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Tag Archives: COVID-19

1 in every 500 U.S. residents has died of COVID-19

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This week, the United States reached its latest grim milestone amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as more than 1 in every 500 Americans has died since the country’s first infection. Data managed by Johns Hopkins University as of Thursday afternoon indicates nearly 667,000 people have died from COVID-19. The U.S. …

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President Biden Announces New COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new mandates to compel public and private employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, affecting as many as 100 million Americans. Biden made his message clear from the White House: The minority of Americans who won’t get the shot is keeping the country from …

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FDA Grants Full Approval To Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

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On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, a long-awaited development that public health officials hope will persuade some people who remain hesitant about the vaccine to get the shot. “The FDA’s approval of this vaccine is …

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Three U.S. Senators Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Three Senators said Thursday they have tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated. Republican Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi, Independent Senator Angus King of Maine, and Democratic Senator John Hickenlooper of Colorado all tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday after experiencing what their offices described as mild symptoms. Wicker, the top …

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