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Market bull who predicted herd immunity by Independence Day: ‘Maybe we weren’t optimistic enough’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here He’s the market bull who predicted the U.S. would be free of the coronavirus by Independence Day. And now, Phil Orlando’s forecast may be closer to becoming a reality. As the U.S. goes to three available vaccines from two, President......

Covid vaccine rollout gives CVS, Walgreens a chance to bring health care to communities of color

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Virginia Banks, an infectious disease specialist, is part of a group of Black physicians and scientists who are focused on ways to solve health-care disparities. Dr. Virginia Banks Dr. Virginia Banks says if the U.S. really wants to bring......

How CVS and other retailers will dole out any surplus Covid vaccine doses

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker wearing a protective mask fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a large scale vaccination site in Sacramento, California, Feb. 4, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images As Covid-19......

Walgreens executive says widespread Covid vaccines will be available in the spring

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Walgreens pharmacist Jessica Sahni prepares a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at The New Jewish Home long-term care facility on Manhattans Upper West Side in New York on December 21, 2020. Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images Covid vaccines are......

About 60% of nursing home staff declined Covid vaccines, Walgreens exec says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many Americans have logged on to websites before sunrise, waited in long lines and driven hours to get Covid vaccines. Yet in nursing homes, many people have reacted the opposite way to vaccination opportunities: About 60% of employees at long-term......

Covid vaccine ‘deserts’ and tech woes: Publix’s Florida rollout highlights risks as retailers play a larger role

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Publix supermarket and Pharmacy in Fort Myers, Fla. Jeff Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images In Florida, hundreds of neighborhood grocery stores have become cornerstones of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program. Publix was tapped by the governor’s......

As new Covid vaccines near U.S. debut, here’s what you need to know about the shots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Help is on the way. This week, two companies released more news on their Covid-19 vaccines as they prepare to seek regulatory clearance, flashing signs of hope that the U.S. could soon have......

J&J says its Covid vaccine is 66% effective, but the single shot may fall short against variants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Johnson & Johnson said Friday that its one-dose coronavirus vaccine was 66% effective overall in protecting against Covid-19. The vaccine, however, appeared to be less potent against other variants. The......

Vaccines, tests and tracing: Singapore’s game plan as it prepares to host the World Economic Forum

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — The World Economic Forum’s special annual meeting will only go ahead in May if it can be held in a safe way, Singapore’s minister for trade and industry said on Friday. Vaccines, testing and contact tracing will come......

Americans won’t be rushing to retail stores to shop after getting Covid vaccine, survey finds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pedestrians wearing protective masks carry shopping bags in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images As millions of Americans wait their turn to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, many say they won’t......

Restaurants push for more access to Covid vaccine, but unlikely to force workers to receive it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the Covid vaccine rollout gains steam nationwide, restaurants are weighing options to encourage workers to get the vaccine. Foodservice workers are recommended in phase 1(c) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s lists of who should be vaccinated......

The UAE is on track to have half its population vaccinated by the end of March

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates is on its way to having half of its population vaccinated against the coronavirus before a deadline it set for itself at the end of March, according to the country’s health......

Pfizer to temporarily reduce Covid vaccine deliveries to Europe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Close up image of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination vial. Hugh Hastings | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Pfizer will temporarily reduce the number of doses of its coronavirus vaccine being delivered to Europe, according to the Norwegian......

Israel is launching Covid immunity passports. Here’s what they allow you to do

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine at Clalit Health Services, in the ultra-Orthodox Israeli city of Bnei Brak, on January 6, 2021. JACK GUEZ | AFP | Getty Images Israel has been lauded for deploying what is currently the......

‘No vaccine, no service:’ How vaccinations may affect travel plans in the future

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here While interest in getting vaccinated for Covid-19 might vary, the desire to travel largely does not. A study released by Hilton last October indicated that 95% of Americans miss traveling. But those who either can’t or won’t take a Covid......

U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Immunizations are set to start next week, with the elderly and health care workers among the first to receive it. Charlie D’Agata reports. Source link To......

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