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pausing-use-of-jj-covid-vaccine-will-not-affect-timeline-of-getting-u-s-vaccinated-says-doctor
America's temporary hiatus from using Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine Covid-19 will not affect President Joe Biden's goal of bringing the nation to a semblance of normalcy by Independence Day, said the dean of Brown University's School of Public Health on Tuesday."I think this is going to be a blip on the calendar when it comes to getting Americans...
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More than a dozen states took steps Tuesday to end vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine shortly after the Food and Drug Administration recommended discontinuing use after some women reportedly developed a rare bleeding disorder .States, like the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stressed that they are proceeding with great caution as more than...
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Like many women during the pandemic, Alisa Stephens found working from home to be a series of tired challenges.Dr. Stephens is a biostatistician at the University of Pennsylvania, and the technical and detail-oriented nature of her work requires long, uninterrupted deliberation. Finding the time and mental space to do this work at home with two young children...
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Paramedics from Bochnia Hospital wear protective equipment when transporting a patient suffering from COVID-19 to a local hospital in Bochnia, Poland on March 17, 2021.Omar Marques | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is now "growing exponentially." More than 4.4 million new Covid-19 cases were reported in the...
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imf-raises-middle-east-growth-forecast-recovery-will-be-divergent
The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth forecast for the Middle East and North Africa region upwards as the countries recover from the coronavirus crisis that began in 2020.Real GDP in the MENA region is now projected to grow 4% in 2021, compared to the fund's October forecast of 3.2%.However, the outlook will vary significantly from country to...
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On February 22nd, Mom wrote that she and Dad had booked an appointment on March 11th to take their first recordings, followed by the second dose in April. A day later, she reported that Dad hadn't pressed the button to confirm the appointment in the online booking system and had lost the slots.The next week they texted again:...
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