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A 50 percent increase in vaccinations each month can catch up to and then dampen viral growth.
“At the same time, some tourists are relaying that they do not wish to wear masks as they believe this will dampen their holiday experience,” Magavi adds.
At that point, the Alabama defense became an urgent issue of wide-ranging concern, threatening to dampen moods in living rooms across Tuscaloosa and beyond, with limited capacity in a pandemic to convene and discuss dampened moods.
“While supply shortages continue to dampen the market in the short term, Canalys believes most wrinkles will be ironed out by the second half of 2021,” analyst Ishan Dutt said in the research firm’s report on 2020 sales.
The total destruction of the Capitol was only averted by a fortuitous rainstorm that dampened the flames.
If you want to stop transmission in the community, you need to get to probably 50% of the population or more to really dampen the amount of virus that is circulating.
Then he had the sense to see that it was he, Gerald, who acted as a spoil-feast, a dampener.
She was beautiful and attractive, and he had feared she might be ugly, which would have been a dampener on his satisfaction.
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