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Steve January 9, 2021

Twitter has hidden a post on the account of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on a coronavirus vaccine conspiracy theory By The Associated Press January 9, 2021, 11:02 AM • 11 min read TEHRAN — Twitter has hidden a post on the account of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on a coronavirus vaccine […]

Steve January 9, 2021

By Philippa RoxbyHealth reporter Published duration14 hours ago image copyrightGetty Images Since the end of the second lockdown in England, the numbers of people being admitted to hospital with Covid have been rising quickly on a daily basis. Some healthcare staff say they are seeing younger patients, so what does the data show? Are different […]

Steve January 9, 2021

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock turned up at a doctor’s office in London this week to highlight the start of coronavirus vaccinations by local general practitioners By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press January 9, 2021, 8:45 AM • 6 min read LONDON — British Health Secretary Matt Hancock turned up at a doctor’s office in London […]

Steve January 8, 2021

Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a COVID-19 outbreak in which more than 300 people have tested positive in the past week ByThe Associated Press January 9, 2021, 11:51 AM • 5 min read BEIJING — Chinese authorities […]

Steve January 8, 2021

Chinese authorities are asking residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a coronavirus outbreak in which more than 300 people have tested positive the past week By The Associated Pressand January 9, 2021, 4:26 AM • 12 min read BEIJING — Chinese authorities […]

Steve January 8, 2021

Across the world, health care workers and high-risk groups are beginning to receive COVID-19 vaccines, offering hope for a return to normalcy amidst the pandemic. However, the vaccines authorized for emergency use in the U.S. require two doses to be effective, which can create problems with logistics and compliance. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central […]

Steve January 8, 2021

San Diego County is opening what it calls a “vaccination super station” that aims to inoculate up to 5,000 health care workers daily with a coronavirus vaccine By The Associated Pressand January 9, 2021, 12:57 AM • 12 min read SAN DIEGO — San Diego County is opening what it calls a “vaccination super station” […]

Steve January 8, 2021

Gov. Bill Lee says Tennessee has become the first state in the nation to be approved to receive funding in a lump sum for its Medicaid program through a block grant program By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press January 8, 2021, 10:24 PM • 3 min read NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has become the first state […]

Steve January 8, 2021

The medical examiner’s office in Miami is looking into the death of a doctor who died two weeks after getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press January 8, 2021, 8:23 PM • 2 min read ORLANDO, Fla. — The medical examiner’s office in Miami is looking into the death of a doctor who […]

Steve January 8, 2021

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is criticizing the state government for keeping the city from immediately vaccinating people older than 75 against the coronavirus By The Associated Press January 8, 2021, 8:18 PM • 12 min read NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is criticizing the state government for […]