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What have we learned from the COVID pandemic?

The United States has a “very serious” problem with the adoption of the Covid-19 vaccine

Vaccines are by far the most powerful tool available against the coronavirus, protecting people from serious illness, hospitalization and death from the virus. Unlike many less developed countries, the United States has enough doses to vaccinate everyone as well as the infrastructure to support deployment. The problem: not everyone wants the shot. “We have a …

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Two distinct variants of monkeypox discovered in the United States, adding to the mystery of the epidemic

At least two genetically distinct variants of monkeypox are circulating in the United States, according to new sequencing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although the CDC has yet to sequence the 22 confirmed US cases, two of them have turned out to be genetically similar has a 2021 infection in a …

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The United States creates 390,000 jobs in May and shows that the economy is still at cruising speed

Numbers: The United States added 390,000 stronger-than-expected new jobs in May, signaling that the job market and the economy in general are still strong despite some fraying around the edges. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a smaller increase of 328,000 new jobs after reports leading to the government jobs survey hinted …

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1.1 quintillion operations per second: the United States has the fastest supercomputer in the world

Enlarge / Systems engineer Matt Ezell, system lead for the Frontier supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The United States has regained the top spot in the global supercomputer rankings with the exascale Frontier system from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee. The Frontier system’s 1.102 exaflop/s score makes it “the most powerful supercomputer …

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First potential human-to-human transmission of monkeypox detected in the United States

The first potential cases of human-to-human transmission of monkeypox in the United States this year have been detected. This weekend, four cases were spotted in total – including two in California and one each in Colorado and New York. That brings the US tally to 14 infections in eight states, with most infections in gay …

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More than 100 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported in 12 countries, including the United States

Confirmed cases have been identified in AustraliaBelgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States – which had between one and five confirmed cases of monkeypox on Saturday, the WHO said. “The situation is evolving and WHO expects there will be more cases of monkeypox identified as …

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CNN Premiere: DOE Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Project to Launch a Carbon Dioxide Removal Industry in the United States

Direct Air Carbon Removal Projects Are Like Giant Vacuum Cleaners Sucking Up Global Warming carbon dioxide out of the air and lock it up. They use chemicals to remove the gas from the air and store it in rocks deep underground or use it in materials like concrete. Nature can do this on its own …

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