New COVID Strain May Dominate U.S. by March

Half of Americans Know Someone Impacted by COVID

Jan. 15, 2021 — The CDC is urging Americans to double down on precautions to thwart the spread of the coronavirus, as the new B.1.1.7 “super strain” takes hold in the U.S. New CDC modeling shows the new strain

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Territories will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for 75% of adults by end of March – National

Territories will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for 75% of adults by end of March - National

Canada’s territories will have enough doses to fully vaccinate 75 per cent of their adult populations against the coronavirus “by the end of March,” Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller said on Wednesday. Read more: Coronavirus vaccines arrive in remote

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Brazil’s mass coronavirus vaccination to begin in March, health official says – National

Brazil’s mass coronavirus vaccination to begin in March, health official says - National

In Brazil, a mass inoculation campaign against COVID-19 will only be possible from March and will rely on the AstraZeneca vaccine, a senior health official at the country’s leading public biomedical institute told Reuters.The comments come as a fresh

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NYC Hospital Workers, Knowing How Bad It Can Get, Brace for COVID 2nd Wave

NYC Hospital Workers, Knowing How Bad It Can Get, Brace for COVID 2nd Wave

No single municipality in the country suffered more in the first wave of the pandemic than New York City, which saw more than 24,000 deaths, mainly in the spring. Medical staff in New York know precisely how difficult and dangerous

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HHS estimates 100 million people will receive COVID-19 vaccine by March

Regulators, experts take up thorny vaccine study issues

Federal officials on Wednesday said they anticipate vaccinating as many as 100 million people by March once a coronavirus vaccine is approved and ready to be distributed.In a call with reporters, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said federal agencies have made

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3.5 million people who arrived in Canada since March exempted from quarantine requirement – National

3.5 million people who arrived in Canada since March exempted from quarantine requirement - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2020 3:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA – More than 4.6 million people have arrived in

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New study finds 247 people brought COVID-19 to Quebec from abroad during March break 2020

New study finds 247 people brought COVID-19 to Quebec from abroad during March break 2020

For months, Quebecers have wondered why their province has been the one hardest hit by COVID-19.One popular theory blames people returning from spring break vacations abroad right before everything was locked down, and a new study using genetic sequencing

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Centene added 1.1M members since March amid COVID-19 job losses

Centene adds ACA offerings in 400 new counties, 2 new states for 2021

Dive Brief: Centene announced Monday it onboarded 1.1 million new members from the end of March through August, as the coronavirus pandemic drove historic job losses, booting millions of Americans off employer-sponsored insurance. The membership hike was in line with

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A Toronto woman contracted coronavirus in March. She’s still exhibiting symptoms – National

A Toronto woman contracted coronavirus in March. She’s still exhibiting symptoms - National

When Susie Goulding was first diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in March, she said she experienced sinus infections, couldn’t swallow, and that her throat felt like “it was paralyzed.”After testing negative for the virus, not only was she still

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ER visits dropped 25% in March as coronavirus spread: report – National

ER visits dropped 25% in March as coronavirus spread: report - National

TORONTO — A new report finds emergency department visits dropped by 25 per cent in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Canadian Institute for Health Information found 318,000 fewer visits took place in March 2020, compared to March

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