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The Latest: US loosens Pfizer vaccine shipping regulations

1 month ago   |   By Stl Today

NEW YORK - U.S. regulators are allowing Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to be shipped and stored at less-frigid temperatures, which should ease distribution and administration of one of the two vaccines authorized for emergency use in the country.
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February 25 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

February 25 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

1 month ago   |   By Calculated Risk

SPECIAL NOTE: The Covid Tracking Project will end daily updates on March 7th.
From Bloomberg on vaccinations as of Feb 25th. "In the U.S., more Americans have now received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. So far, 68.3 million doses have been given. In the last week, an average of 1.31 million doses per day were administered." Here is the CDC COVID Data Tracker. This site has data on vaccinations, cases and more.
The US is averaged 1.45 million tests per day over the last week. The percent positive over the last 7 days was 4.7%.
Based on...
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Biden warns Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

Biden warns Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden speaks on U.S. supply chains, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.
Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us."
COVID-19 cases are on the decline and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants.
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President Joe Biden warned Americans against getting complacent about COVID-19 as the threat of new variants complicate the rush to end the...
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Companies continue to prioritize AI and cloud for innovation investment...

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The UFC's majority owner Endeavor is eyeing a valuation of over $10 billion...

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JPMorgan's quant guru says traders are missing an opportunity to buy...

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The Upward Slope of Real House Prices

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The White House tees up a $1.5 trillion spending plan for family aid and...

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Fintech The Tifin Group just nabbed $22 million in funding from JPMorgan...

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Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

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How to Use a No-Interest Credit Card to Fund Your Business

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The White House backs a bill to make Washington, DC a state, calling lack of...

The White House backs a bill to make Washington, DC a state, calling lack of representation 'an affront' to 'democratic values'

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Log management database startup Era Software raises $15.25M

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