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    (CNN)Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing bipartisan criticism and a call for a federal investigation after the state set up invitation-only Covid-19 vaccination clinics in at least two upscale communities.One prominent developer in two communities donated to DeSantis' campaign -- in amounts of $25,000 and $50,000 between 2018 and 2019 for a total of $125,000,...
    Former President Donald Trump and former First Lady Melania Trump were vaccinated before they departed the White House in January en route back civilian life. The Trumps, who both battled coronavirus last fall, chose not to be publicly vaccinated like the host of world leaders who sought to ensure their nations’ citizens of the safety...
    The Guardian New Orleans Catholics told to avoid Johnson & Johnson vaccine on religious grounds Archdiocese statement says use of abortion-derived cells in development means believers should prefer Pfizer and Moderna Melissa Owens, operations plant manager for the McKesson Corporation, signs the first shipping box of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Shepherdsville, Kentucky,...
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel’s spring of hope is unfolding alongside the Palestinians’ winter of despair. More than half of Israel’s population of 9.3 million have been vaccinated and the lines for shots have dwindled. There’s enough of a surplus that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to send thousands of doses to friendly countries....
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana public health officials announced 582 new COVID-19 cases and 31 additional deaths on Tuesday.Overall, 12,192 Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 and 662,750 have contracted it since the start of the pandemic.Health officials say the latest recorded seven-day positive COVID-19 test rate in the state is 3.6%. Health officials say there have...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas got a first-hand look Wednesday at the new FEMA coronavirus vaccination site at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. This new collaboration with FEMA is aimed at vaccinating as many people as possible during this pilot program. The site will be open 12 hours a day and...
    DENVER (CBS4)– In the weeks ahead, Colorado is going to be in a different place on COVID vaccines. This month, the state is expecting 850,000 Pfizer and Moderna doses and 400,000 Johnson & Johnson doses adding the new vaccine to an arms race with the coronavirus. (credit: CBS) The addition of the Johnson & Johnson...
    More On: lyme disease Lyme disease cases in US could be 10 times higher than currently reported: CDC Mom with coronavirus saved by medical-student son’s quick thinking House orders Pentagon to reveal if it turned ticks into biological weapons Self-cloning super ticks are coming to suck out all our blood A newly-developed vaccine could...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – As the sun came up over Heinz Field Tuesday, a line formed outside PNC Champions Club and it wasn’t for tickets to a Steelers game or concert. “This is wonderful. They should have done this a long time ago. They should have done this from the beginning,” Joan Nania from McCandless said....
    House Democrats are launching an investigation into concierge health provider One Medical following reports the company intentionally distributed limited coronavirus vaccines to people with connections to its top executives. The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, led by Rep. James Clyburn (R-S.C.)  sent a letter to One Medical demanding documents related to its vaccination...
    Pfizer’s vaccine may be less effective in protecting obese people from coronavirus, scientists said. Researchers in Rome found that obese people who had received two doses of the vaccine generated a weaker antibody response, according to a report on the pre-print server Medrxiv. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, evaluated the effect of the vaccine...
    New data continue to show that areas of Los Angeles County hardest hit by the pandemic have low rates of COVID-19 vaccinations, while inoculations are the highest in neighborhoods that have been relatively spared the worst of the coronavirus’ devastation. The relatively wealthy communities of Brentwood, Culver City, South Pasadena, Arcadia, Santa Monica and Porter...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — In an effort to make sure communities of color get vaccinated against COVID-19, a coalition of Black churches, organizations, fraternities, sororities, and elected officials teamed up to organize a mass vaccination event Tuesday morning in west suburban Aurora. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports organizers said more than 750 people will get a...
    By Yew Lun Tian and Krishna N. Das BEIJING / NEW DELHI, Mar 2 (.) – China on Tuesday rejected an accusation by a cyber intelligence firm that a state-backed group of hackers targeted the information technology systems of two Indian anti-virus vaccine manufacturers. coronavirus. Cyfirma told . that the APT10 hacking group, known as...
    SPAIN is looking at introducing UK travel corridors again this summer for Brits if the vaccine passport scheme doesn't go ahead. Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés said if the immunisation certificate does not succeed, Spain is willing to consider bilateral agreements and corridors "with third countries", according to the Spanish press. 2Vaccine passports...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As Minnesota has ramped up its pace in administering COVID-19 vaccines — with nearly 1 million receiving at least one shot — health officials reported Tuesday 443 new cases of the virus and four more deaths. The latest update from the Minnesota Department of Health shows the cumulative COVID-19 case count reached...
    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday reported the death of a chronically ill man, two days after he received a COVID-19 vaccine and said that it is too early to conclude whether the vaccine was related to his death. The man’s death happened less than a week after Hong Kong began its...
