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Registered nurse Darryl Hana administers a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a person at a three-day vaccination clinic at Providence Wilmington Wellness and Activity Center on July 29, 2021 in Wilmington, California. Mario Tama | Getty Images The pace of U.S. vaccinations is rising again as the delta variant drives a new surge
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Boston EMS medics work to resuscitate a patient on the way to the ambulance amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, April 27, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters About three-fourths of people infected in a Massachusetts Covid-19 outbreak were fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to new data published Friday by the Centers
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In this Photo illustration a World Health Organization(WHO) logo seen displayed on an Android phone. Avishek Das | Getty Images World Health Organization officials said they are still trying to understand why the delta variant is more transmissible and potentially makes people sicker than the original coronavirus strain. “We’re really trying to get a better
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Pedestrians use mobile phones while walking past Twitter Inc. headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S. Bloomberg | Getty Images Twitter has announced that it will close its San Francisco and New York offices immediately as Covid cases surge across the country. Wednesday’s announcement comes just two weeks after the social media company reopened their offices
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal health officials still believe fully vaccinated individuals represent a very small amount of transmission, according to the sources. Still,
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U.S. President Joe Biden signs a proclamation on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as (L-R) artist Tyree Brown, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), former Rep. Tony Coelho (D-CA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look on in the Rose Garden of
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Companies are monitoring the spread of the delta Covid variant as they adapt return-to-office plans and prioritize giving flexibility to employees, a board member at three Fortune 500 companies told CNBC on Friday. “I believe there’s going to continue to be hybrid offerings. … Flexibility is here to stay, especially if you want to be
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In this article PFE People receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside a Covid-19 mass vaccination center at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pfizer‘s and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the
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American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced they’ll be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett told
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Selective focus. Concept photo. Oleksandr Siedov | iStock Editorial | Getty Images LONDON — Downloads of the U.K.’s contact tracing app surged last week, according to new data, despite widespread concerns of people being told to self-isolate amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The NHS Covid-19 app was downloaded 161,000 times in the week
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In this article BIIB Aduhelm by Biogen Source: Biogen Biogen‘s Alzheimer’s drug, Adhulem, generated $2 million in revenue in the first few weeks of its approval, the company said Thursday in releasing its second-quarter earnings along with an open letter about the controversial drug. Biogen upped its revenue guidance for the year, saying it now
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