According to an internal slide presentation shared within the Centers for Disease Control and obtained by the Washington Post and New York Times Thursday, the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox, and infections among vaccinated people may be just as transmissible as those in unvaccinated people.
New data collected by the CDC shows the bulk of a COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts involved fully vaccinated people. But officials caution the public against drawing the wrong conclusion based on these findings.
Internal CDC documents state that the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions.
Minnesota will offer $100 per new COVID-19 vaccination as part of a new effort to increase vaccinations numbers by President Biden.
President Joe Biden announced Thursday that federal workers must show proof of receiving a COVID vaccine or submit to regular testing.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Thursday that mask mandates are once again in effect indoors in the nation’s capital for everyone over the age of 2 – regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
California released an update on the state's masking guidance.
Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
AstraZeneca said it will seek U.S. authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in the second half of 2021, a timeframe that has been delayed.
Apple says about half of its 270 retail stores in the United States require customers to mask up if they head indoors.
While Orange County does not have an indoor mask mandate in place, Disneyland is requiring all guests to mask up while indoors.
Pfizer shared limited data suggesting that a third dose of its original COVID-19 vaccine may “strongly” boost protection against the delta variant.
Washington state will follow federal guidance and recommend that those who are are vaccinated wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas where there is "substantial or high" rates of COVID-19, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.
California has seen a 16% vaccine bounce in the past week.
A new survey by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association shows 63% of owners back a vaccine mandate. But restaurant owners have different ideas about how to move forward safely.
According to the CDC, Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano and San Francisco counties are at high risk of COVID-19 transmission.
Employers are beginning to put COVID-19 vaccine requirements into place and it’s getting attention.
The CDC announced new face mask recommendations Tuesday for vaccinated people and K-12 schools, citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to spread by those who have been vaccinated.
Colleges and universities are adjusting computer software and hiring additional staff in an effort to manage vaccination records for COVID-19 ahead of the fall semester.
California will require state employees and all health care workers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or get tested weekly as officials aim to slow rising coronavirus infections, mostly among the unvaccinated.