Coronavirus

Here's Why Tallies of U.S. Covid Deaths Aren't All the Same

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Even the White House has acknowledged that there is no consensus method for compiling coronavirus data.
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As China Doubles Down on Lockdowns, Some Chinese Seek an Exit

37 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Inquiries to immigration consultants have surged; social media users trade tips on how to get abroad. But the government aims to “strictly restrict nonessential exit activities.”
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Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

SEOUL, South Korea - President Joe Biden hopes to use his visit to Asia to confirm his belief that long-standing friendships can afford to become even friendlier - and pay...
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2 Montgomery County school districts requiring masks starting Friday

8 hours ago   |   ABC

Some schools in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania notified parents that masks are required starting Friday morning due to the latest COVID-19 data released by the CDC.
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C.D.C. Advisers Recommend Pfizer Boosters for Children 5 to 11

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

A third dose would enhance immunity to the coronavirus, the agency said. But hesitancy is high, and less than one-third of children in this age group have received two doses.
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Here's Why Tallies of U.S. Covid Deaths Aren't All the Same

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

Even the White House has acknowledged that there is no consensus method for compiling coronavirus data.
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New coronavirus variant of concern detected in Western PA

New coronavirus variant of concern detected in Western PA

12 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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CDC Panel Recommends Approving Third Pfizer Covid Shot For Children 5 To 11

12 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   6 articles

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory board voted Thursday to recommend letting children ages 5 to 11 receive a third dose of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine...
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CDC advisors just endorsed a booster shot for 5-11s as new Omicron subvariants emerge

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A group of expert advisors to the CDC just voted "yes" to a third COVID shot for kids 5-11. The boosts could be ready by...
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CDC advisory panel greenlights Pfizer booster shots for children ages 5 to 11

14 hours ago   |   ABC   |   6 articles

The panel voted 11-1-1 in favor of approval. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is expected to make the final signoff to recommend the shots shortly.
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How abortion clinics are preparing for Roe v. Wade to fall

How abortion clinics are preparing for Roe v. Wade to fall

JACKSON, Miss. - Leaders of a Tennessee abortion clinic calculated driving distances and studied passenger rail routes as they scanned the map for another place to offer... Read more ...

Roof ripped off Wilson County home, thousands without power in Wake County

Roof ripped off Wilson County home, thousands without power in Wake County

While not everyone experienced damage from overnight thunderstorms, some counties east of Raleigh are feeling the impacts Friday morning. Read more ...

Overnight house fire injures 5 people in Oxford

Overnight house fire injures 5 people in Oxford

Five people, including a police officer, were injured early Friday in a house fire in Oxford, Massachusetts. Read more ...

Mayor: After email breach, Saratogians get unwanted messages

As Mayor Ron Kim continues to field complaints about a City Hall email breach, he finds that the residents' personal email addresses have been used for political purposes. Read more ...

Treat Your Kids Like the Little Philosophers They Are

The world is a dark place right now, and kids have big questions about it. During the 2020 protests over police violence, our younger son, Hank , wanted help understanding why... Read more ...

Apple dominates US smartphone market with 51% Q1 share thanks to iPhone 13

Apple dominates US smartphone market with 51% Q1 share thanks to iPhone 13

"This quarter, the iPhone 13's high popularity was the key driver. With global demand more uncertain, Apple has shifted more devices back into North America after prioritizing... Read more ...

Chicago City Council committee to take up ordinance on changes to curfew for...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's new restrictions for Millennium Park are now in effect. Read more ...

Modero & Co. preserves Indonesian culture through dance, arts 

The dance troupe is using the art of traditional Indonesian dancing and storytelling to support the Indonesian community. Read more ...