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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
U.S. job openings hit a record high in March, with the Labor Department reporting there were 8.12 million positions available—the most ever in the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, which dates back to December 2000.
Israeli-Palestinian hostilities continued Tuesday, with Hamas launching rockets into Tel Aviv and Beersheba and Israeli forces retaliating with hundreds of air strikes. At least 35 people have reportedly been killed in Gaza, and five in Israel.*
A study conducted by the Cleveland Clinic found that of the approximately 4,300 COVID-19 hospitalizations at its clinic between January 1 and April 13, 99.75 percent were not fully vaccinated. Among the Cleveland Clinic’s own employees, 99.7 percent of the COVID-19 infections over that same time period occurred in individuals who were not fully vaccinated.