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Southern states have a ‘real vulnerability’ to Delta Covid variant this summer, warns Dr. Peter Hotez

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Peter Hotez warned that Southern U.S. states could feel the impact of the highly transmissible Delta Covid variant as early as this summer, due in part to low vaccination rates.  “I’m really holding my breath about the South and......

Moderna says it hasn’t found a link between its Covid vaccine and heart inflammation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Moderna has not......

The FDA reportedly forces J&J to scrap about 60 million doses of its Covid vaccine

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A detail of Janssen Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine that is not currently being given out because it has been put on hold. Allen J. Schaben | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Federal regulators are forcing Johnson & Johnson......

Dr. Gottlieb: Rare heart inflammation cases shouldn’t stop young people from getting Covid shots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rare instances of heart inflammation in young people after receiving their second Covid vaccine dose require further inquiry, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. However, the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner said the cases have mostly been mild and......

The U.S. will be a ‘formidable competitor’ to China in Covid vaccine diplomacy, professor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport on April 24, 2021, in the Syrian capital. Loua Beshara | AFP | Getty Images U.S.-China competition may be heating up on another front:......

U.S. is in discussions with Moderna on buying Covid vaccine doses for other nations

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker from Parrish Medical Center holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a drive through vaccination clinic for employees of Port Canaveral, workers at local hotels and restaurants, and residents of the Port Canaveral community. Paul......

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says ‘more dangerous’ Covid variant unlikely a major risk to U.S. until fall

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Wednesday he believes enough Americans are fully vaccinated to delay the risk presented by the Delta Covid variant. “The question is: Are there enough unvaccinated people that this could get into the population and......

As Clover Health joins the ‘meme stock’ trend, here’s what investors need to watch out for

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here d3sign | Moment | Getty Images Individual investors glued to social media helped push the shares of one new company name — Clover Health — up more than 100% on Tuesday. Yet when it comes to the broader markets, the......

Fauci says U.S. must vaccinate more people before Delta becomes dominant Covid variant in America

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan......

Low-tax stocks slide after report says Biden is pushing for a 15% minimum corporate rate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon vans line up at a distribution center to pick up packages for delivery on Amazon Prime Day in Orlando, Florida. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images Amazon, Qualcomm and Micron were among stocks that fell Thursday after a......

Big Pharma lobbyists launch campaign against Biden over Covid vaccine patent waiver

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden speaks about the 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine shot administered in the US during an event commemorating the milestone in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb |......

U.S. begins study testing mix-and-match Covid vaccine booster shots

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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......

Zero Covid? Taiwan outbreak shows that’s not a long-term solution, says professor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The latest Covid-19 outbreak in Taiwan is a lesson that a containment strategy aiming for zero local transmission may not be sustainable in the long term, a public health professor said Tuesday. Before the recent explosion in cases, Taiwan had......

Malaysia now has more Covid cases per million people than India

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — Malaysia’s daily Covid-19 cases are climbing rapidly and have surpassed India’s on one critical measure, according to statistics site Our World in Data. India has been experiencing a devastating second wave since April and has the world’s second......

Moderna says its Covid vaccine is 100% effective in teens, plans to seek FDA OK in early June

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A young man receives his Covid-19 vaccination at a vaccination clinic. People receive the Moderna vaccine in Milford, Pennsylvania. Preston Ehrler | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna said Tuesday its Covid-19 vaccine was 100% effective in a study of adolescents......

India isn’t the only one. Covid cases are rising at record levels in these places too

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A patient receives oxygen while she waits outside a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 13, 2021. Government hospitals in the country lack beds for Covid-19 patients. Sunil Pradhan | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images India is currently at the......

Two doses of Covid vaccines provide effective protection against variant found in India: Study

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters A new study has found that two doses......

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says vaccinations are not the only factor driving U.S. Covid cases down

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More Americans are vaccinated against Covid everyday, but that’s not the only reason coronavirus cases in the U.S. keep falling, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. In an interview on “Closing Bell,” the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner said additional......

Top FDA official says fully vaccinated people could need Covid booster shots within a year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration answers a question during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the on-going federal response to COVID-19, at......

CDC says 600,000 kids aged 12 to 15 have received Covid shots in last week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A 12-year old girl receives the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine in New York City on May 14th, 2021. Adam Jeffery | CNBC More than half a million 12- to 15-year olds have received a Covid-19 vaccine so far — less than a......

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