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Vets were already struggling to meet the pre-pandemic demand, with veterinary schools unable to churn out enough doctors and techs to fill the void. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — During the gloomiest stretches of the pandemic, Dr. Diona Krahn’s veterinary clinic has been a puppy fest, overrun with new four-legged patients. Typically, she’d get three or …

The decline in vaccine demand has coincided with a significant decline in coronavirus cases from mid-April, from about 70,000 cases a day to 42,000 on Sunday. Still, Dr. Nuzzo said the reasons for holding off on getting a shot, like some level of skepticism, could also reduce as time goes on. As more people get …

By Olivana Lathouris09 May 2021 23:48 Health authorities are “still concerned” about the possibility of community transmission in NSW as the search for a mystery case continues. Authorities are continuing to search for the “missing link” between an eastern Sydney couple in their 50s who tested positive to COVID-19 last week. Investigators linked their infections to …

Vials of the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine are seen at the Del-Pest Central Hospital in Budapest, Hungary, February 12, 2021. Zoltan Balogh/MTI/MTVA/Pool via REUTERS A Slovakia health ministry spokeswoman said on Sunday a Hungarian lab has confirmed that the first batch of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines sent to Slovakia were satisfactory and the government …

A White House photo that’s gone viral because of its subjects’ odd proportions, is being ridiculed by the Right. WASHINGTON — It’s not unusual for current and former presidents to kick back in each other’s company, but when 46 visited 39, one photo made the meeting a national spectacle.   A White House photo of …

As COVID-19 upended education during the past year, Pennsylvania middle school teacher Jennifer Lundberg often began her English lessons gauging the mental wellbeing of her students. Sometimes, she would turn the lights off and dedicate a few minutes of in-person class to walking the kids through exercises that asked them to identify stressors they were …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines, as countries struggle to manufacture the life-saving doses. “This is a global health crisis, and the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures. The Administration believes strongly in intellectual property protections, but in service of ending this …

Los Angeles and San Francisco are leading the way toward a broader reopening of California businesses. Both cities have met virus case thresholds for the least-restrictive yellow tier, according to the latest update on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard. The move will allow indoor bars to reopen, larger crowds to cheer on Major League Baseball’s Dodgers …

While the Biden administration has been racing to maximize the number of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, government researchers have also been working on what form the next generation of vaccines will take. They may be combined with the seasonal flu vaccine, or could come in the form of pills or patches instead of shots. Scientists …

Image Source : TWITTER Representational photo. With as many as four players testing COVID-19 positive by Tuesday, IPL 2021 has been suspended with immediate effect after the IPL governing council and BCCI officials met in an emergency meeting on the day. The news comes right after Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra and Sunrisers Hyderbad’s Wriddhiman Saha tested …