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[ad_1] Drazen Zigic/iStock (NEW YORK) — The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 696,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and
[ad_1] The state Department of Workforce Development on Wednesday announced it has contracted with Madison-based software development company Flexion to begin updating the department’s decades-old unemployment system, which has been blamed for delaying the processing of claims during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The department’s plan to modernize the state’s unemployment system, which uses 60-year-old COBOL
[ad_1] Here’s what you need to know: Video President Biden called for an era of international cooperation in tackling global threats in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly as president.CreditCredit…Doug Mills/The New York Times President Biden delivered his debut address to the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations on
[ad_1] Here’s what you need to know: Pediatric clinical trials, which will help determine the right vaccine dose for children under 12, are still underway, the Food and Drug Administration said.Credit…Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is “working around the clock” to make Covid vaccines available to young