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CNN analysis: Where vaccination is up, Covid-19 cases are down

As newly reported Covid-19 cases in the United States drop to some of the lowest levels of the pandemic, the link between vaccinations and transmission is getting clearer, exposing pockets of at-risk populations, but also a safer path forward.A CNN…

Afghan dog rescue group dismayed by CDC import ban

Pen Farthing was on a flight from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Houston when the news broke: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was going to stop missions like his for at least the next year.Farthing was bringing two dogs…

CDC now calls coronavirus Delta variant a 'variant of concern'

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now calls the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus, also known as B.1.617.2, a "variant of concern."The variant of concern designation is given to strains of the virus that scientists believe are…

CDC suspends import of dogs from countries with high rabies risk

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it will suspend the import of dogs from more than 100 countries where rabies still spreads among dogs.The decision will affect dog rescue missions, imports from dog breeders and people…

This skateboard club is helping plus-size riders push body positivity forward

Windows down, music up.That's how Andy Duran describes the feeling of riding a skateboard."Imagine your favorite song and then suddenly being able to kind of feel the song moving through you in the wind," Duran said. "That's what skating kind of feels like. It just feels really beautiful."Duran grew up…