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Journalists Tackle Delta Variant, Hospital Prices and Public Health Spending

Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber discussed the covid-19 delta variant on NPR’s “The 1A” on July 2. Senior correspondent Julie Appleby discussed hospital price transparency on WGN’s “NewsNation Now” on July 2. California Healthline correspondent Angela Hart discussed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s complicated relationship with California’s underfunded public health system on “The San Francisco Experience” podcast on… Read More »

Over 50s to get second doses sooner over fear Indian variant may be 50% more transmissible

Indian variant latest The figures released on Thursday have risen from 520 cases recorded by PHE up to 5 May. Most of the cases have been detected in England, with 1,255 cases recored. There have also been 35 cases detected in Scotland, 12 in Northern Ireland and 11 in Wales, according to PHE. Broken down… Read More »

A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report The variant contains a mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system, scientists… Read More »