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Just as the box office hit its stride, the delta variant appeared, with the power to halt progress

Jeenah Moon | Reuters A slow and steady uptick in box office receipts could be threatened by a new coronavirus variant. Since March, the domestic box office has gained steam, recently tallying as much as $ 98.7 million in ticket sales over the course of last weekend, a record during the pandemic era. Around 80%… Read More »

Delta Covid variant first found in India spreads to 62 countries, hot spots form in Asia and Africa, WHO says

A health worker tends to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient supported by a mechanical ventilator and undergoing dialysis at the COVID-19 emergency room of the government hospital National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City, which has declared overcapacity amid rising numbers of COVID-19 infections in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 26, 2021. Eloisa… Read More »

Just 3% of Brits infected with the Indian Covid variant were fully vaccinated

Freedom Day on a knife edge: Just 3% of Brits infected with the Indian Covid variant were fully vaccinated but the boffins are still counselling caution PHE analysis shows only 177 out of 5,599 people who caught the mutant strain had already had both jabs Top scientists called the findings ‘incredibly reassuring’, bolstering the case… Read More »