Is the Pandemic Actually Over? It's Complicated 
Anthony Fauci - TED
Dr. Anthony Fauci dives into the latest on protecting yourself from the virus, his unwavering faith in science, what he plans to do after retiring - and soak up some hard-won wisdom for the next generation. Read more...

COVID Cases in Decline for 10 Weeks: Deputy Health Minister 
Peter Davies - MND
There's been an emptying out of the nation's COVID wards in recent weeks: only 3% of general care beds and 1% of those with ventilators are currently occupied. Read more...

Advances in Treating the Sickest COVID Patients Have Stalled. Why? 
Jason Mast - STAT+
From January 2020 to February 2021, researchers proved four different effective therapies for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 - a lightning pace for drug research, where progress is often measured in decades. Read more...

COVID-19 in Seniors Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk 
Mark Johnson - Washington Post
A study using the electronic health records of more than 6 million Americans over age 65 found those who had COVID-19 ran a greater risk of receiving a new diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease within a year. Read more...

End of COVID Pandemic Is 'In Sight' - WHO Chief Says 
Manas Mishra - Reuters
The world has never been in a better position to end the COVID-19 pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, his most optimistic outlook yet on the years-long health crisis which has killed over six million people. Read more...

Jalisco Extends the Mandatory Use of Face Masks in Buses, Airports, and Hospitals 
As a result of the downward trend of the indicators, including hospitalization for COVID-19 in Jalisco, the current prevention measures will be extended until the month of October of this year. Read more...

Can Exercise Strengthen Your Immunity to COVID? 
Knvul Sheikh - NYTimes
Recent research suggests that people who work out have stronger resistance to infectious diseases - including COVID - but experts say the findings need to be tested further. Read more...

COVID Forecast: Major Fall Surge Unlikely, but Variants Are a Wild Card 
Joel Achenbach and Lena H. Sun - WAPO
Cold weather favors the coronavirus. But as summer gives way to fall, infectious-disease experts are guardedly optimistic that the spread of COVID-19 this autumn and winter won't be as brutal as in the previous two years of the pandemic. Read more...

Jalisco COVID-19 Vaccination Centers Closing, Demand Down and No Doses Available 
Vallarta Daily News
The Jalisco Ministry of Health reported that as of Saturday, the COVID vaccination centers will close, due to the decrease in the demand for vaccines. Read more...

Mexico Adds 1,212 New Infections of the Virus and Two Deaths on Sunday 
Elizabeth Espinoza - Ruetir
The Secretary of Health (Ssa) reported this Sunday 1,212 infections of COVID-19 what added 7,014,510 total cases. In addition, he reported that two deaths from the disease were recorded, which accumulated 329,390 deceased. Read more...

If You're Suffering After Being Sick With COVID, It's Not Just in Your Head 
Zeynep Tufekci - The New York Times
The scale of the pandemic has made the importance of postviral ailments harder to deny and the need for research greater, but we have not yet risen to the task, while progress on trials for treatments hasn't even begun in a serious way. Read more...

The New COVID Booster Is a Bit of a Gamble - But One Well Worth Taking 
Washington Post
Critics might raise fresh concerns about these new shots, but the latest booster, as with all the previous shots, promises to be a life raft in dangerous seas. Read more...

Travel to Mexico During COVID-19: What You Need to Know Before You Go  
Forrest Brown - CNN
If you're planning to travel to Mexico, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Pfizer's COVID Vaccine for Girls and Boys Is 73% Effective Against the Disease 
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine was 73.2 percent effective against the disease in a trial of boys and girls ages 6 months to four years, reinforcing the results that led to the vaccine being licensed in young children in June. Read more...

After Threat of Legal Action WHO Offers 10MN COVID Vaccine Doses 
Peter Davies - Mexico News Daily
After the federal government threatened to take legal action against the COVAX vaccine initiative for failing to supply all the COVID-19 shots it promised, the World Health Organization-backed program promptly indicated it would ship an additional 10 million doses to Mexico. Read more...

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