• Vaccinated US health experts are wearing masks indoors as the Delta variant spreads

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Basketball fans wear masks during the NBA playoff game between the LA Clippers and the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 14, 2021.
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    The CDC says if you're fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear your mask indoors in public.
    But many leading health experts are still being cautious, masking around others when they don't know their status.
    Vaccines still work well against severe cases of the Delta variant, but many experts say "why take the risk" of even a mild case?
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  • Some experts who had Johnson & Johnson's vaccine are getting Pfizer boosters to protect against Delta - but the company says they don't need to

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    A woman receives a Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine from registered nurse Gina Reed at a vaccination center established at the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on March 5, 2021.
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    People who got Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine don't need boosters against Delta, the company said.
    Some experts who got the J&J shot took a Pfizer or Moderna booster for extra protection.
    But the company said its vaccine produced a "strong" response to Delta, citing two small studies.
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  • Graphs show COVID hospitalizations rising in states with low vaccine rates, as Delta variant lets rip across the US

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021.
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    Nevada, Utah, Missouri, and Arkansas are seeing more hospitalizations, CDC data shows.
    It comes as the Delta virus variant continues to make inroads across the US.
    The data appears show the truth of warnings that the unvaccinated are especially at risk.
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    New admissions of COVID-19 patients to hospitals are on the rise in several US states with notably lower vaccination rates. US public health officials have warned that places...
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