    President Biden is expected to announce a partnership between competitors Johnson & Johnson and pharmaceutical giant Merck at the White House on Tuesday. The partnership, first reported by The Washington Post, could be intended to help Johnson & Johnson produce more of its newly authorized single-shot vaccine.  Johnson & Johnson began shipping out 4 million doses...
    Scientists have claimed to discover a rare group of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo who have tested positive for HIV antibodies but are living with low to non-detectable levels of viral load without the aid of antiretroviral medicines, potentially paving the way for vaccine development or possibly even a cure. Abbott announced in a...
    The number of COVID-19 vaccines being allocated to Westchester continues to increase as the county looks to innoculate nearly 10,000 people during the 12th week of the state's vaccination program. Each week, the federal government supplies New York with more than 300,000 doses of the vaccine - with additional allocations on the way - which...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always, consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. READ MORE: Man Cleared Of 1987 Double Murder Sues City, Claiming Torture By CPD Detectives Under Command Of Jon Burge If...
    VIDEO2:1302:13Here's what U.S. vaccination data can tell us about the economySquawk Box Economists following the high-frequency data on virus infections are seeing initial signs that the vaccine is having positive effects on deaths and infection rates. While they caution that the signs are tentative, they point to two areas: the decline in the percentage of...
    Herd immunity went from a phrase most of us had never heard of to the thing we're all waiting for in just about a year's time."It's kind of shorthand for back to normal," said Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of UCSF's Department of Medicine. Herd immunity will happen, he explains, when COVID-19 "has so little opportunity...
    China and Russia are shipping millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses around the world as the U.S. and Europe largely focus on domestic vaccination efforts. China has distributed vaccines to 20 countries, mostly in the developing world, and plans to send doses to at least 40 more countries, according to a Chinese foreign ministry statement to...
    GENEVA (AP) — A leader of the U.N.-backed project to deploy COVID-19 vaccines to needy people in both rich and poor countries acknowledged Tuesday that the rollout has gone slower than expected in some places because of issues with shipping and approval, but insisted that “ultimately” all doses would be made available. Dr. Seth Berkley...
    President Joe Biden is set to announce on Tuesday that pharmaceutical company Merck & Co will help manufacture Johnson & Johnson's one-dose coronavirus vaccine. Senior officials told The Washington Post that the administration sought to secure a deal with Merck - which ended trials of its own immunization - after realizing J&J had fallen behind in...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Tufts Medical Center has received its first shipment of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. The single-dose shot was just authorized by federal regulators for emergency use over the weekend. Tufts said it received 2,000 doses, which it will start administering at its COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday. READ MORE: Looking To...
    NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Ally Dever lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, and hasn’t seen her parents since November 2019. Like so many Americans, she wants to be reunited with family, but is not willing to take the risk of getting them sick during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Her mother is 77 and her father is 87, living more than 1,100 kilometers away in...
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that although he did not reach a deal with his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden about sharing vaccines against COVID-19, the two countries will study the possibilities. Biden showed great understanding for Mexico's position and the two sides agreed to keep talking, Lopez...
    By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — A leader of the U.N.-backed project to deploy COVID-19 vaccines to needy people in both rich and poor countries acknowledged Tuesday that the rollout has gone slower than expected in some places because of issues with shipping and approval, but insisted that “ultimately” all doses would be...
    It turns out increasing the number of daily coronavirus vaccines is not just good for the country's health but also its economy.[ READ: GDP Rises in Fourth Quarter ]That's the conclusion of a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model at the University of Pennsylvania. The team found that doubling the pace of daily vaccinations to...
    By Yew Lun Tian and Krishna N. Das BEIJING/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - China on Tuesday rejected an allegation by a cyber intelligence firm that a state-backed hacking group targeted the IT systems of two Indian coronavirus vaccine makers. Cyfirma told Reuters that hacking group APT10, known as Stone Panda, had identified gaps and vulnerabilities in...
    Amir Dan RubinDavid Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A congressional committee overseeing the Covid-19 crisis has opened an investigation into concierge health-care provider One Medical over reports that it gave vaccine shots to family, friends of executives and wealthy clients who weren't yet eligible in their states. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., chairman of...
    Social media giant Twitter announced this week that it will begin labeling tweets that share “misleading information” about the coronavirus vaccine and will implement a strike system for repeat offenders of the “misinformation policy.” The Verge reports that Twitter announced on Monday that it will begin labeling tweets that share what the company decides is misleading...
    MORE than half of older adults had immunity against Covid by mid-February, official stats show. Research by the Office for National Statistics shows 56.4 per cent of over-80s in England had protective antibodies against coronavirus by February 11. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates... 9The Office for National Statistics data shows more...