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Fauci says U.S. must vaccinate more people before Delta becomes dominant Covid variant in America

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty Images U.S. health officials are scrambling to get more Americans… Read More »

Covid-19 news: More than 38% of new UK cases are due to Indian variant

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Gunners from the Royal Horse Artillery distribute Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction tests Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 6pm on 28 May Nearly 7000 cases of the coronavirus… Read More »

India asks social media firms to remove reference to ‘Indian variant’ of coronavirus

The World Health Organisation said on May 11 that the coronavirus variant B.1.617, first identified in India last year, was being classified as a variant of global concern. The Indian government a day later issued a statement saying media reports using the term “Indian Variant” were without any basis, saying the WHO had classified the… Read More »