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COVID cases and fatalities surge in Russia

October 15th, 2021
COVID cases and fatalities surge in Russia

CBS News reporter Mary Ilyushina takes a look at spiking coronavirus infection rates in Russia. Hospitals are overwhelmed with patients and the death toll is rising. And with low vaccination rates and an increasingly apathetic public, it’s unclear when the country’s latest COVID-19 wave will end. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Americans on edge as COVID complacency causes confusion and uncertainty

October 10th, 2021
Americans on edge as COVID complacency causes confusion and uncertainty

Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Dr. Fauci warns “we don’t want to become complacent” as COVID cases fall from summer peak

October 4th, 2021
Dr. Fauci warns “we don’t want to become complacent” as COVID cases fall from summer peak

Dr. Anthony Fauci is warning against complacency as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations begin to fall. He warns we need to keep “pushing on the vaccination front” to avoid another rise in cases. Dr. Anand Swaminathan joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss the day’s coronavirus headlines. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Delta variant surge may be peaking as U.S. daily deaths top 2,000

September 22nd, 2021
Delta variant surge may be peaking as U.S. daily deaths top 2,000

The U.S. is once again seeing more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths per day. But as CBS News’ Nancy Chen reports, some experts still believe the nation is heading in the right direction. Then, Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne, an emergency physician and an adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss the coronavirus headlines of the day. Continue To Full Article  Read More

WorldView: U.N. says world isn’t slowing pace of climate change; France kills leader of ISIS offshoot

September 16th, 2021
WorldView: U.N. says world isn’t slowing pace of climate change; France kills leader of ISIS offshoot

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing so much of the world to virtually grind to a halt last year, the U.N. said that didn’t slow the pace of climate change. Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron announced the death of the leader of an ISIS offshoot known as the Islamic State and the Greater Sahara, and Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after dozens of people in his inner circle fell ill with the coronavirus. Also, the U.S., U.K. and Australia announced a historic Asia-Pacific security pact allowing Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time, which... Read More

Face The Nation: Sullivan, Strassmann, Gottlieb, Berardelli, Broome

August 29th, 2021
Face The Nation: Sullivan, Strassmann, Gottlieb, Berardelli, Broome

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Afghanistan, Hurricane Ida, Coronavirus vaccination mandates. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Johnson & Johnson says its booster shot strengthens immunity

August 25th, 2021
Johnson & Johnson says its booster shot strengthens immunity

Johnson & Johnson released data on its booster shot that shows a second dose eight months after the initial dose increases immunity. CBS News’ Mark Strassmann has more on the company’s announcement amid a surge in pediatric COVID cases. Then, Dr. Jeremy Faust, an attending physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s department of emergency medicine, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss the rest of the day’s coronavirus headlines. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Alabama runs out of ICU beds as COVID cases surge

August 19th, 2021
Alabama runs out of ICU beds as COVID cases surge

Hospitals in Alabama have run out of intensive care unit beds as coronavirus cases spike across the state, forcing workers to make space to treat patients as they wait for open beds. There were 29 more patients than ICU beds available as of Wednesday, an Alabama Department of Public Health spokesperson confirmed to CBS News. Hospital staffers have been forced to convert hallways, regular patient rooms and emergency spaces into areas where they can treat patients in need of ICU rooms, CBS affiliate WHNT reported. Officials said some patients could be transferred to different hospitals when beds... Read More

New Zealand locks down over single new case of coronavirus

August 17th, 2021
New Zealand locks down over single new case of coronavirus

COVID surge pushes Louisiana hospitals to the brink COVID surge pushes Louisiana hospitals to the… 02:06 Wellington, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government took drastic action Tuesday by putting the entire nation into a strict lockdown for at least three days after finding a single case of coronavirus infection in the community. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern invoked some of the stirring rhetoric she used early in the pandemic by urging the “team of 5 million” — New Zealand’s population — to go hard and early in trying to eliminate the latest outbreak.   “We... Read More

Infrastructure bill clears Senate hurdle, heads toward final vote

August 8th, 2021
Infrastructure bill clears Senate hurdle, heads toward final vote

The Senate on Sunday night voted to move forward on the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, a key part of President Biden’s domestic agenda. The Senate voted 68 to 29 to end debate on the final infrastructure product, and the final vote could happen late Monday or early Tuesday morning unless the opponents yield back some of their time.  But one of the Republicans in the group who had negotiated the bill voted no on one of the roll call votes taken Sunday, and he said he intended to vote against the final bill.Senator Todd Young of Indiana, a former National Republican Senate Committee chair,... Read More