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    Federal judge strikes down vaccine mandate for NYC teachers

    New York City schools have been temporarily barred from enforcing a vaccine mandate for their teachers and other staff by a federal appeals judge before it takes effect. ByThe Associated Press September 25, 2021, 4:20 pm • read 1 minute share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article NEW YORK — Schools in New York City […] More

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    COVID-19 vaccine booster could mean billions for drugmakers

    Billions in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the US moves to deliver COVID-19 booster shots to boost Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers will benefit depends on how big the rollout proves to be. The Biden administration last month announced plans to give boosters to nearly everyone. But […] More

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    COVID-19 vaccine booster could mean billions for drugmakers

    Billions in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the US moves to deliver COVID-19 booster shots to boost Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers will benefit depends on how big the rollout proves to be. The Biden administration last month announced plans to give boosters to nearly everyone. But […] More

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    South Africa’s vaccine train delivers doses to poor areas

    South Africa has sent a train carrying COVID-19 vaccines to one of its poorest provinces to receive doses in areas where health facilities are scattered By Sebbatso Mossamo Associated Press September 25, 2021, 9:34 am • read 4 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article SWARTKOPS, South Africa — When Vongalvethu Mbanjawa tried to […] More

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    Israel says US booster plan backs its own aggressive push

    JERUSALEM – Israel moves forward with its offensive campaign of offering coronavirus Its approach was further justified by the US decision to give the shot to almost anyone over the age of 12, says the booster and says older patients or those at higher risk. Israeli officials credit the booster shot, already given to nearly […] More

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    Explainer: drug abortion becomes latest GOP target

    Drug abortions account for about 40% of all abortions in the US. The increasingly common method relies on pills rather than surgery, making abortion more likely in a woman’s home rather than in a clinic. This is an option that has become important during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Republican states generally move to restrict access […] More

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    COVID in the United Nations: One topic, used to make many points

    For the United States, COVID-19 was about leadership and “a dose of hope”. For Iran, it was about the inhumanity of the sanctions. Tiny Palau, largely virus-free, used her precious speech minutes to praise Taiwan for its support during the pandemic – and not coincidentally, with the United Nations revoking the island as a member […] More

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    Ironman World Championship departs from Hawaii for the first time

    The Ironman World Championship is being held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades ByThe Associated Press September 24, 2021, 8:46 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Kailua-Kona, Hawaii — The Ironman World Championship will be held outside airy For the first time in four decades, uncertainty […] More

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