CDC warns variant is as contagious as chickenpox, may make people sicker

Healthcare personnel work in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) intensive care unit where they are dealing with a surge in cases of the Delta variant at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, … Read More

Dr. Scott Gottlieb estimates up to 1 million Americans infected with Covid daily as delta spreads

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Getty Images Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday he believes the coronavirus is significantly more widespread in the U.S. than official case … Read More

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, July 30

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks to open lower but July still tracking for gains Traders at … Read More

Texas Gov. Abbott doubles down against Covid health limits

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks in Dallas, Texas, U.S. Lucas Jackson | Reuters Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Thursday, reiterating his opposition to mask mandates, Covid-related business … Read More

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, July 29

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow futures rise after Fed keeps rates near zero A trader works … Read More

Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group to require indoor diners show proof of Covid shots

Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group will require indoor diners and drinkers at its restaurants to show they’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19. The mandate also applies to current employees and … Read More

‘Not clear’ if Covid-19 vaccine boosters necessary

Ontario Premier Doug Ford receives the Astrazeneca-Oxford coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from pharmacist Anmol Soor at Shoppers Drug Mart in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 9, 2021. Nathan Denette | Pool … Read More