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7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Biden says more Americans will die as delta variant spreads: ‘You know it’s going to happen’

President Joe Biden said Thursday that Covid deaths in the United States will continue to rise due to the spread of the “dangerous” delta variant, calling it a “serious concern.” “Six hundred thousand-plus Americans have died, and with this delta variant you know there’s going to be others as well. You know it’s going to… Read More »

Fauci says U.S. must vaccinate more people before Delta becomes dominant Covid variant in America

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty Images U.S. health officials are scrambling to get more Americans… Read More »

In the UK, cases of the Covid variant identified in India have doubled in one week

Hounslow, London, which has become one of the U.K.’s biggest hotspots for the variant of coronavirus first identified in India, on Thursday 27th May 2021. Tejas Sandhu | MI News | NurPhoto | Getty Images Cases of the Covid-19 variant first identified in India have more than doubled in England within one week, the country’s… Read More »