COVID 19

Could the U.S. Have Saved More Lives? 5 Alternate Scenarios for the Vaccine Rollout

13 minutes ago   |   NY Times

About 100,000 people have died of Covid in the United States since February, after vaccine distribution was well underway.
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Walmart Invests In DroneUp, A Last Mile Delivery Solution

15 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Walmart last year partnered with DroneUp to launch trial deliveries of at-home COVID-19 self-collection kits.
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Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

Florida governor pardons citizens facing fines for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

21 minutes ago   |   RT

Gov. Ron DeSantis has pardoned citizens in his state still facing fines and other penalties from violating Covid-19 orders issued by local governments. In a Wednesday press...
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US will spend $3B to develop antiviral pills for COVID-19

US will spend $3B to develop antiviral pills for COVID-19

23 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

COVID-19 pills could be on the market by the end of the year pending clinical trials.
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U.S. officials continue push for Covid vaccinations as more transmissible delta variant gains ground

25 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The push for vaccination continues as variants spread across the world and in the U.S.
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Illinois COVID Update: IL reports 248 cases, 16 deaths

27 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Illinois public health officials reported 248 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 16 related deaths Thursday.
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Did COVID-19 Leak From A Lab? A Reporter Investigates - And Finds Roadblocks

31 minutes ago   |   NPR

President Biden has asked the intelligence community to investigate whether or not the virus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China. Vanity Fair reporter Katherine Eban shares her...
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Senator Bill Cassidy On Strong Republican Support For Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

47 minutes ago   |   FOX News

Senator Bill Cassidy spoke with Brian Kilmeade about the bipartisan group of senators working on infrastructure legislation which includes money for roads, bridges and highways...
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China's Sinovac Vaccine Under Scrutiny As Covid Soars In Highly Vaccinated Countries

48 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The vaccine, which already had a low efficacy rate of 51%, may be of limited use against newer variants of the coronavirus.
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Vikings Will Bring Back Fans For 2021 Training Camp; Some Practices Will Cost

49 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they will welcome fans back to training camp this summer. The team's 2020 camp was closed to the public due to...
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Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

Mayor Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis in Chicago

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city and community leaders declare racism a public health crisis in Chicago. Lightfoot, joined by Dr. Allison Arwady Thursday morning... Read more ...

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

Play halted for Eriksen tribute during Denmark-Belgium game

COPENHAGEN - Denmark and Belgium players halted their European Championship match Thursday for a stadium-wide minute's applause for Christian Eriksen. Read more ...

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies At Age 97

Zambia's first president and champion of African independence Kenneth Kaunda has died at the age of 97, the country's president Edgar Lungu announced on Facebook Thursday evening. Read more ...

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

14 House Republicans Voted Against Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

Many Republican lawmakers cited concerns over the actual name of the holiday and whether it conflates with the July 4th federal holiday. Read more ...

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

The US House voted to repeal the 2002 Iraq War authorization

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force in Iraq. The resolution passed 268-161. The... Read more ...

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

Federal workers get surprise Friday off for new Juneteenth holiday

The White House announced Thursday that most federal workers will have Friday off due to the new Juneteenth federal holiday, which President Biden will sign into law Thursday... Read more ...

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police arrest 5 staffers in pro-democracy newspaper raid

Hong Kong police used a controversial new law to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper, accusing them of “collusion with a foreign country" to... Read more ...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls...

'Little slice of hell': Home with profane graffiti covering carpets, walls listed for $590,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado real estate is on fire, but even so, will there be any takers for a vandalized $590,000 property described as a "little slice of... Read more ...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is...

Italian hothead Gattuso quits after just 23 days at Fiorentina - and is ALREADY linked to Spurs job after Fonseca deal collapses

The internet has reacted after it was announced that the typically hot-headed ex-AC Milan legend Gennaro Gattuso has left his post as Fiorentina manager just 23 days into the... Read more ...

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

2021 US Open tennis tournament will return to full fan capacity

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