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Unvaccinated people were more than seven times as likely to die from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County as those who received an updated booster during the latest coronavirus spike.

President Biden has informed Congress that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normality.

COVID-19 remains a global health emergency, but the pandemic may be nearing an inflection point amid higher levels of immunity, the WHO says.

Evusheld was designed to protect immunocompromised people from serious cases of COVID-19, but the latest Omicron variants have rendered the drug useless.

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The latest totals, where new cases are concentrated, testing numbers, demographcics, nursing homes and California state and county data in context compared to other states.

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China reported nearly 60,000 deaths of people who had COVID-19 since early December and said the ‘emergency peak’ of its surge appears to have passed.

The latest Omicron subvariant, perhaps the most infectious yet, has gained a foothold in California. Officials say its growth advantage is worrisome.

A World Health Organization’ official says the agency sees ‘no immediate threat’ for the European region from a COVID-19 outbreak in China.

A preliminary study in Israel finds that seniors who received an Omicron-targeting booster shot were 81% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than those who skipped it.

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