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‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ in India puts global Covid fight at risk, doctor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Covid outbreak in India is putting the rest of the world at risk and is leaving a “humanitarian catastrophe” in its wake, the dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health warned Monday. “India is a big country, and......

Florida Gov. DeSantis suspends all remaining Covid restrictions: ‘We are no longer in a state of emergency’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks holding his facemask during a press conference to address the rise of coronavirus cases in the state, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, on July 13, 2020. Chandan Khanna | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON —......

Fauci urges Americans against skipping second Covid vaccine dose, says it provides dramatic benefits

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chauphuong Ly Dinh, 50, is given a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination, in Los Angeles, California, April 12, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday urged Americans to make sure they receive their......

BioNTech expects Covid vaccine data on kids ages 5 to 11 as early as end of summer

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thomas Gregory, 16, is inoculated by nurse Cindy Lamica with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the UMass Memorial Health Care COVID-19 Vaccination Center in the Mercantile Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on April 22, 2021. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty......

BioNTech CEO confident Covid vaccine works against ‘double mutant’ strain identified in India

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin told CNBC on Thursday he is “confident” the company’s Covid-19 vaccine with U.S. partner Pfizer is effective against a coronavirus variant first identified in India. The strain, known as B.1.617, contains two key mutations that have......

Most U.S. companies will require proof of Covid vaccination from employees, survey finds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker fills out a Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card in the Bronx borough of New York. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images More than 60% of companies in the U.S. will require proof of vaccination from their employees,......

Moderna Covid vaccine can remain stable at refrigerated temperatures for 3 months, company says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Boxes containing vials of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine are stored at the Kedren Community Health Center on January 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine can remain stable at temperatures......

‘Long Covid’ isn’t well understood but these are possible symptoms, top CDC doctor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here VioletaStoimenova | E+ | Getty Images Americans shouldn’t hesitate to seek medical care if they believe they are suffering from lingering and debilitating symptoms due to Covid-19, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official advised Wednesday. So-called long Covid......

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 94% effective at preventing hospitalizations in elderly, CDC study shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 (left) and Moderna COVID-19 (right) vaccines. Matic Zorman | Getty Images The Pfizer–BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines were 94% effective at preventing hospitalizations among fully vaccinated adults aged 65 and older, according to a real world study published......

Former HHS official applauds ‘data-driven’ easing of CDC mask guidance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former Health and Human Services official Dr. Mario Ramirez cheered President Joe Biden‘s support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s masking updates on Tuesday. “I think the president made the right point today, which is that guidance today......

CDC says fully vaccinated people can exercise, hold small gatherings outdoors without masks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its public health guidance Tuesday, saying fully vaccinated people can exercise and attend small gatherings outdoors without wearing a face mask. People two weeks removed from their last vaccine shot can exercise......

Pfizer’s new at-home pill to treat Covid could be available by end of the year, CEO hopes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer‘s experimental oral drug to treat Covid-19 at the first sign of illness could be available by the end of the year, CEO Albert Bourla told CNBC on Tuesday. The company, which developed the first authorized Covid-19 vaccine in the......

Fauci says U.S. should see a turning point in the pandemic ‘within a few weeks’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks with Vice President Mike Pence as they participate in a news briefing with member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force in the James S. Brady Press......

Biden administration set to relax outdoor mask guidance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wear face masks in Central Park on April 10, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is slated to relax federal public health guidance on wearing masks outdoors as soon as this......

We can vaccinate our way out of this epidemic if all adults and adolescents get shots, says doctor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Summertime in the United States could return to a pre-Covid-19 normal if 75% to 80% of the U.S. population is vaccinated, Dr. Peter Hotez said Friday. “We can vaccinate our way out of this epidemic if all the adults and......

U.S. lifts pause on use of Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine, clearing way for states to use doses

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. health regulators on Friday lifted a recommended pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine, giving state and local officials backing to distribute the doses, which are seen as critical in getting lifesaving shots to hard-to-reach communities.......

CDC recommends pregnant women get Covid vaccine after study shows it’s safe for mother and baby

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine to a pregnant woman at Clalit Health Services, in Israel’s Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on January 23, 2021. Jack Guez | AFP | Getty Images The......

CDC panel recommends U.S. resume use of J&J Covid vaccine, saying benefits outweigh risks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel on Friday recommended the U.S. resume using the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, saying the benefits outweighed the risk. Members of the panel didn’t recommend U.S. regulators restrict the use of......

Fauci says people who get Covid between vaccine shots can get second dose soon after recovery

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images People who get infected......

White House to use celebrities, athletes in ad campaign to combat Covid vaccine hesitancy

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this screengrab, Eva Longoria speaks at the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards on March 07, 2021. Getty Images The Biden administration on Thursday is launching a massive campaign to persuade more Americans to take the Covid-19 vaccines, administration officials......

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