The CDC data published Friday was based on 469 cases of Covid associated with multiple summer events and large public gatherings in July in Massachusetts.
States with the worst Covid outbreaks are those seeing the largest jumps in vaccination rates across the U.S.
Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that it will require all guests to test for Covid after several fully-vaccinated guests tested positive.
Israel’s Health Ministry reported last week that the two-dose vaccine is now just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the dominant strain.
“You have an obligation to your fellow man to protect him as well as yourself,” billionaire businessman Ken Langone told CNBC on Wednesday.
The CDC recommended that fully vaccinated people and school-age kids begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid transmission rates.
State employees working in a hospital setting who don’t require proof of vaccination will be required to take a Covid test twice a week.
“I think that the audiences are ready, they’ve missed us, and they’re eager to come back,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett told CNBC on Friday.
Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective against delta in Israel, but still provides strong protection against severe illness and hospitalization.
Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Florida and Nevada are reporting the highest daily average of new cases per capita over the past week.
There have been 8.1 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome per 1 million J&J doses administered, according the CDC.
Local officials in at least five U.S. states are now advising all residents to wear masks in public indoor settings — whether they are vaccinated or not.
Rule-breaking in cafes and bars in the Netherlands is a persistent problem that the hospitality industry must deal with, the country’s prime minister said Monday.
England has taken a step into the unknown, lifting nearly all remaining restrictions on public life at a time when coronavirus infections are high.
Dr. Nahid Bhadelia explains why she agrees with President Joe Biden’s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people.
Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC he expects further spread of the Covid delta variant, which is “clearly far more contagious” than earlier strains.
Global scientists have criticized the U.K. government’s plans to ease almost all Covid-19 restrictions, calling it unethical and dangerous for the whole planet.
“The energy is absolutely incredible” at the company’s studios, Mark Wahlberg told CNBC from the floor of the NYSE before the stock started trading.
Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC on Tuesday that the discussion around Covid boosters “has absolutely nothing to do with the effectiveness of the vaccine.”
Pfizer is meeting with federal health officials Monday to discuss if and when Americans need Covid vaccine booster shots as it prepares to seek authorization.
Dr. Ashish Jha explains why he’s following the scientific evidence when it comes to a Covid booster shot.
Mississippi issues new guidance for elderly and immunocompromised residents for the next two weeks.
The U.S., which just celebrated the Fourth of July, is headed toward a “dangerous” fall when the delta variant is expected to cause another surge in new cases.
The highly transmissible delta variant is now the dominant coronavirus strain in the U.S., surpassing the alpha variant, according to the CDC.
Biden will note his team is ramping up efforts to get more adolescents ages 12 to 18 inoculated against Covid before they head back to school.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday detailed the final steps in the easing of England’s lockdown rules, with a final decision due to be taken on July 12.