US Covid-19 cases rise as Delta variant spreads

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What we covered here:

  • new study showing the Covid-19 Delta variant produced similar amounts of virus in vaccinated and unvaccinated people if they get infected motivated the CDC to recommend wearing masks indoors, experts say.
  • In the US, 49 states are seeing a surge in cases, and some experts say stricter vaccine mandates may be the best way to prevent a full downward spiral.
  • President Biden announced new measures to boost vaccinations, including requiring that all federal employees must attest to being vaccinated or face strict protocols.

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