Study suggests Delta does not cause more severe childhood Covid

US pediatric Covid hospitalizations have surged since Delta became predominant, but a new study that offers a first look at the relevant data suggests that fears the variant causes more severe disease are unfounded. The paper by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that between June 20 and July 31, 2021, unvaccinated adolescents were more than 10 times more likely to be hospitalized than those who were vaccinated.

One of WhatsApp’s most requested features may soon roll out for iPhone users

Last week, WhatsApp officially announced support for migration of chats from iOS to Android. In its blog post announcing the launch of the feature, WhatsApp says that it is one of the most requested features by its users. “We’ve been hard at work with operating system and device manufacturers to build it in a secure and reliable way,” said the company. Now, it is being reported that the instant messaging app is working on rolling out the same support for those moving from Android to iOS. According to a report by WABetaInfo, the latest beta update of WhatsApp — version 2.21.19.1 — comes with traces of this functionality.