21 Jul, 2024
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COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Maui, State Officials Warn

State health officials on Maui say they are seeing early signs of increased COVID-19 cases. State epidemiologist Sarah Kemble told media this morning via Zoom from the Lahaina Comprehensive Health Center that while cases appear to be mild at this time, she encouraged people to get vaccinated and boosted. The Maui wildfires, which started on […]

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Moderna’s Upgraded COVID Vaccine Shows Efficacy Against ‘Eris’ Variant in Human

Moderna  announced on Thursday that its updated COVID-19 vaccine is efficacious in humans to combat the “Eris” and “Fornax” subvariants. The company anticipates the updated shot will be available in the coming weeks for the autumn vaccination season, subject to approval from health regulators in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. The XBB.1.5 omicron subvariant […]

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Escalating COVID Hospitalizations Mark Fourth Straight Week of Increase

Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that new COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased for the fourth week in a row. Based on numbers released Monday, a total of 10,320 patients in the United States were newly diagnosed with COVID-19 for the week ending August 5, an increase of 14.3% from the previous […]