• 1 in 5 cases of COVID-19 are now happening in Florida alone, White House official says

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    A nurse prepares paperwork with a patient during the Vaccinate at the Plate event at Tropicana Field on June 16, 2021 in St Petersburg, Florida.
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    One in five new coronavirus cases are occurring in Florida alone, a White House official said Friday. "Four states accounted for more than 40% of all cases in the past week, with one in five of all cases occurring in Florida alone," White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said during a virtual press briefing. In the past week, Florida has seen more than 23,000 new cases of COVID-19, according to data...
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  • Almost half of UK COVID infections are in people who are at least partly vaccinated, study suggests. But the cases were much milder

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK.
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    Almost half of coronavirus cases in the UK were among vaccinated people, per a large UK study.
    The virus seems to be "running out" of people who do not have immunity, the study lead said.
    Hospitalization in the UK could stabilize and likely fall in the UK, he told Insider.
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    Almost half of COVID-19 cases in the UK are among people who are partly or fully vaccinated people, according to data from a large study. The finding came from the ZOE COVID Study run by King's College...
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