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 2021-10-22 08:00 

CBC

The danger of COVID-19 misinformation is 'mind-boggling,' says Dr. Anthony Fauci...

With the COVID-19 death toll in the United States having surpassed 730,000, Dr. Anthony Fauci tells IDEAS host Nahlah Ayed that he finds it "mind-boggling" that partisanship and skepticism of science continue to fuel the pandemic....

 2021-10-22 08:00 

CBC

Alberta put its contact-tracing system on life support. Can it be resuscitated?...

Alberta announced it would move in August toward treating the pandemic as an endemic — ending contact tracing. That didn't last, but resuming it has been difficult, contact tracers say....

 2021-10-22 06:57 

AP

Amnesty seeks COVID-19 inquiry into Italian nursing homes...

ROME (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent parliamentary inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in Italian nursing homes and reports of retaliation against nursing home staff who spoke o......

 2021-10-22 06:25 

ABC News (US)

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As virus cases rise, so do pleas for Russians to get vaccine...

In Russia's fifth-largest city, Nizhny Novgorod, seriously ill coronavirus patients at an infectious disease hospital lie in crowded wards with little space between beds...

 2021-10-22 06:03 

ABC News (US)

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EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?...

Millions more Americans are now eligible for COVID-19 boosters and they can get a different vaccine than their first shots...

 2021-10-22 05:35 

Men's Health News

Lululemon is Slashing the Price of a Bunch of Sweatpants Right Now...

These are the best comfortable pants from Lululemon's...

 2021-10-22 04:32 

AP

Blanding makes her voice heard in Virginia governor's race...

GLENNS, Va. (AP) — The second and final debate in Virginia's closely watched governor's race had been underway for about 10 minutes when a woman started shouting from the audience."I worked very ha......

 2021-10-22 04:31 

AP

McAuliffe's backslapping political brand put to test in 2021...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Terry McAuliffe is a blur of handshakes, hugs, backslaps and smiles as he glides through the friendly crowd at Gethsemane Baptist Church seeking help from above.For the for......

 2021-10-22 04:18 

AP

AP FACT CHECK: Biden overstates his record on COVID vaccine...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden botched the numbers behind the COVID-19 vaccine rollout Thursday as he stretched to take all the credit for the surge of shots once he was in office.A look at ......

 2021-10-22 03:11 

ABC News (US)

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Qantas moves up flights as Australia expects tourists soon...

Qantas Airways has brought forward its plans to restart international travel from Sydney as Prime Minister Scott Morrison predicted tourists would be welcomed back to Australia this year...

 2021-10-22 03:10 

AP

Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win...

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 ......

 2021-10-22 01:59 

CDC

CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots...

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help peop...

 2021-10-22 01:51 

AP

Brazil's Bolsonaro: pandemic inquiry accusations 'fantasies'...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday the 11 charges against him recommended in a senate pandemic report are fantasies and should be ignored. The report read in the legi......

 2021-10-22 01:41 

USA Today

Pick any vaccine: CDC OKs COVID boosters – even mixing and matching – beginning as soon as Friday...

Americans are now free to get a free booster dose of all three COVID-19 vaccines. The CDC has OK'd mixing and matching vaccines, too....

 2021-10-22 01:07 

ABC News (US)

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New Zealand sets 90% vaccination target to end lockdowns...

New Zealand's government has set an ambitious target of fully vaccinating 90% of all eligible people to end coronavirus lockdowns...

 2021-10-22 01:00 

AP

Navajo Nation: No COVID related deaths, 15th time in 22 days...

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Thursday reported 77 more COVID-19 cases, but no coronavirus-related deaths for the 15th time in the past 22 days.Tribal officials had reported 78 mor......

 2021-10-22 00:43 

CBC

Whole raw onions recalled in Canada over link to U.S. salmonella outbreak...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a recall warning for whole red, yellow and white raw onions after U.S. health officials linked the vegetables to a salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than than 650 people in 37 U.S. states....

