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Tag Archives: Delta Variant

50% Of Americans Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against Covid

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50% of the American population is now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the White House said Friday, as inoculations rise in response to the surging Delta variant of the novel coronavirus. “50% of Americans (all ages) are now fully vaccinated. Keep going!,” Cyrus Shahpar, White House Covid-19 data director, said in …

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US Finally Hits Biden’s 70% Covid Vaccination Goal

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The United States on Monday hit President Joe Biden‘s goal of administering at least one dose of a Covid vaccine to 70% of adults almost a month late, as the newest wave of infections pushed hospitalizations to levels seen last summer. Biden’s administration had initially targeted July 4 to reach …

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US To Keep International Travel Restrictions In Place

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The White House announced on Monday that International travel restrictions would not be lifted due to the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant worldwide. While the Biden administration recognizes the importance of international travel, COVID-19 cases are rising in the United States, and that’s likely to continue in …

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Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees

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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare personnel, the VA secretary announced Monday. The mandate applies to Title 38 VA healthcare personnel, such as physicians, nurses, dentists, and chiropractors, “who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit VHA facilities or provide direct care to those …

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