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J&J CEO says single-shot Covid vaccine will keep people out of the hospital, prevent deaths

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky told CNBC on Monday that the company’s Covid-19 vaccine will be an important tool in the fight against the coronavirus because it prevents hospitalizations and keeps people from dying. The FDA on Saturday authorized......

As Brazil faces record Covid-19 deaths, a variant-fueled surge and lagging vaccinations, Bolsonaro disparages masks.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here RIO DE JANEIRO — The daily death toll of Covid-19 in Brazil hit a record high of 1,582 on Thursday, according to a news consortium’s survey of local health departments. The painful milestone came as President Jair Bolsonaro......

Italy reports 192 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, 17,455 new cases

Reuters
ROME, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Italy reported 192 coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday, down from 280 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections declined to 17,455 from Saturday’s 18,916. Some 257,024 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in the past day, compared with 323,047......

Brazil registers over 1,300 COVID-19 deaths for fifth straight day

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FILE PHOTO: Health workers transport a patient at Getulio Vargas hospital, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, January 14, 2021. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil registered 1,386 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and 61,602 additional cases, according to data released by the nation’s Health Ministry.......

Italy reports 280 coronavirus deaths on Saturday, 18,916 new cases

Reuters
Barriers to control the pedestrian traffic are seen as people walk at Piazza del Popolo, amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy, February 27, 2021. REUTERS/Remo Casilli ROME (Reuters) – Italy reported 280 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday against 253 the day before, the health ministry said, while the......

California becomes first state to surpass 50,000 COVID-19 deaths

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here California has become the first state to surpass 50,000 COVID-19 deaths. The state reached 50,972 coronavirus-related fatalities on Thursday. New York is close behind, with more than 47,000 deaths, followed by Texas, with more than 42,000 deaths, according to......

Covid-19 Live Updates: Deaths in California Surpass 50,000

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: A Covid-19 victim being placed in a hearse in El Cajon, Calif., in January.Credit…Mario Tama/Getty Images California surpassed 50,000 known coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the first state to reach that chilling milestone.......

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Surpasses 500,000 Deaths, a Staggering Loss

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: A memorial in Washington in January for the 400,000 lives lost to the coronavirus in the United States.  President Biden has said that the memorial will not be the country’s last.Credit…Todd Heisler/The......

Entering uncharted territory, the U.S. counts 500,000 Covid-related deaths.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The virus has reached every corner of America, devastating dense cities and rural counties alike through surges that barreled through one region and then another. In New York City, more than 28,000 people have died of the virus......

U.S. surpasses 500,000 Covid deaths after yearlong battle with pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The body of a patient who died is seen as healthcare workers treat people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., December 30, 2020. Callaghan O’Hare | Reuters At 5 a.m. on......

America reels from 500,000 COVID-19 deaths as nation reaches grim mark

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY One year ago, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials warned that the coronavirus outbreak was heading toward pandemic status. In the weeks that followed, we scrambled to shut down businesses and close schools, believing we could slow the......

Watch live: Biden marks lives lost to COVID-19 as the U.S. closes in on 500,000 deaths

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here With the U.S. expected to cross the threshold of 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, President Joe Biden is delivering brief remarks on “the lives lost to COVID-19” at 6 p.m. ET Monday at the White House. No other country has......

U.S. Nears 500K Coronavirus Deaths, Merrick Garland Hearing, Texas Electric Bills : Up First

NPR
NPR The U.S. is nearing 500,000 deaths from COVID-19, almost a year since the country’s first death from the disease. Also, Judge Merrick Garland finally gets a confirmation hearing, but this time it is to take the role of President Biden’s attorney general. And, Texans who were fortunate enough to......

Biden to hold moment of silence for 500K COVID-19 deaths

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi President BidenJoe BidenClose to 70 dead in states with severe winter weather: report Two more deaths confirmed in Louisiana related to severe winter weather Lawyer who filed suit to reverse 2020 election results referred by judge for......

New York governor faces federal probe over nursing home deaths

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Federal prosecutors in New York have launched a preliminary investigation into the Cuomo administration’s handling of nursing homes during the pandemic. The state’s attorney general has alleged the administration greatly undercounted deaths. Mola Lenghi has the latest. Source link......

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