"Yes, in hindsight, I wish that it had not become law," said Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who has called for a special session to reevaluate the ban.
People who are fully vaccinated can spread the Delta variant just as easily as those who are unvaccinated, according to an internal CDC document.
Coronavirus transmission will likely increase in these areas as the Delta variant spreads, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said.
A congressional investigation found that Trump officials had been "overruling and bullying scientists," per The Washington Post.
Brazil has overtaken the US as the country with the most new cases per day, at around 63,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Gregory Armstrong, of the CDC, told Bloomberg 585 cases of the variant first found in New York have emerged in the US in the past two weeks.
The first COVID-19 cases have been reported in Antarctica. The remote continent was the last to remain untouched by the pandemic. The 36 cases broke out among people stationed at a Chilean research base. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. COVID-19 has arrived on the most remote continent in […]
Too many countries have neglected public health services, and should invest in them to protect against future pandemics, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. “Public health is the foundation of social, economic and political stability,” Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference on Monday. Nearly 27 […]
The US surpassed 4 million coronavirus cases on Thursday. It hit 3 million cases on July 8, a little over two weeks ago. It’s not just the rate of infections that are rising, this week the US recorded its highest death rates. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
The “current best estimate” from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says that approximately 40% of people infected with COVID-19 are asymptomatic. CNN reported that the estimate was up from the 30% reported in late May, as the CDC also estimated the chance of transmission from people with no […]
The World Health Organisation has said countries going back under full lockdowns could be possible as coronavirus cases surge in areas across the world. Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO’s Health Emergencies Program executive director, said Friday countries going back under full lockdowns could be “the only option” if they fail to […]
Coronavirus cases and deaths are undercounted in the US, primarily due to a lack of testing at the beginning of the outbreak. Several recent studies estimate the true scope of the pandemic. The charts below compare estimates of the true number of US cases and deaths to the official tallies. […]
Apple may name its next iPhones “iPhone 11,” “iPhone 11 Pro,” and “iPhone 11 Pro Max,” according to a list posted by a case manufacturer. It’s very possible these aren’t the real names of the new phones. Apple is expected to announce its new iPhones in September. Visit Business Insider’s […]
Apple released battery cases for iPhone models that were released in 2018, including the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. They come in black and white and cost $US129. They increase the battery life of the latest devices to about 21 hours of internet browsing time. Apple released […]
I’ve been playing around with a handful of new Apple accessories from Twelve South, the company that exclusively makes accessories for Apple products. One of my favourite accessories surprised me, because I thought it was something I wouldn’t need: a case for my AirPods. But the AirSnap for AirPods case, […]
Apple’s latest iPhones, the iPhone XS and XS Max, are on sale now. But if you choose to buy either of these new phones, there are two extra purchases you should also make: AppleCare+, and a phone case. If you don’t purchase AppleCare+, and you break the front or back […]
In case you were wondering, the Galaxy S9 Plus housed inside the $US30 Incipio Dualpro case, can survive the weight of a Subaru Outback. You don’t need to know how it happened. It was a simple example of human error. All you need to know is that I accidentally ran […]