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In this article BNTX Visitors at the Christmas market in Dortmund, western Germany on November 22, 2021. Some of Germany’s federal states have cancelled their Christmas markets due to the Covid crisis. INA FASSBENDER | AFP | Getty Images Germany’s health minister has issued a stark warning to the country’s public, telling citizens that vaccination
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Anyone who received a Covid vaccine in the earliest stages of the rollout should register for their booster shots because “there’s probably more infection happening among the vaccinated population” than the U.S. is currently monitoring, Pfizer board member Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday. The effectiveness of Covid vaccines is proven to
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Passengers being greeted from as they arrive into the terminal at Sydney Airport on November 21, 2021 in Sydney, Australia. James D. Morgan | Getty Images Australia is set to allow eligible visa holders who are fully vaccinated to enter from Dec. 1 without needing to apply for a travel exemption, Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on Sept. 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters The CDC’s independent panel of vaccine scientists unanimously endorsed Pfizer and Moderna’s boosters for all adults, one of the final regulatory steps before the U.S. can officially start distributing the doses.
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In this article AMZN MSFT PLTR Women are significantly underrepresented in STEM professions and for the few who are pursuing science, technology, engineering or math careers – there are a lot of financial challenges. That’s why a lot of companies and organizations are offering scholarships and other financial assistance to help bridge this gender gap
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A resident sorts her free groceries as others wait in line at the food pantry of the Fourth Presbyterian Church amid the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 27, 2021. Brian Snyder | Reuters Doctors are urging caution to prevent Covid-19 outbreaks as cases rise nationwide following a nearly three-week plateau
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French Junior Industry Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher in Paris on October 18, 2021. ERIC PIERMONT | AFP | Getty Images French Industry Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher said Friday that the government was “very cautiously” monitoring Europe’s latest wave of Covid-19 infections, urging citizens to get vaccinated to ensure stricter measures won’t be necessary. It comes at a
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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, November 3, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The Biden administration has suspended enforcement of its vaccination and testing requirements for private businesses after a federal
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Paxlovid, a Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill, is seen manufactured in Ascoli, Italy, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on November 16, 2021. Pfizer | Handout | via Reuters President Joe Biden on Thursday said the U.S. has bought 10 million courses of Pfizer‘s Covid treatment pill, an oral antiviral medication that was
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A child reacts while receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Smoketown Family Wellness Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., November 8, 2021. Jon Cherry | Reuters More than 2 million children have already received their first dose of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, just two weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and
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Travelers pass through O’Hare International Airport ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Chicago, Illinois, November 25, 2020. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters Fewer Americans this year plan on taking precautions against Covid-19 when hosting or attending holiday gatherings compared with last year, signaling some return to normalcy now that 59%
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Police officers monitor compliance with the lockdown in Innsbruck during the first day of a nationwide lockdown for people not yet vaccinated against the Covid-19. Jan Hetfleisch | Getty Images Austria has imposed fresh lockdown measures on around 2 million unvaccinated people, with individuals facing fines if they fail to comply with the rules. Those
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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the authorization of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11, during a speech in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, November 3, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday recommended that
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White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci is calling on eligible Americans to get their Covid-19 booster shots as the holiday season approaches and cases rise nationwide, driven by upticks in the Midwest and Northeast. Fauci blamed the increasing cases on the roughly 60 million eligible individuals across the country who remain unimmunized against
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People walking past a wall mural depicting medical staff hitting the coronavirus with vaccine needle at Santacruz on March 29, 2021 in Mumbai, India. Pratik Chorge | Hindustan Times | Getty Images Covid-19 still spreading globally and a “vaccine-only” strategy won’t bring the pandemic to an end, former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said
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Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Covid-19 mandates outside the General Motors (GM) Tech Center in Warren, Michigan, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Mathew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images A federal appeals court has called President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses “fatally flawed” and “staggeringly overbroad,” arguing that
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Having to pursue college during a pandemic has left 95% of college students with negative mental health symptoms, according to a survey from BestColleges.com, impacting their academic performance and early career success. Since 2014, anxiety and depression have been college students’ leading mental health issues, according to research conducted by Boston University. What many students
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