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DWTS Star Out for 10 Days With COVID

Cheryl Burke tearful about leaving partner Cody Rigsby in the lurch

(Newser) - Cheryl Burke, one of the pros on Dancing With The Stars, has tested positive for COVID. Burke is fully vaccinated. She announced the news in an emotional Instagram video occasionally punctuated with tears, USA Today reports. In the beginning she can be seen driving to take a test at 7am...

Jesse Jackson Released, Saying Vaccine Saved His Life

Case of COVID still affected his ability to walk and talk

(Newser) - Update: The Rev. Jesse Jackson was sent home Wednesday after being hospitalized for a breakthrough COVID-19 infection and intensive physical therapy for Parkinson's disease. He and his wife, Jacqueline, were first hospitalized in August; she has not been vaccinated for COVID-19 and required oxygen before she was released. Before...

Study: Vaccines Are 'Doing What They Are Designed to Do'

People with breakthrough infections less likely to be hospitalized or suffer long-haul COVID

(Newser) - The more infectious delta variant has complicated the battle against COVID-19, but vaccines are still doing their job, researchers say. A large study from the UK released Wednesday found that "breakthrough" infections among vaccinated people remain rare, and vaccinated people who do become infected are twice as likely to...

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