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The US could see daily COVID-19 cases quadruple next month as vaccinations hit a wall, former CDC director says

Dr. Tom Frieden warned the US could see 200,000 new COVID-19 cases a day in four to six weeks. That rate was last seen in January. He said it was due to people not getting vaccinated, and there would be "preventable deaths." LoadingSomething is loading. Daily coronavirus cases in the US could quadruple next month as a large number of people are...
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COVID-19 cases in the US near 50,000 a day — the highest since May as CDC reportedly considers stricter mask rules

Over the past week, the US reported an average of nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 infections each day, according to CDC data. The highest number of new cases was reported Friday — with more than 81,000 new cases reported. That puts the US in a situation not seen since the spring as US officials reportedly reconsider mask guidance. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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AOC tells Biden not to be’reckless’ and urges him not to allow the eviction ban to lapse in July, putting 6 million Americans at risk

AOC is urging Biden to renew an eviction moratorium that's ending in eight days. "We must protect the vulnerable and do everything in our power to prevent a mass eviction crisis," she said. Advocates are pressing for an extension because of rising virus cases and an ineffective stimulus relief program. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Alexandr...
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You will know, or possibly be, someone who gets COVID-19 after a vaccine. Here’s what to expect, according to 2 people with breakthrough cases.

Breakthrough cases will become more common as the more transmissible Delta variant keeps spreading. But most disease experts still expect COVID-19 to be milder in vaccinated people. Two young people who got sick after they were vaccinated described how their symptoms progressed. LoadingSomething is loading. Breakthrough infections, or COVID-19 ...
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The US saw the largest single-year decline in life expectancy in 2020 since World War II, a CDC report found

US life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, largely due to the pandemic, the CDC found. The average life expectancy is now around 77 years, down from nearly 79 years in 2019. Researchers say it may take a few years for life expectancy to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels. LoadingSomething is loading. Average life expectancy in the US...
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Some founders are throwing’business showers’ for their new companies — and one received $10,000 in gifts to help grow her startup

Startup founders are throwing "business showers" to celebrate their new ventures, per the NYT. One founder said she received about $10,000 in gifts to help grow her software business. Female-founder coaching firm Makelane has a virtual "business shower kit" to help throw the parties. LoadingSomething is loading. Startup founders are increas...
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CDC should admit it was wrong and urge vaccinated Americans to wear masks again, says former surgeon general who served under Trump

Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Saturday said the CDC should advise mask wearing. Adams said "the emerging data suggests CDC should be advising to vax it AND mask it." CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on Friday said it's become a "pandemic of the unvaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Saturday said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) should extend its mask requirements, amid the rise of COVID-19 variants.CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky in late June said fully vaccinated Americans don't need masks in most public places. Adams on Saturday...
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Tension and violence onboard airplanes is soaring, but the CDC still wants flyers to wear masks because the unvaccinated are’extremely vulnerable’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is against lifting the mask mandate on airplanes. The Transportation Security Administration's current mask mandate expires on September 13 but may be extended. Thousands of travelers have been banned from airlines for not wearing masks. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A man who sued Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and 4 other airlines over the face mask mandate has taken his case to the Supreme Court

A frequent flier has asked the Supreme Court for an emergency injunction against the mask mandate. Lucas Wall, of Washington, DC, last month filed lawsuits against the CDC and seven airlines. Legal experts said his SCOTUS application was part of a growing "shadow docket" at the high court. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man who's suing seven airlines and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over mandatory mask-wearing on flights has taken his case directly to the Supreme Court.Lucas Wall has asked the Supreme Court to issue a preliminary injunction against the CDC to put an end to the federal mask m...
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A Florida judge refuses a CDC request to keep its COVID-19 vaccine rules for cruise ships, and says his decision is about the’use and misuse of governmental power’

A Florida judge blocked a CDC request to extend its COVID-19 restrictions for cruise ships. CDC rules requiring 95% of travellers to be jabbed before sailing become nonbinding on July 18. The District Judge said his decision was "about the use and misuse of governmental power." LoadingSomething is loading. ...