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Why the Delta Variant Is Giving More Children Covid

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New mu variant of coronavirus has appeared in L.A. County, but delta remains dominant

A pharmacy technician loads a syringe with Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at a mass vaccination site at the Portland Expo in Portland, Maine. U.S. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Public health officials are closely monitoring the mu variant of the coronavirus now circulating in Los Angeles County, though they say the delta variant…

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What’s the Mu variant? And will we keep seeing more concerning variants?

Credit: Saltmarsh CC 2.0 This week the World Health Organization named a new “variant of interest” of the coronavirus, called the Mu variant. It was first found in Colombia in January 2021, and has been found in about 39 countries so far. Mu has changes, called mutations, which mean it might be able to evade…

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C.1.2 Variant, Most Mutated COVID Strain So Far, Detected in Nine Countries

Another variant of COVID-19 detected in nine countries is causing concern among scientists because it is more transmissible and resistant to vaccines than other variants of the virus.A pre-print study that emerged last week said the C.1.2 variant, which was first detected in South Africa in May, has since been found in Botswana, China, Democratic…

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Delta variant, having put kibosh on Fed event, begins to menace recovery

Please try another search Economy3 hours ago (Aug 23, 2021 06:17AM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A sign at the entry to a beauty salon informs of mask requirement due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) measures in the Bronx borough of New York City, U.S., July 27, 2021. REUTERS/David ‘Dee’ Delgado 2/2 By Lindsay…

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In the News: Will the Delta Variant Affect Business? Some Small Businesses are Worried

Do you think the Delta variant of COVID-19 will have an effect on your small business?If you do, you’re not alone. A new survey out this week from Alignable shows nearly half of small business owners believe theirs will be subject to some form of government-imposed restrictions due to the spread of the Delta variant.To…

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In nod to Delta variant, Fed moves Jackson Hole meet online

Please try another search Economy2 hours ago (Aug 20, 2021 06:55PM ET) © Reuters. A security guard walks in front of an image of the Federal Reserve following the two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) policy meeting in Washington, DC, U.S. on March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files By Ann Saphir and Howard Schneider (Reuters) -…

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What we know about how the delta variant of covid is spreading

Covid cases in the US have doubled over the past two weeks, and scientists are now racing to understand the delta variant, which appears to account for the vast majority of new infections. Disturbingly, delta is more contagious than other variants and has also been causing some symptomatic “breakthrough” cases in vaccinated people.  While vaccines…

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Covid variant ‘no joke,’ young Mexicans warn from hospital

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain When Diego started going out again to meet friends he never expected to be among a growing number of young Mexicans hospitalized by a highly contagious COVID-19 variant driving another wave of infections. “I let my guard down thinking that I wasn’t going to catch it, but in the end I…

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Has the Delta Variant Disrupted Your Office Reopening Plans?

The latest surge in Covid-19 cases generated by the Delta variant is throwing a wrench into plans to have employees return to the office. How can leaders deal with the uncertainty? This article offers six principles: 1) Continue to prioritize employees’ well-being; 2) Be adaptive; 3) Massively step up your communications; 4) Rethink your biases…