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By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The British government declared Sunday that every adult in the country should get a first coronavirus vaccine shot by July 31, at least a month earlier than its previous target, as it prepared to set out a “cautious” plan to…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Biden’s nominee for transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg easily won Senate confirmation, the White House plans to ship a million doses of coronavirus vaccines nationwide, Russia's opposition leader is sentenced to prison, two FBI agents…
As nations grapple with economic recovery, which is closely linked with getting people vaccinated and arresting the coronavirus spread, it has become clear that the pandemic exacerbated the impact of the global economic fractures that predate the COVID-19 outbreak. Dambisa…
By Victoria Milko, Associated Press
In October, Indonesian diplomats and Muslim clerics stepped off a plane in China. While the diplomats were there to finalize deals to ensure millions of doses reached Indonesian citizens, the clerics had a much different concern: Whether the COVID-19 vaccine…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. has approved a second COVID-19 vaccine, made by Moderna, to begin rollout on Sunday. With America regularly recording more than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths per day, the much-needed additional doses will provide a boost to efforts to vaccinate healthcare…
By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday, boosting efforts to beat back an outbreak so dire that the nation is regularly recording more than 3,000 deaths a day.
While much attention has been given to approving a COVID-19 vaccine, there's been little paid to the facilities where many vaccines are manufactured. A recent investigation in Vanity Fair features a former FDA inspector turned whistleblower who says that the…
By John Yang
The 50-50 chance of getting either the real thing or a placebo was one of the reasons I applied -- I wanted the real deal.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
Pfizer said Friday it is asking U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting the clock on a process that could bring limited first shots as early as next month and eventually an end to the pandemic…
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis Friday cut short the week’s political arguing and even quieted his Twitter account for a time. But the wild presidential debate produced plenty of distortions in the campaign for the election a month away. Here’s…
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