 2021-10-22 00:12 

ABC News (US)

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US health officials expand COVID-19 booster campaign to include all authorized vaccines, mixing of brands....

US health officials expand COVID-19 booster campaign to include all authorized vaccines, mixing of brands....

 2021-10-21 23:37 

NY Times

C.D.C. Panel Recommends Covid Booster Shots for Millions of Americans...

Recipients of the Moderna and the J.&J. vaccines may receive extra doses, the committee said, although the shots continue to prevent illness and death....

 2021-10-21 23:16 

AP

Report: COVID-19 cases dropping rapidly in Washington...

SEATTLE (AP) — COVID-19 transmission in Washington is rapidly decreasing, according to the newest modeling report from the state Department of Health.While cases, hospital admissions and deaths rem......

 2021-10-21 23:07 

AP

Drake forfeits football game due to "COVID-19 issues"...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A football game between Drake and Stetson set for Saturday in Des Moines was canceled Thursday due to coronavirus concerns among Drake personnel.The Drake University athleti......

 2021-10-21 23:05 

CBC

There's a children's COVID-19 vaccine awaiting approval in Canada. What do we know about it?...

CBC answers how the pediatric vaccine is different, where kids will be able to get it, how long approval might take and other questions around COVID-19 vaccinations for younger children....

 2021-10-21 23:00 

Men's Health News

Everything We Know About Dune 2 and Denis Villeneuve's Plan's for the Dune Sequel...

Warner Bros. has yet to officially greenlight Dune 2, the sequel to 'Dune,' directed by Denis Villeneuve. Here's what we know about a Dune 2 release date....

 2021-10-21 22:29 

ABC News (US)

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Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly...

A new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights says a far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada...

 2021-10-21 22:29 

AP

Report: Far-right anti-government group grows significantly...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A far-right group launched by anti-government activist Ammon Bundy is rapidly expanding nationwide and making inroads into Canada, according to a new report from the Institute f......

 2021-10-21 22:00 

Medscape

CDC Panel Backs J&J, Moderna Boosters for Nearly All Adults...

The panel voted unanimously on their decisions, but some questions and concerns still came up in debate. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-21 21:58 

Men's Health News

A Sopranos Prequel Series Could Be on the Way...

Creator David Chase has been in talks to bring his world to HBO Max, with Michael Gandolfini potentially returning....

 2021-10-21 21:37 

AP

COVID-19 treatment clinic opens at Butte hospital...

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — The state has helped open a monoclonal antibody infusion clinic at St. James Health in Butte as part of an effort to reduce the severity of COVID-19 cases and free up hospital b......

 2021-10-21 21:34 

Men's Health News

Ronnie Coleman Breaks Down His Iconic 800-Pound Squat Video...

Bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman reacts to the viral clip of his 800-pound squat, one of the most famous fitness videos of the early days of the internet....

 2021-10-21 21:25 

Medscape

COVID Vaccination Rates Vary by People's Zodiac Sign...

COVID-19 vaccination rates vary dramatically by astrological sign, with Leos at the top of the list and Scorpios at the bottom, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-21 21:16 

AP

Blinken seeks to reaffirm US-Colombia strategic ties in trip...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in his first official visit to South America, on Thursday sought to reaffirm the strategic ties between his country and Colombia whil......

 2021-10-21 21:16 

AP

550 uncounted COVID deaths in Oregon due to 'computer error'...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — During the coming weeks Oregon will add around 550 additional COVID-19 deaths — which had not previously been reported due to a "technical computer error" — to its registry, s......

 2021-10-21 21:14 

USA Today

CDC advisory panel clears the way for J&J, Moderna and mix-and-match COVID boosters...

Quick approval by the CDC director is expected, allowing J&J, Moderna and mix-and-match boosters to be given within days....

