woes

14 hours ago   |   NBC News

SkyWest provides regional service for key operators such as American Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

14 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released...
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What is the 'delta plus' variant of the coronavirus?

What is the 'delta plus' variant of the coronavirus?

19 hours ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

Delta plus is a relative of the delta variant, identified by British scientists last month.
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2 firefighters honored with airshow rides for their heroism

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Heavy rain and wind headed our way for the end of the weekend

Heavy rain and wind headed our way for the end of the weekend

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Nets clip 76ers with furious late rally for thrilling first win

Nets clip 76ers with furious late rally for thrilling first win

Nets rallied late for a thrilling 114-109 gut-check victory over the Sixers on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. Read more ...

Deputies investigate alleged hazing at T or C high school

Deputies investigate alleged hazing at T or C high school

The Sierra County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hazing incident involving the football team at Hot Springs High School in T or C. Read more ...

Apple's ad changes wiped $142 billion off Snap, Facebook, and other online...

Ad-based businesses are smarting in the wake of Apple's allegedly self-serving "ad-tracking transparency" update. Read more ...

Four people injured in South Side shooting

Four people injured in South Side shooting

CHICAGO - Four people were injured in a shooting Friday night on the city's South Side, according to Chicago fire officials. Fire officials said four adults were shot just... Read more ...

Raptors beat Celtics 115-83, spoil Udoka's home opener

Raptors beat Celtics 115-83, spoil Udoka's home opener

BOSTON - Scottie Barnes had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Gary Trent Jr. scored 12 of his 20 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat Boston 115-83 on Friday night... Read more ...

ABC Cop Drama 'The Rookie' to Only Use Airsoft Guns on Set After 'Rust' Shooting

"There will be no more 'live' weapons on the show," said showrunner Alexi Hawley. Read more ...

Kevin Durant Triple-Doubles as Nets Rally Past Joel Embiid, 76ers with Late Run

The Philadelphia 76ers' organizational collapse off the court may be following them on it. The Sixers failed to make a field goal in the final 5:33, falling... Read more ...

De Blasio blames everyone but himself for Rikers Island debacle

De Blasio blames everyone but himself for Rikers Island debacle

When confronted with the crisis at Rikers Island, the Mayor Bill de Blasio blames everyone and everything but himself. Read more ...