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Can the Covid Vaccine Protect Me Against Virus Variants?

Can the Covid Vaccine Protect Me Against Virus Variants?

Can the Covid Vaccine Protect Me Against Virus Variants? Can the Covid Vaccine Protect Me Against Virus Variants? The main concern about B.1.1.7 is that it is highly infectious and spreads quickly among the unvaccinated, potentially overwhelming hospitals in areas where cases are surging. Do the vaccines work against B.1.1.7? All of the major vaccines in use — Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, …

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The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak.

The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak.

The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak. The C.D.C. director says Michigan needs to shut down, not get extra vaccine, to slow its virus outbreak. The Biden administration and Michigan’s Democratic governor are locked in an increasingly tense standoff over the state’s worst-in-the-nation coronavirus outbreak, with a top federal …

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Ecuador, Peru head to polls under strict virus measures Congress Lima People Ecuador Mexico City

Ecuador, Peru head to polls under strict virus measures Congress Lima People Ecuador Mexico City

Ecuador, Peru head to polls under strict virus measures Congress Lima People Ecuador Mexico City Ecuador, Peru head to polls under strict virus measures Congress Lima People Ecuador Mexico City Ecuador and Peru choose new presidents Sunday under strict public health measures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, which has recently strengthened in the neighboring South American nations. Ecuadoreans face a …

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Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines.

Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines.

Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines. Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan said Friday that she had urged President Biden to surge Covid-19 vaccines into her state, where a worst-in-the-nation outbreak has filled hospitals and forced some schools to …

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W.H.O. and Critics Look at What’s Next to Investigate Virus Origins

W.H.O. and Critics Look at What's Next to Investigate Virus Origins

W.H.O. and Critics Look at What’s Next to Investigate Virus Origins W.H.O. and Critics Look at What’s Next to Investigate Virus Origins The joint international and Chinese mission organized by the World Health Organization on the origins of Covid released its report last week suggesting that for almost every topic it covered, more study was needed. What kind of study …

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Argentina’s President Has Preliminary Positive Virus Test Despite Vaccination

Argentina’s President Has Preliminary Positive Virus Test Despite Vaccination

Argentina’s President Has Preliminary Positive Virus Test Despite Vaccination Argentina’s President Has Preliminary Positive Virus Test Despite Vaccination BUENOS AIRES — President Alberto Fernández of Argentina had an initial positive test for Covid-19 and is awaiting the results of a more precise analysis to determine whether he has contracted the coronavirus despite being vaccinated earlier this year. Mr. Fernández sent …

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Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say

Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say

Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say Virus Variants Threaten to Draw Out the Pandemic, Scientists Say For weeks, the mood in much of the United States has been buoyant. Cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus have fallen steeply from their highs, and millions of people are being newly vaccinated every day. Restaurants, shops and schools …

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Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don’t Know, Scientists Say.

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don’t Know, Scientists Say.

Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don’t Know, Scientists Say. Can Vaccinated People Spread the Virus? We Don’t Know, Scientists Say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday walked back controversial comments made by its director, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, suggesting that people who are vaccinated against the coronavirus never become infected or transmit the virus to …

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Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report

Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report

Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report Virus Variants Can Infect Mice, Scientists Report Bats, humans, monkeys, minks, big cats and big apes — the coronavirus can make a home in many different animals. But now the list of potential hosts has expanded to include mice, according to an unnerving new study. Infected rodents pose no immediate risk to people, …

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As Virus and Economic Woes Ravage Brazil, Bolsonaro Improvises and Confounds

As Virus and Economic Woes Ravage Brazil, Bolsonaro Improvises and Confounds

As Virus and Economic Woes Ravage Brazil, Bolsonaro Improvises and Confounds As Virus and Economic Woes Ravage Brazil, Bolsonaro Improvises and Confounds RIO DE JANEIRO — He has sneered at the Covid-19 pandemic, even as it led Brazil’s health care system to collapse. He has ridiculed opposition lawmakers, who are gunning for his impeachment. His main rival is back in …

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