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The unvaccinated Covid surge is only beginning, experts warn

With the recent increase of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations due to the spread of the more dangerous Delta variant, health experts and officials expect the surge to worsen as long as large segments of the country remain unvaccinated.

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'I'm embarrassed': Constituents react to Boebert defying rules

CNN's Gary Tuchman visits a county in Northwestern Colorado where the vaccination rate is low and the Covid-19 infection rate is high. The area is represented by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), who is in defiance of new Covid rules on Capitol Hill.

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Make vaccinations mandatory in these halls of power

In the initial days of Covid-19 vaccine distribution, as television delivered a constant flow of images of Americans with their sleeves rolled up, ready to be vaccinated, the sense of optimism -- the sense that we could go back to our normal lives -- was real. Falling infection and death rates, coupled with the promise of our return to activities denied us for a year (Nationals games!) only heightened that optimism.

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Eight months of long Covid brought me to the brink

As Americans continue to become infected with the new highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus -- and every US state and Washington DC sees a rise in Covid-19 cases, about 10%, doctors say, will go on to develop what I've been struggling with for months: long Covid-19 — or lingering symptoms post-infection that are difficult to diagnose.

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How worried should vaccinated people be about Covid-19 breakthrough infections?

Coronavirus infections are on the rise again in the United States. While more than 99% of deaths are among those unvaccinated, anecdotal reports abound of breakthrough infections, or cases of fully vaccinated people who still test positive for Covid-19 — including several New York Yankee baseball players.

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First case of Covid-19 reported at Tokyo Olympic village

A person has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes' village, organizers said on Saturday, in the first such case that adds to concerns about infections at the Games which begin next week.

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Opinion: It's time to make vaccinations mandatory

It is time to impose vaccine mandates and passports. The Covid-19 vaccines continue to perform extraordinarily well, but the rate of infection is worsening in unvaccinated populations. The Delta variant is offering a sobering reminder that the pandemic has faded in much of the country but certainly not ended.

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