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Growing numbers of people are getting Covid-19 vaccines in areas hit hard by the Delta variant—offering a glimmer of hope but still far short of what is needed to end the pandemic, public-health officials say. ...
The more transmissible COVID strain now accounts for an estimated 83 percent of new cases in the U.S. ...
The surge of covid infections threatens to derail plans to start schools in person—which could cause an even more severe worker shortage. ...

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