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Massachusetts ranks high for coronavirus variant cases, as infections spike across state

46 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

As coronavirus cases continue to spike across Massachusetts, the state has the second highest number of reported cases of the more contagious Brazilian variant in the U.S. and...
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Canada's largest province hits new high of daily COVID infections

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Ontario records 4,456 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, as health experts warn of rapid rise in intensive care admissions.
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COVID-19 live updates: 7-day positivity rate drops slightly to 1.6% in California

4 hours ago   |   ABC

COVID-19 cases continue to go up in California but the positivity rate has gone down again, dropping slightly to 1.6% according to new statistics released by the state health...
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New York COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to drop

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

Hospitalizations associated with coronavirus continue to decrease in New York - even as the state continues to have among the highest case loads of newly infected people in the...
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Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against South African and UK coronavirus variants, according to Israeli study

Pfizer vaccine may be less effective against South African and UK coronavirus variants, according to Israeli study

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Coronavirus variants first found in South Africa and the UK are able to partially "breakthrough" the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, according to an Israeli...
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Study: Many people infected with COVID-19 have long-term mental health symptoms

Study: Many people infected with COVID-19 have long-term mental health symptoms

9 hours ago   |   WESH

Researchers are finding about one in three COVID-19 survivors had neurological or psychological issues long after getting sick.
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Germany struggles to curb ‘very, very serious' third COVID wave

12 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Data shows more and more young people being hospitalised with respiratory infections and ICUs rapidly filling up.
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New local vaccine initiative aims to work with faith leaders as vaccination rates rise

New local vaccine initiative aims to work with faith leaders as vaccination rates rise

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a new COVID-19 vaccine initiative that aims to work with faith leaders on Saturday, amid rising rates in both new infections and...
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U.S. Cases Hit Two-Week High; India in Crisis: Virus Update

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Surging cases in the Midwest helped push the number of daily U.S. infections to their highest in more than two weeks as the nation's vaccination push regains pace. Canada's...
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Coronavirus cases in Massachusetts increase 2,107, deaths up by 3

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

State health officials on Saturday reported 2,107 new coronavirus cases and three new deaths as case counts continue to hover above 2,000. The number of estimated active cases...
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Red Sox slug 6 homers against Orioles to extend winning streak to 6 games

Red Sox slug 6 homers against Orioles to extend winning streak to 6 games

J.D. Martinez hit three home runs for Boston, while Rafael Devers hit two to extend his streak of games with a homer to three. Read more ...

Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0

Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0

LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw pitched six innings of five-hit ball to win an outstanding duel with Max Scherzer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept three games from the... Read more ...

‘Falsifying history': VICE media flogged for publishing Cambodia genocide...

‘Falsifying history': VICE media flogged for publishing Cambodia genocide victims' photos with SMILES photoshopped on their faces

Altered images of people executed by the Khmer Rouge regime have been published by VICE media group, with smiles “photoshopped” to the victims' faces. The now-deleted article... Read more ...

Taylor helps Royals top White Sox 4-3 in 10 innings

Taylor helps Royals top White Sox 4-3 in 10 innings

CHICAGO - Michael A. Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago... Read more ...

Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

It appears travelers are once again eager to take a cruise - and investors may be ready to hop aboard with them. Read more ...

Huntington Beach police declare unlawful assembly after counter-protesters...

Huntington Beach police declared an unlawful assembly near the pier Sunday afternoon after an unruly crowd formed during an event billed as a "White Lives Matter" rally. Read more ...

AccuWeather: Unsettled Week Ahead

Meteorologist Chris Sowers says keep the rain gear close by this week. Read more ...

How a brewery saved Historic Cold Spring Village

A gem of Cape May County is going strong after 40 years. But if it was not for their brewery, Historic Cold Spring Village may not have survived the pandemic. Read more ...

Celtics' 31-3 second half run ends Nuggets' win streak

Jayson Tatum finished with 28 points and Jaylen Brown had 20. Read more ...

David Quinn chooses goalie Igor Shesterkin to start Sunday against Islanders

The Rangers coach said it was a tough decision because backup Alexandar Georgiev is 7-2 against the Isles and played well in Friday's win. Read more ...