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Delta variant rising in Black communities, experts say get vaccinated

Loading the player… Health experts and local leaders nationwide continue to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations as new data shows an increase in delta variant cases in Black communities. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Healthcare (MLKCH), one of Los Angeles’ leading medical institutions, released data on July 19 via Facebook showing that Black Americans are being hit… Read More »

Six vaccinated countries have high Covid infection rates. Five of them rely on Chinese vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines by Chinese firms Sinopharm (left) and Sinovac arrived at the Phnom Penh International Airport in Cambodia on June 8, 2021. Sovannara | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Among countries with both high vaccination rates and high rates of Covid-19 infection, most rely on vaccines made in China, a CNBC analysis shows. The… Read More »

Fewer than half of nursing home staff are vaccinated in more than a dozen states

Less than half of nursing home staffers across 15 states have been fully vaccinated despite the disproportionate level of harm that COVID-19 imposes on seniors, a trend that elder care advocates fear could put the most vulnerable populations at risk. Long-term care facilities such as nursing homes in 15 states, including Mississippi, Wyoming, Alabama, and… Read More »

CDC eases summer camp masking guidance for vaccinated campers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidelines for summer camps on Friday, recommending that vaccinated campers don’t need to wear masks. “For camps where everyone is fully vaccinated prior to the start of camp, it is safe to return to full capacity, without masking, and without physical distancing… except where required by federal,… Read More »

CDC director defends telling fully vaccinated they can go without masks amid confusion in states, cities

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky defended the agency’s decision to tell people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 they can go without a mask as state and local officials grapple with whether to follow suit. “We are asking people to be honest with themselves,” Walensky said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” which aired Sunday. “If… Read More »