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April 13, 2021

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Covid cases are rising in more than half of U.S. states, despite ramp-up in vaccinations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical staff watch and advise walk-in patients who received their COVID-19 vaccination at a pop-up clinic at Western International High School on April 12, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images As U.S. Covid cases rise, the country......

Britain reports 2,472 new COVID cases, 23 further deaths

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LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – Britain reported 2,472 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, down from 3,568 a day earlier, government data showed, adding that a further 23 people had died within 28 days of a positive test of the novel coronavirus. Some 32.25 million people have received a first dose......

Live: FDA and CDC hold press briefing after pausing use of J&J Covid vaccine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are holding a......

These resources can help you teach your kids about money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Much has been said about the importance of teaching your children about money. Yet you may not know where to start or even feel like you know enough about finances yourself. “Many parents avoid......

India’s second wave of coronavirus poses credit-negative threat – Moody’s

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – A second wave of coronavirus infections in India and new restrictions imposed to contain the surge pose a credit-negative threat and risks weakening the country’s economic recovery, Moody’s Investors Service said. FILE PHOTO: People walk at a crowded market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),......

Medvedev tests COVID-19 positive, out of Monte Carlo Masters – ATP

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FILE PHOTO: Mar 28, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Daniil Medvedev of Russia hits a forehand against Alexei Popyrin of Australia (not pictured) in the third round in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – World number two Daniil Medvedev of Russia has......

India’s 161,736 new coronavirus infections are world’s highest

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FILE PHOTO: Devotees are seen on the banks of the Ganges river during Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Haridwar, India, April 12, 2021. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India reported 161,736 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, hitting the world’s......

World Bank, Gavi urge countries with excess COVID-19 vaccines to release them

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World Bank President David Malpass and José Manuel Barroso, chair of the Gavi vaccine alliance, on Monday discussed the importance of countries with excess COVID-19 vaccine supplies releasing them as soon as possible, the World Bank said. Malpass expressed his desire to work closely with Gavi on......

UK economy to return to pre-COVID-19 level around mid-2022: Reuters poll

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy will be back to its pre-COVID-19 level around the middle of next year, according to economists in a Reuters poll who said unemployment would peak at 6.2% as 2021 draws to a close and the pandemic job support scheme ends. FILE PHOTO: The City of......

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

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(Reuters) – India approved the use of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, while England started to reopen its economy after three months of lockdown and Johnson & Johnson began delivering its single-dose vaccine to EU countries. FILE PHOTO: Workers look at the shipment of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against......

CDC chief says Michigan should ‘shut things down,’ vaccinating alone won’t stop Covid surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer receives a dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine at Ford Field during an event to promote and encourage Michigan residents to get the vaccine on April 6, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images......

Business sentiment improves as firms look past pandemic, Bank of Canada says

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Business sentiment in Canada continues to improve and many firms consider the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic behind them, though the outlook remains challenging for high-contact services, a Bank of Canada survey showed on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building......

Florida reports single-digit COVID-19 deaths for first time in months

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi Florida has recorded a single-digit increase in COVID-19 related deaths for the first time since September according to state health officials. The Palm Beach Post reported on Monday that state health officials confirmed the deaths of seven Florida......

U.S. hits daily vaccination record over the weekend as case counts reach summer peaks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. reported 4.6 million vaccine doses administered on Saturday, a new single-day record, and another 3.6 million shots given on Sunday. That brings the daily average of doses administered over the past week to 3.1 million. At the same......

Regeneron to request FDA clearance to use Covid antibody drug as a preventative treatment

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here View of Corporate and Research and Development Headquarters of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Old Saw Mill River Road in Tarrytown, New York. Lev Radin | LightRocket | Getty Images Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said Monday it will ask the Food and Drug Administration......

English shops and pub gardens reopen in ‘major step’ to freedom

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LONDON (Reuters) – England’s shops, hairdressers, gyms and pub gardens will reopen on Monday in what Prime Minister Boris Johnson said was a “major step” towards freedom from the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of thousands of businesses have been closed since early January when England entered a third......

Covid variant from South Africa was able to ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine in Israeli study

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An Israeli health worker of the Maccabi Healthcare Services prepares to administer a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine on February 24, 2021 in Tel Aviv. Jack Guez | AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa......

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