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March 1 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 Mar 1st. "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, 76.9 million doses have been given. In the last week, an average of 1.82 million doses per day were administered." Here is the CDC COVID Data Tracker. This site has data on vaccinations, cases and more.
The US has averaged 1.5 million tests per day over the last week. The percent positive over the last 7 days was 4.4%.
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Dow soars 603 points amid risk-on rally as reopening stocks surge

Dow soars 603 points amid risk-on rally as reopening stocks surge

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Reuters / Brendan McDermid
The Dow soared 603 points on Monday as a risk-on rally was fueled by a surge in reopening stocks. Johnson and Johnson began the distribution of its COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, which received emergency use authorization from the FDA over the weekend. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Stocks edged higher on Monday as the full reopening of the US economy seemed within reach after Johnson and Johnson began distributing its one-dose vaccine. The company received emergency use authorization from the FDA last week. The Dow soared...
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Dow soars 603 points amid risk-on rally as reopening stocks surge

Dow soars 603 points amid risk-on rally as reopening stocks surge

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Dow soared 603 points on Monday as a risk-on rally was fueled by a surge in reopening stocks.
Johnson and Johnson began the distribution of its COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, which received emergency use authorization from the FDA over the weekend.
Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell .
Stocks edged higher on Monday as the full reopening of the US economy seemed within reach after Johnson and Johnson began distributing its one-dose vaccine. The company received emergency use authorization from the FDA last week.
The Dow soared...
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Here's why Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is arguably the best shot

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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A clinical trial volunteer participates in Johnson & Johnson's study to test a coronavirus vaccine.
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Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines were both near-perfect at preventing symptomatic infections in their trials.
But Johnson & Johnson's new shot has some serious benefits: it's cheap, easy, mild, and also performs against variants.
The truth is that you can't pick out which vaccine you get anyway, so it's a good thing they all work.
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Americans have had two extremely similar authorized COVID-19 vaccines since...
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