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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says U.S. is ‘vastly underestimating’ level of Covid delta spread

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he believes the U.S. is significantly undercounting the number of Covid delta infections, making it difficult to know whether the highly transmissible strain is causing higher-than-expected hospitalization and death rates. “We don’t know what the denominator is right now,” Gottlieb said in an interview on “Squawk Box.” “I… Read More »

Citing the Delta Variant, Pfizer Will Pursue Booster Shots and a New Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s Vaccination Rate Maps Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Citing the Delta Variant, Pfizer Will Pursue Booster Shots and a New Vaccine Scientists were critical of the announcement, pointing to evidence that the current two-dose regimen is… Read More »

Rural hospital CEO urges providers to ‘get ready now’ as delta variant outstrips nursing resources

The delta variant of the novel coronavirus is gaining a frightening foothold in areas of the country with low vaccination rates, spurring the White House to mobilize “surge response teams” to combat the variant that threatens to undo the nation’s progress in beating back the pandemic. About 1,000 counties in the U.S. have vaccination rates… Read More »

Europe wants to stop the Covid delta variant. But experts say it may already be too late

French police walk on street during the French midsummer Festival of Music on June 21, 2021 in Paris, France. Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus delta variant first discovered in India has now spread around the world, prompting further waves of infections in countries like the U.K. Now,… Read More »