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The European Union could open a "Pandora's Box" if it decides to restrict exports of coronavirus vaccines, a political analyst told CNBC last week.Vaccinations in the 27-person block were hampered by production problems. Anglo-Swedish company AstraZeneca lowered its target for the first quarter from 90 million cans to 30 million cans earlier this year.The shot, developed in collaboration...
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To them, the half-hour Tyler Perry video that played repeatedly on a giant screen in the multipurpose room seemed to have no response.Ms. Sandri, who is of Chinese descent, began to understand. "I'm Asian, but I'm not Japanese, Thai or Indian and they are very different people," she said. "Unless we understand the cultural sensitivities beyond the...
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases, testifies on the federal response to the coronavirus on Capitol Hill during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC.Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty ImagesThe recent spike in new Covid-19 infections cannot be...
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PANOLA, Ala. - Der Eselsohr-Anhänger, der als einziger Supermarkt innerhalb von 32 Kilometern Entfernung von diesem ländlichen Weiler mit 144 Einwohnern dient, ist mehr als ein Ort, um sich mit dem Nötigsten des Lebens zu versorgen. Heutzutage ist das Geschäft - genauer gesagt seine Besitzerin Dorothy Oliver - zu einem inoffiziellen Logistikzentrum für afroamerikanische Einwohner geworden, die nach...
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Small bottles labeled "Vaccine" stickers are placed near a medical syringe in front of the words "Coronavirus COVID-19" displayed in this April 10, 2020 illustration.Given Ruvic | ReutersThe World Health Organization warned of counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines being sold on the internet during a press conference on Friday."We urge all people not to buy vaccines outside of government vaccination...
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Liesbeth Stoeffler's doctors had to make a courageous decision in 2009. Ms. Stoeffler was on a ventilator and deeply sedated after cystic fibrosis destroyed the lungs that had once given her the ability to run and hike.She needed a double lung transplant, but doctors feared that prolonged ventilatory time could make her too weak or malnourished to be...
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The intensive care unit and the pulmonologist Dr. Vin Gupta have beaten up Republican governors of Arizona, Florida, and Texas for reopening prematurely, particularly as new variants are taking hold across the country. "What the governors of Arizona, Florida, and Texas are doing is not good public policy," Gupta said. "From a scientific point of view,...
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Lots of new ads showing sloppy kisses. Air traffic is ticking again. And the upcoming vaccination may seem like a ticket to normalcy for 20-year-olds in the US, many of whom are desperate to get back to their social lives in 2019. Tight parties. Strobe-lit dance floors. The ability to text a friend spontaneously:...
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