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“We’re seeing the star as it was about 12.8 billion years ago, which puts it about 900 million years after the Big Bang,” astronomer Brian Welch said.
Misinformation and vaccine hesitancy continue to impede the country's response to the pandemic, more than a year after vaccines became available.
It's a milestone last seen during the surge in cases this past fall and winter.
The 7-day rolling average on Sunday was about 583,000 vaccinations a day, up from about 525,000 a week prior.
And that is widely believed to be an undercount because of overlooked cases or deliberate concealment.
The number of lives lost, as recorded by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population of Baltimore or Milwaukee.
For transplant patients, powerful immune-suppressing drugs prevent rejection of their new organs but also leave them extremely vulnerable to the coronavirus.
The seven-day rolling average of new infections hasn't dipped that low since early November.
The country’s first case of the infection was diagnosed almost exactly a year ago.
COVID-19 has now reached every corner of the nation, according to a new Wall Street Journal analysis.