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Two new NSW COVID cases as masks mandated

NSW has recorded two new locally acquired COVID-19 cases bringing the cluster linked to a shopping centre in the city’s eastern suburbs to six. A woman in her 40s and a man in his 50s both visited the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre, with the man’s case reported yesterday. NSW Health was also notified overnight… Read More »

CDC director urges caution over Memorial Day weekend for those not vaccinated as U.S. Covid cases, deaths fall

A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters The seven-day average of new U.S. Covid cases fell further on Tuesday to about 24,155 infections per day, according to data compiled by… Read More »

Indian and other ‘variants of concern’ behind a quarter of Covid cases in London

Indian Covid variant may already be dominant in Britain and has grown ‘exponentially’ since March, SAGE warns… but cases are only rising in THREE out of 23 hotspots and experts say mutant strains won’t be ‘disaster’ first feared Documents published by SAGE said B.1.617.2 strain likely made up ‘majority’ of the UK’s infections by mid-May… Read More »

New York to end restaurant curfew, allow bar seating in NYC starting May as Covid cases drop

People make their way through local restaurants during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York City, March 11, 2021. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state will lift dining curfews statewide and a ban on bar seating in New York City in a major milestone for the… Read More »

India’s second wave of Covid shows no signs of slowing as country reports over 200,000 new cases

A man gets vaccinated at the Urban Primary Health Center in Uttar Pradesh, India. Pradeep Gaur | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images India’s second wave of coronavirus infection shows no signs of slowing down. The South Asian country reported more than 200,000 new cases and more than 1,000 deaths over a 24-hour period… Read More »

Flu shot associated with fewer coronavirus cases, researchers suggest

Researchers at Michigan Medicine say they found an association between the flu shot and fewer, less severe coronavirus cases. The study, which reviewed medical charts for more than 27,000 patients, also found that nobody included in the data tested positive for both viruses at the same time. “It is possible that patients who receive their… Read More »