COVID

Pharmacist who ‘intentionally’ destroyed 500 Covid vaccine doses gets…

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced the Wisconsin pharmacist, who destroyed 500 Covid-19 vaccine doses “during a national public health emergency” tothree years in...
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Pfizer completes earliest studies of its COVID vaccine younger…

Pfizer released new details Tuesday about the progress of its COVID-19 vaccination trials in children, showing that they have completed early testing and are...
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COVID prolonged foster care stays for thousands

SEATTLE (AP) — Leroy Pascubillo missed his daughter’s first step, her first word and countless other precious milestones. After being born addicted to heroin,...
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Kids 5 and up get shots in tests for…

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Seven-year-old Russell Bright squeezed his dad’s hand tightly as tests of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine started Monday in Louisiana for children...
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Taiwan mayor says too early to say if tech…

By Roger Tung TAIPEI (Reuters) -It is still too early to say whether the major chip companies that operate in Taiwan’s tech hub of...
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Malta sees no new COVID cases for first time…

VALLETTA (Reuters) – Malta registered no new COVID-19 cases for the first time in 11 months on Monday, but the Mediterranean island’s health minister...
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In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID…

By Edward McAllister DAKAR (Reuters) -Senegal could begin producing COVID-19 vaccines next year under an agreement with Belgian biotech group Univercells aimed at boosting...
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CDC says hospitalizations rising in teens with COVID

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated against COVID-19 after an alarming spike...
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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech COVID shot for 12- to 15-year-olds

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain’s medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech for use on 12- to...
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