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Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

Florida Breaks Record for COVID -19 Hospitalizations

By Mike Schneider | Aug 2, 2021

A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available.

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Fauci: More 'Pain And Suffering' Ahead as Covid Cases Rise

Aug 1, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more "pain and suffering" is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get their shots.

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Provincetown Outbreak Just the Tip of the National Iceberg?

Jul 31, 2021

Provincetown is being called the canary down the coal mine in understanding how virulent the Covid Delta variant has become.

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

Olympic Attention To Mental Health: Can NBC Coverage Pivot?

By David Bauder | Jul 31, 2021

The network that presents the Games has been forced to pivot, and the addition of Michael Phelps to its broadcast team turned into a master stroke for unanticipated reasons.

To Get Shots in Arms, Governments Turn to Money in Pockets

To Get Shots in Arms, Governments Turn to Money in Pockets

By Mike Catalini | Jul 31, 2021

Millions of people in the U.S. who haven't gotten the COVID-19 vaccine could soon have a new reason to roll up their sleeves: money in their pockets.

Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Disney Requiring US Employees to Be Vaccinated Against Virus

Jul 31, 2021

The Walt Disney Company has joined other large companies in requiring employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Study: Vaccinated People Can Carry as Much Virus as Others

Jul 30, 2021

Scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots.

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

Watch: Mrs. Kasha Davis on Living Sober and the Power of Drag

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 30, 2021

Self-proclaimed workhorse queen Mrs. Kasha Davis joined EDGE and groundbreaking addiction treatment center Recovery Unplugged for an intimate conversation about her sobriety and how drag has empowered her journey.

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

By Liz Szabo | Jul 30, 2021

Delta has kept some of the most successful mutations found in earlier variants, but also contains new genetic changes that enable it to spread twice as fast.

Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers

Biden Orders Tough New Vaccination Rules for Federal Workers

By Alexandra Jaffe, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jonathan Lemire | Jul 30, 2021

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new pandemic requirements aimed at boosting vaccination rates for millions of federal workers and contractors.

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

'OK to Not Be OK': Mental Health Takes Top Role at Olympics

By Jenna Fryer | Jul 30, 2021

Simone Biles joins some other high-profile athletes in the Olympic space — overwhelmingly females — who have been talking openly about a topic that had been taboo in sports for seemingly forever.

Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

Japan to Widen Virus Emergency after Record Spike Amid Games

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 30, 2021

Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka on Friday in the wake of a record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics.

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

New CDC Guidelines Set off Rush to Reimpose Mask Mandates

Jul 29, 2021

New guidance from the federal government set off mask rules across the nation Wednesday as cities, states, schools and businesses raced to restore mandates and others pushed back.

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

New Research Reveals Cognition Disparities Among Transgender and Non-Binary Adults

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28, 2021

New research presented at this year's Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests that trans and non-binary people suffer higher rates of subjective cognitive decline

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

Tap Into Your Most Creative State with THC Delta 8 Gummies

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 28, 2021

Delta 8 gummies provide all the benefits of CBD, a milder psychoactive effect than THC, and taste delicious — making it one of the most popular CBD/Delta 8 products on the market.

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

CDC: Masks Indoors in US Where Cases Are Surging

Jul 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new recommendations that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Boston Club To Enforce COVID Vaccination Requirement for Entry

Jul 27, 2021

In what may be the first move for LGBTQ businesses in Boston, Jacques' Cabaret — a popular nightclub that caters to drag performers — announced that it has made changes to its COVID-19 protocols, which requires proof of vaccination.

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Jul 27, 2021

The Biden administration has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, crucially, for clinic visits and lab tests.

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

Provincetown COVID Update: New Indoor Mask Mandate Imposed

Jul 27, 2021

With COVID-19 cases contracted in Provincetown — many of which described as "breakthrough" cases — town officials imposed stronger guidelines at an emergency meeting on Sunday.

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 27, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines, as the aggressive delta variant spreads.

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