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President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Delta variant and COVID-19 vaccinations | USA TODAY

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Delta variant and COVID-19 vaccinations | USA TODAY

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President Joe Biden lays out plans to stop the spread of the Delta variant and boost COVID-19 vaccinations. RELATED: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2021/09/08/covid-vaccine-misinformation-spread-websites-analysis-finds/5732789001/ More than 500 websites have promoted misinformation about the coronavirus – including debunked claims about vaccines, according to a firm that rates the credibility of websites. NewsGuard announced Wednesday that of the more than 6,700 websites it has analyzed, 519 have published false information about COVID-19. Some of the sites publish dubious health information or political conspiracy theories, while others were "created specifically to spread misinformation about COVID-19," the company says on its website. » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1x...
Many Americans Skipping Labor Day Travel With Uptick In Delta Cases

Many Americans Skipping Labor Day Travel With Uptick In Delta Cases

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By one estimate, at least 10 percent fewer Americans are going anywhere this weekend compared to pre-pandemic 2019. The CDC is advising unvaccinated Americans, including kids, not to travel. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and engaging news stories. NBC News Digital features NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, TODAY.com, Nightly News, Meet the Press, Dateline, and the existing apps and digital extensions of these respective properties. We deliver the best in breaking news, live video coverage, original journalism and segments from your favorite NBC News Shows. Connect with NBC News Online! NBC News App: https://smart.link/...
Delta variant ravages the southern U.S. as officials push for COVID-19 booster shots

Delta variant ravages the southern U.S. as officials push for COVID-19 booster shots

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The more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is ravaging the south. As Manuel Bojorquez reports, hospitalizations are spiking in the southern states. Then, Dr. Taison Bell, a critical care and infectious disease physician and the medical ICU director at the University of Virginia, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the coronavirus news of the day. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local...
Air travel falters as concern over delta variant spreads l GMA

Air travel falters as concern over delta variant spreads l GMA

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The TSA reported its lowest number of screened people in almost two months on Tuesday as hesitation for travel grows amid the spread of the highly contagious variant. READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/3jT2wqZ SUBSCRIBE to GMA's YouTube page: https://bit.ly/2Zq0dU5 VISIT GMA's homepage: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com SIGN UP to get the daily GMA Wake-Up Newsletter: https://gma.abc/2Vzcd5j FOLLOW GMA: TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@gma Facebook: https://facebook.com/GoodMorningAmerica Twitter: https://twitter.com/gma Instagram: https://instagram.com/GoodMorningAmerica #Travel #COVID19 #DeltaVariant #TSA #GMA
How to safely travel with the covid-19 delta variant surging

How to safely travel with the covid-19 delta variant surging

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The hyper-transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus has forced some would-be vaccinated travelers to reconsider their trips. We spoke to an expert from Johns Hopkins Travel Health Consultation Service and Post travel reporter Natalie Compton about a few key questions you should consider before you hop on a plane: Is everyone in your group of travelers vaccinated? Is anyone immunocompromised? What’s the transmission rate at your destination? Will you spend most of your trip indoors or outdoors? In this pandemic, there’s no such thing as a trip with zero chance of contracting the coronavirus. Whether it’s worth it to travel depends largely on your comfort level with risk. Read more: https://wapo.st/3lOA2RM. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us:...
Concern grows over spread of Delta variant in the U.S.

Concern grows over spread of Delta variant in the U.S.

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White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. could see 200,000 new COVID infections a day in the fall. His prediction comes as the Delta variant continues to drive new cases, and as officials race to get more Americans vaccinated. CBS' Skyler Henry reports from the White House. Then, CBS News reporter Alex Tin joins CBSN's Red and Blue host Elaine Quijano to discuss that and more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation...
Delta variant accounts for 93% of U.S. COVID cases

Delta variant accounts for 93% of U.S. COVID cases

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The Delta variant now makes up more than 93% of circulating coronavirus cases in the U.S. Experts warn the surge will likely get worse in the coming weeks. As CBS News' Manuel Bojorquez reports, Florida and Texas are leading the nation in new infections. Then, Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne, an adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to break down the day's headlines. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as dee...
Florida's Delta variant outbreak triggers record number of new COVID infections

Florida's Delta variant outbreak triggers record number of new COVID infections

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Florida health officials report more than 21,000 new infections in a single day. However, the state has a 60% vaccination rate for people over the age of 12. Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi, an epidemiologist and associate professor of infections diseases at the University of Florida, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss how concerning the surge in Florida is and why masks are needed to slow the variant down. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and ...