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More than 50% of Americans have at least one Covid vaccine shot as U.S. cases fall further

Anna Mendez, LPN, administers a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Vern Henderson at a clinic set up by Healthcare Network on May 20, 2021 in Immokalee, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images More than 50% of the U.S. population has received one Covid vaccine shot or more, federal data shows, as nationwide case counts continue to… Read More »

Indian and other ‘variants of concern’ behind a quarter of Covid cases in London

Indian Covid variant may already be dominant in Britain and has grown ‘exponentially’ since March, SAGE warns… but cases are only rising in THREE out of 23 hotspots and experts say mutant strains won’t be ‘disaster’ first feared Documents published by SAGE said B.1.617.2 strain likely made up ‘majority’ of the UK’s infections by mid-May… Read More »

India accounts for 1 in 3 new Covid cases being recorded. Here is its second wave in 5 charts

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a graffiti, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on a street in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2021. Francis Mascarenhas | Reuters India’s second wave of Covid-19 infections shows no signs of slowing down as the country’s overwhelmed health-care system faces supply shortages for hospital… Read More »

Covid cases are rising and hospitalizations have plateaued even as vaccinations increase

Emergency Medical Technician Lenny Fernandez, Medical Assistant Rodnay Moore and Physician Assistant-Certified Calvin Davis, left to right, prepare doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine as the city of Vernon Health Department staff used the city’s new mobile health unit clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to nearly 250 essential food processing workers at Rose & Shore,… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »