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Covid vaccinator, Petra Moinar, prepares syringes with the AstraZeneca vaccine before it is administered at Battersea Arts Centre on March 8, 2021 in London, England. Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — England’s top medical officer has warned that the coming winter will continue to be difficult for the country’s
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Nepal’s second wave of Covid infections is tapering off — but the country needs more vaccines to handle the pandemic, Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli told CNBC. “The wave is under control and it is going down,” he told “Street Signs Asia” on Monday. He said there’s been a 75% decrease in cases. Nepal reported
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Dr. Peter Hotez warned that Southern U.S. states could feel the impact of the highly transmissible Delta Covid variant as early as this summer, due in part to low vaccination rates.  “I’m really holding my breath about the South and what happens over the summer,” said Hotez, co-director of the Center for Vaccine Development at
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Rare instances of heart inflammation in young people after receiving their second Covid vaccine dose require further inquiry, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. However, the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner said the cases have mostly been mild and should not dissuade people from signing up for the two-shot regimens from Pfizer and Moderna.
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Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson Alex Gorsky speaks during an event at the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky reiterated Wednesday that people will likely need to receive additional doses of the Covid-19
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that fully vaccinated Americans should feel well-protected against the coronavirus throughout the summer. However, Gottlieb, who serves on the board of vaccine maker Pfizer, said an additional dose might to boost immunity could still be needed later this year. “I think you could feel safe through the summer,” the former
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A worker at Medline Industries gathers exam gloves to include into Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits to be shipped out to various health facilities at their warehouse in Mundelein, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images A group of private equity firms including
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Medical researchers say within a few years major breakthroughs in blood testing technology that use immune system response and genetic analysis to identify disease quickly and cost-effectively will be on the market. picture alliance | picture alliance | Getty Images One morning last May, Tayah Fernandes’s mother Shannon realized her four-year-old daughter was seriously unwell,
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A health worker tends to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient supported by a mechanical ventilator and undergoing dialysis at the COVID-19 emergency room of the government hospital National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City, which has declared overcapacity amid rising numbers of COVID-19 infections in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 26, 2021. Eloisa
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Crowds of people are seen shopping during a weekly market at Kandivali. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images India is expected to see double-digit expansion in the three months ending in June — but economists warn that the data won’t be painting the full picture of the country’s growth trajectory. South Asia’s largest economy
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Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s prime minister. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Monday that the country’s Covid restrictions may be relaxed after June 13 if the situation improves. “Barring another super-spreader or big cluster, we should be on track to bring this outbreak under control,”
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