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COVID’s third wave is younger and sicker. Here’s everything we know about why

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada It used to take, on average, 10 to 14 days after symptoms started to reach the point of ICU admission. Now, it’s happening in five to seven Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Apr 30, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  9 minute read  •  506 Comments Alex… 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 »

US seeing ‘fourth wave’ of coronavirus infections due to variants: Osterholm

Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm believes the U.S. is seeing a “fourth wave” of infections due to coronavirus variants that have arisen over the past few months. Osterholm, who served as a member of President Biden’s COVID-19 transition advisory board, said the variants pose a significant problem despite underscoring that existing vaccines appear to be effective against… Read More »

Biden’s tidal wave of taxpayer dollars likely to swamp red-state Obamacare holdouts

The newly enacted $ 1.9 trillion spending bill includes additional funding of as much as $ 22.5 billion for states that have not yet expanded their Medicaid programs under Obamacare. Red states that have long resisted the expansion of the low-income government healthcare program will now find it hard to turn down the money. Indeed,… Read More »