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Sep 28, 2021

Sep 28, 2021
Young girl getting vaccine

Pfizer submits data to FDA on COVID vaccine in young kids

Pfizer and BioNTech say an application for emergency use authorization in kids 5 to 11 years old will likely follow.

Sep 28, 2021
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More pregnant women turned to cannabis in California amid COVID-19

Of the women, 8.14% used cannabis in spring 2020, compared with 6.75% before the pandemic.

Sep 28, 2021
Tuberculosis fingerprinting in India

Report: COVID-19, lack of funding are hampering TB response

The data show that 1.2 million fewer people have been diagnosed and treated for TB in 2021 than in 2019.

Sep 28, 2021

News Scan for Sep 28, 2021

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Sep 28, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Sep 28, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine protection in teens
Trump's COVID vaccine promo

Sep 27, 2021

Sep 27, 2021
Woman gets COVID-19 shot in her arm

US COVID-19 cases drop for first time in 3 months

In the past week, new daily COVID-19 cases fell 20%, deaths dropped 0.8%, and hospitalizations fell 8.9%.

Sep 27, 2021
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Life expectancy falls in 27 of 29 nations amid COVID-19

Such a drop has not been seen in a single year since World War II in Western Europe.

Sep 27, 2021
'Limit 4 people per room' sign

Countries walk fine line in easing COVID-19 restrictions

Delta variant transmission is complicating plans for easing COVID-19 restrictions in some Asian nations.

Sep 27, 2021

News Scan for Sep 27, 2021

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Southern Hemisphere flu vaccine picks
Nipah virus in India
Sep 27, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Sep 27, 2021

Anticoagulants and COVID-19
COVID hospitalization and poverty, race


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