 2021-10-21 21:06 

AP

CDC: Mishandling of flu, other vaccines led to 2018 outbreak...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal health officials have concluded that a 2018 outbreak of infections in three states was caused by the improper storage, handling and administration of flu and other co......

 2021-10-21 20:50 

AP

CDC sending team to Guam to study COVID-19 deaths...

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will send a team to Guam to investigate why so many COVID-19 patients arrive at the island's hospitals dead. Last month, the......

 2021-10-21 20:48 

Medscape

Climate Change Is a 'Code Red' Health Emergency: Report...

The worsening climate change crisis is degrading public health, according to a new report, and some of the efforts to fight COVID may be missing an opportunity to help improve the climate, too. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-21 20:30 

AP

3 lions at Indianapolis Zoo test positive for Delta variant...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three African lions at the Indianapolis Zoo have tested positive for the Delta variant of COVID-19 and have been taken off exhibit, officials said Thursday.The lions — females Z......

 2021-10-21 20:27 

AP

Teachers ask for virus protocols after student, staff deaths...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Members of Minnesota's teachers union are calling on school leaders to do more to protect students and staff after the state Department of Health reported the first student d......

 2021-10-21 20:24 

Men's Health News

Here's How to Watch Dune From the Comfort of Your Own Home...

The most anticipated film of the year, Dune, is almost out. Here's how to watch 'Dune' in theaters or stream it at home....

 2021-10-21 20:04 

USA Today

Do you need another shot? Can you mix and match vaccines? COVID booster questions, answered....

COVID-19 boosters are expected to become widely available in the coming days and everyone eligible will be able to choose their preferred vaccine....

 2021-10-21 20:00 

AP

Former Gaston County commissioner to serve in NC House...

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The ex-chairman of a local hospital board who resigned his position last year when his social media postings early during the COVID-19 pandemic got public attention will serve......

 2021-10-21 19:58 

NY Times

N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Report Findings on Time...

A National Institutes of Heath official informs a U.S. representative that it is seeking data within 5 days from a nonprofit whose federally funded research on bat coronaviruses has come under scrutiny during the pandemic....

 2021-10-21 19:46 

Medscape

Laser-Based Alcohol Level Tester Fine-Tuned to Detect Diseases...

A device designed to detect disease from exhaled breath takes breathalyzers beyond alcohol measurement. WebMD Health News...

 2021-10-21 19:43 

AP

UN: Excluding women from peace talks risks more conflict...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Increasingly vast military expenditures and "the extreme marginalization and exclusion" of women from peace negotiations are risking renewed conflicts instead of promoting pea......

 2021-10-21 19:39 

Medscape

Real-World Data Favor Invasive Strategy for NSTEMI with CKD...

The clinical benefits of initial invasive management came with a 'minimal increased risk' of in-hospital acute kidney injury and major bleeding in a large dataset analysis. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-21 19:33 

Medscape

COVID-19 Pandemic Affects Menstrual Cycles...

A survey of more than 12,000 women of reproductive age found that 1 in 3 had experienced changes to their menstrual cycles and symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-21 19:25 

Medscape

Botox Cuts Frequency of Episodic Migraine, Need for Acute Meds...

Botox injections cut the number of days per month on which patients experience high-frequency episodic migraines for up to a year, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News...

 2021-10-21 19:13 

AP

Raft of bills submitted ahead of North Dakota's session...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Next month's abbreviated session of the North Dakota Legislature is intended to finish the job of legislative redistricting and determine how federal coronavirus relief aid ......

 2021-10-21 18:51 

AP

Kentucky governor cautions against pandemic complacency...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians should guard against complacency in the fight against COVID-19 amid sustained declines in hospitalizations and other key virus-related statistics, Gov. Andy Beshea......

 2021-10-21 18:48 

ABC News (US)

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Biden bill would put US back on path of reducing uninsured...

The Democrats' social spending and climate change bill would put the United States back on a path to reducing its persistent pool of uninsured people...

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