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Robert Durst looks at jurors as he appears in an Inglewood courtroom with his attorneys for the first closing arguments presented by the prosecution in the murder trial of the New York real estate scion who is charged with the longtime friend Susan Bermans killing in Benedict Canyon just before Christmas Eve 2000. Inglewood Courthouse
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The risk of mRNA Covid booster shots causing heart inflammation in young adults continues to worry top scientists weighing whether to approve third doses for anyone over 12, Dr. Ofer Levy, a voting member of the Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel, said Friday. Levy, the director of the Precision Vaccines Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, spoke
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In this article MRNA Denker Elementary School educational resource aide Raymundo Armagnac, 65, gets his COVID-19 vaccination from Nurse Practitioner Mary Ann Topico, right, as Los Angeles Unified employees received their first dose of the vaccine Wednesday morning. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images A key Food and Drug Administration advisory committee
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In this article WBA Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for fiscal fourth-quarter earnings, as the company saw a surge in demand for Covid-19 vaccines amid a growing number of employer mandates. Shares were up more than 2% early Thursday in premarket trading. The drugstore chain
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Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines at a senior living facility in Worcester, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. Hannah Beier | Bloomberg | Getty Images Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients are better off getting a booster shot from Pfizer or Moderna, a highly anticipated U.S. study suggested Wednesday. The study on “mixing and matching” Covid
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An employee holds a vial containing Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) made with ingredients and technology supplied by Russia at Brazilian pharmaceutical company Uniao Quimica in Guarulhos, Brazil May 20, 2021. Amanda Perobelli | Reuters Russia has vehemently denied new accusations claiming that Russian spies stole the “blueprint” for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and
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Police officers set up barricades in front of of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Emily Elconin | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Tuesday considered a Republican attorney general’s bid to defend a restrictive Kentucky abortion law, with some liberal justices sounding skeptical that a
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A wife adjusts her husband’s mask before entering a shop in Hampshire, England, UK Peter Titmuss | Collection Mix: Subjects | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K government’s approach to tackling the coronavirus outbreak at the start of the pandemic has been called one of the country’s worst ever public health failures, following an inquiry
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In this article JNJ MRNA Anjali Sundararaman, a student nurse at San Francisco State University, administers a dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Cuixia Xu during a vaccination clinic at the Southeast Health Center in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood in San Francisco, California on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Stephen Lam | San Francisco Chronicle |
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Singapore is set to open “vaccinated travel lanes” with more countries — but that doesn’t mean the country is taking on significantly higher risks, Transport Minister S. Iswaran told CNBC on Monday. The city-state announced last week that it will be launching more travel lanes for vaccinated travelers from South Korea, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy,
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Will Farrell, 38, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient, speaks with resident physician Ian Nora in his room on the COVID medical unit at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, September 21, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Average daily Covid cases in the U.S. fell below 100,000 Thursday as the pandemic shows further signs of
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A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters Finland, Denmark and Sweden are limiting the use of Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine in young people over concerns around rare cardiovascular side effects. Finland’s
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Magali Sanchez-Hall, a Wilmington resident for over two decades, has struggled with asthma her entire life. She says the health issue stems from her proximity to oil and gas drilling. Emma Newburger | CNBC LOS ANGELES, CALIF. — Stepping out of a coffee shop near Interstate 110 in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles, you’re
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People walk at a pedestrian crossing along the Orchard Road shopping district in Singapore on September 7, 2021. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore announced Saturday it will further tighten Covid restrictions for the unvaccinated, as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong predicted it will take between three to six months to
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Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Capitol hill in Washington, D.C., July 20, 2021. J. Scott Applewhite | Pool | Reuters CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky cannot predict when
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WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a ceremony for the opening of the WHO Academy, in Lyon, France, September 27, 2021. Denis Balibouse | Reuters Policymakers and health experts have welcomed the WHO’s authorization of the first ever malaria vaccine, which could be rolled out in sub-Saharan Africa by the
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Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes arrives for a hearing at a federal court in San Jose, California, July 17, 2019. Stephen Lam | Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — Former Safeway CEO Steve Burd on Wednesday testified in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal fraud trial, saying repeated delays with Theranos’ blood-testing machine raised red flags about his
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