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covidvariant may11 The World Health Organization has designated the coronavirus variant that lashes across India as a "variant of global concern." The more serious classification is based on the virus B.1.617 mutation causing easy transmission, more severe illness, reduced neutralization by antibodies or reduced effectiveness of treatment and vaccines.

submarine may11 The Pentagon said its guard vessels thwarted a number of Iranian "fast attack boats" that were approaching guided missile submarine, the USS Georgia, in the Strait of Hormuz. On Monday, 13 "fast boats" with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy dangerously approached U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels that were operating in the Strait of Hormuz. After those ships failed to heed warnings to mo

uscoronavirus may11 The United States reported comparatively lower new coronavirus cases on Monday of 36451, less than the weekly average of 39124. The national total is at 33,515,308 cases now. 367 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day, which is far lower than the 7-day average of 650. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 596,179. 52 deaths were reported from Florida, while M

colonialpipeline may10 The U.S. Department of Transportation declared a regional emergency waiver on transportation of fuel in 18 states after the Colonial Pipeline was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack. The Colonial Pipeline, which carries 2.5 million barrels of diesel, gasoline and jet fuel daily, or 45 percent of the East Coast's supply, was completely shut down as a result the of ransomware attack.

uscoronavirus may10 22391 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Sunday, taking the national total to 333,476,781. This is far lower than the 7-day average of 41057. 246 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day, which is just one third of the weekly average of 667. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 595,812. As usual, the lower COVID metrics at the weekend a

vaccination may07 A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has projected a sharp decline in coronavirus cases in the United States by July, and an even faster decline if more people get vaccinated sooner. The promising news appears in an article that CDC published in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report that provides some insights using data and evidence to show various scenari

uscoronavirus may07 47325 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, taking the national total to 33,369,192. The weekly average of daily infection is 45081. 818 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 594,006, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 693. 122 deaths were rep

uscoronavirus may06 45085 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Wednesday, taking the national total to 33,321,244. 794 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 593,148, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 701. Florida reported the highest number of deaths - 79 - and cases -

donaldjtrump may05 Former President Donald Trump, who was shunned by multiple social media platforms over dangerous and inciting posts, has launched his own communications platform, even as Facebook's Oversight Board today upheld Trump's ban. The new website says it will publish content "straight from the desk" of Trump.

uscoronavirus may05 40,531 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Tuesday, taking the national total to 33,274,659. The weekly average of daily infections is 48,003. 890 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 592,409, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 7,201.

vaccinate may05 President Joe Biden has set a goal of giving 70 percent of U.S. adults at least one vaccine shot and fully vaccinating 160 million adults by July 4 so that life in the United States can start to look closer to normal.

uscoronavirus may04 49,930 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Monday, taking the national total to 33,230,992. The weekly average of daily infection is 49641. 738 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 591,514, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 731. More than 40 percent

coronavirusrestrictions may04 New York, New Jersey, Florida and Connecticut have eased most COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The Governors of these states announced major reopening of the regions' businesses, venues and gatherings in the wake of significant progress made in vaccinations and sustained reduction in coronavirus inefections and related hospitalizations. Businesses will be allowed to operate without capacity limi

billgatesmelindagates may04 Bill Gates, one of the richest people in the world, and his philanthropist wife Melinda Gates have decided to separate after 27 years of marriage. The surprise decision was announced by the couple jointly in a statement posted on their Twitter accounts. "After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage," they said. "We have raise

bitcoinetherium may03 Etherium, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, reached an all time record price breaking the $3000 barrier Monday. The token, transacted on the ethereum blockchain, rose as high as $3,188 in the UK morning trading session. Ether is trading at $3120 while writing this report, with a gain of 6.63 percent over the last 24 hours. Its current market capitalization is $360 bi

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