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Harvard professors warn that war-torn countries will miss global vaccine goals in 2022

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Taliban members gather and make speeches in front of Herat governorate after the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Herat, Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. Mir Ahmad Firooz Mashoof | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images War-torn countries will......

Moderna says its Covid vaccine generates strong immune response in 6- to 11-year-olds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With her husband Stephen by her side Erin Shih hugs her children Avery 6, and Aidan, 11, after they got their second Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on Friday, June 25, 2021. Sarah Reingewirtz |......

This ‘gentle parenting’ guru gives her tips for raising confident kids

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Having a relationship with your child based on empathy and mutual respect, also known as “gentle parenting,” can make them more confident, according to one popular childcare author.   Sarah Ockwell-Smith, who wrote “The Gentle Parenting Book,” told CNBC via telephone......

Covid vaccine boosters are now available. Here’s who’s eligible for Pfizer, Moderna and J&J’s shots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A patient receives their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine booster during a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., September 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Nearly 100 million people nationwide are immediately eligible to receive Covid booster shots after the......

Without firm school mask mandate deadlines, ‘we can sleepwalk into indefinite masking,’ says Harvard professor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Harvard University associate professor Dr. Joseph Allen argued in favor of pulling back on masking children in schools, especially as U.S. drug regulators are set to authorize the Covid-19 vaccine to kids ages 5 to 11. “We have to be......

Third juror dismissed in trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes after judge finds ‘good cause’ for leave

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A third juror was dismissed in Elizabeth Holmes’......

U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Pool | Reuters U.S. health......

U.S. surgeon general says ‘quite reasonable’ for Pfizer, Moderna recipients to get same booster

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNBC on Friday that Americans should consider their primary vaccine series when deciding on a booster, noting that all three available are safe and effective. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late......

‘The UK really is in trouble’: Doctors warn of a dire Covid crisis as officials reject restrictions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Firefighter Matt Smither is seen working alongside critical care nurses in the Intensive Care Unit at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, southern England. ADRIAN DENNIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — An increasing number of doctors in the U.K.......

Scientists turn durian waste into bandages — and the internet has questions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A durian’s soft, yellow flesh inside its thorny green husk seen at a shop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Mohd Rasfan | AFP | Getty Images Some love it, while others loathe it. Durians are banned on all public transportation in......

CDC panel unanimously endorses Moderna and J&J Covid vaccine boosters, sends recommendation to director for final approval

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An influential Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee Thursday unanimously endorsed boosters of Moderna‘s and Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccines, sending the recommendation to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky for final approval. The agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization......

American, Southwest CEOs say they don’t plan to fire employees over federal vaccine mandate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly (R) speaks alongside American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker (L) following a meeting with other airline executives at the White House about extending economic assistance to the airlines, in Washington, DC, September......

The delta variant has a mutation that’s worrying experts: Here’s what we know so far

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A laboratory technician uses a pipette device to process samples to test for the novel coronavirus Covid-19, at Biogroup Laboratory’s lab in west London on January 21, 2021. JUSTIN TALLIS | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — A newly-discovered mutation......

CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Moderna, J&J boosters

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare clinician prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a commuter during the opening of MTA’s public vaccination program at the 179th Street subway station in the Queens borough of New......

California will require Covid vaccination for K-12 students attending school in person after full FDA approval

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here California will require students attending school in person to get vaccinated for Covid-19 after the Food and Drug Administration grants full approval for their age group, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday. Newsom’s latest order, the first of its kind nationwide,......

Fauci says FDA will review Merck’s new Covid treatment ‘as quickly as they possibly can’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing to examine an update from Federal officials on efforts to combat......

Elizabeth Holmes knew machines weren’t working, former Theranos lab director testifies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Davie Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A former lab director at Theranos acknowledged......

CEOs are at their wits’ end — they don’t know how to get their employees back in

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CEOs are at their wits’ end to figure out how to get their employees back into the office as high levels of Covid infections persist 18 months into the pandemic. That’s the sentiment shared by CNBC’s David Faber and Jim......

JetBlue, Alaska Airlines tell employees they must get Covid vaccinations under federal rules

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Boeing 737-990 (ER) operated by Alaska Airlines takes off from JFK Airport on August 24, 2019 in Queens, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways told their employees that the carriers’ work as government......

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid, days before new term begins

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. Erin Schaff | Pool | Reuters Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for the coronavirus, the court......

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