Omicron

Dominant coronavirus mutant has ghost of pandemic past - why that's bad for omicron survivors

Dominant coronavirus mutant has ghost of pandemic past - why that's bad for omicron survivors

30 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept...
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Boston-area COVID wastewater keeps plunging, Massachusetts virus cases drop 30%

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The predictive Boston-area COVID wastewater tracker continues to show encouraging signs day after day this week, as the virus sewage samples keep plunging. The south-of-Boston...
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Mask Mandates Are Returning to Schools as COVID-19 Cases Surge

1 day ago   |   Time

On April 11, public schools in Providence, R.I, made face masks optional instead of mandatory for students and teachers-celebrating the move as a “positive milestone” brought...
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Boston-area COVID wastewater data drops: A ‘very positive change' as virus cases decline 21%

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The closely watched Boston-area COVID wastewater tracker has revealed a “very positive change” in recent days as virus sewage data started to take a downward turn. Meanwhile...
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10 things before the opening bell

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

G'morning, readers. Two of the biggest Wall Street firms are forecasting stormy markets to come - but one top analyst is far more optimistic thanks to his outlook on labor...
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Massachusetts COVID cases drop over the weekend, Brookline brings back mask mandate for schools

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

State health officials on Monday reported 7,626 COVID cases over the weekend, as virus rates ticked down while Brookline reinstated its mask mandate for schools amid a recent...
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How Rapid Reinfection Has Changed the Covid Fight

3 days ago   |   The New Republic

Almost since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, epidemiologists, policymakers, science journalists, and many more have held onto two general assumptions that give them...
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3 doses of Covid vaccine are effective for kids under 5, Pfizer says

3 days ago   |   NBC News

Does Covid vaccine give immunity to kids under 5? A third dose of Pfizer's vaccine for the youngest kids was effective against omicron, Pfizer said.
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Pfizer says third Covid vaccine shot for kids under 5 is 80% effective against omicron

3 days ago   |   CNBC   |   4 articles

A third dose of the vaccine elicited a strong immune response and was well tolerated by the kids, according to Pfizer.
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Pfizer says its 3-shot COVID vaccine for kids 6 months to 5 years old 80% effective against omicron

3 days ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

Pfizer released long-awaited data for their vaccine for children 6 months to under 5 years old on Monday morning.
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MLB inflamed Josh Donaldson-Tim Anderson incident to unneeded racial lines

MLB inflamed Josh Donaldson-Tim Anderson incident to unneeded racial lines

If only the Rob Manfred Regime of Rotten Decisions had been able to clearly read this hassle between reprobates and just let it go as a no-punches-thrown argument between... Read more ...

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WATCH: LMPD releases body cam footage of man being shot, killed by deputy US...

WATCH: LMPD releases body cam footage of man being shot, killed by deputy US Marshal

On Thursday, The Louisville Metro Police Department released body camera footage of a U.S. Marshal shooting and killing a Louisville man in the Chickasaw neighborhood of... Read more ...

Avelo Airline begins direct-flight service between Chicago and New England...

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LeSean McCoy cites Eric Bieniemy as reason for Chiefs departure, says OC...

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McCoy said that there is a reason every year when Bieniemy's name is brought up in discussions around head coach positions that he never comes away with a position. Read more ...

Lane Kiffin says Nick Saban will be at Alabama 'forever' and NIL will boost...

Lane Kiffin says Nick Saban will be at Alabama 'forever' and NIL will boost Crimson Tide's national championship win total

The current Ole Miss head coach worked as Saban's offensive coordinator from 2014 to 2016. Read more ...

Baker Mayfield trade rumors: Why talks between Browns, Panthers stalled

Baker Mayfield trade rumors: Why talks between Browns, Panthers stalled

The Panthers appear to have made a big demand of the Browns in trade talks. Read more ...

French Open results: Medvedev and Swiatek cruise, wildcard stuns and a...

French Open results: Medvedev and Swiatek cruise, wildcard stuns and a racquet ends up in the stands

Another day of French Open action has brought with it some impressive performances, another stunning upset and a racquet somehow ending up in the stands. Read more ...