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Tulane Outbreak Daily – June 11, 2021

Featured Headlines China Returns to Its Strict Covid Limits to Fight a New Outbreak – NYT Foreign businesses worry that tough quarantines and restrictions could persist into next year as Beijing struggles with variants and questions about its vaccines. Indonesia’s…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – June 8, 2021

Featured Headlines Washington State allows for free marijuana joints with Covid-19 vaccine – NYT As part of its strategy to vaccinate more of its population, Washington State will allow adults to get a free marijuana joint when they receive a…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – June 1, 2021

Featured Headlines Covid-19 Is Killing Hundreds of Pregnant Women and Babies in Brazil – WSJ Expectant mothers are at greater risk; doctors face agonizing decisions on when to deliver babies prematurely Peru says its true Covid death toll is almost…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 28, 2021

Featured Headlines Immunity to the Coronavirus May Persist for Years, Scientists Find – NYT Important immune cells survive in the bone marrow of people who were infected with the virus or were inoculated against it, new research suggests. Japan Extends…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 25, 2021

Featured Headlines Japan’s Osaka city crumples under COVID-19 onslaught – Reuters Hospitals in Japan’s second largest city of Osaka are buckling under a huge wave of new coronavirus infections, running out of beds and ventilators as exhausted doctors warn of…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 21, 2021

Featured Headlines New Coronavirus Detected In Patients At Malaysian Hospital; The Source May Be Dogs – NPR When the COVID-19 pandemic first exploded, Dr. Gregory Gray started to wonder whether there might be other coronaviruses out there already making people…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 18, 2021

Featured Headlines Why Is Covid Killing So Many Young Children in Brazil? Doctors Are Baffled – NYT xperts believe Brazil’s overloaded hospital system and uneven access to health care are among the reasons babies and small children are succumbing to…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 14, 2021

Featured Headlines Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks Indoors And Outdoors, CDC Says – NPR The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that fully vaccinated adults can safely resume activities indoors or outdoors without masks or distancing, in…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – May 11, 2021

Featured Headlines A coronavirus variant first found in India is now officially a ‘variant of concern,’ the W.H.O. said – NYT Amid a deepening crisis in India, the World Health Organization announced Monday that it had designated the B.1.617 variant,…