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September 24, 2021 COVID pandemic will be over within a year - Moderna CEOSource: The Jerusalem Post
Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel believes the coronavirus pandemic will be over within a year, as more vaccines become available and vaccines are approved for children, he told the Swiss Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) newspaper.
September 21, 2021 Covid is officially America’s deadliest pandemic as U.S. fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimatesSource: CNBC
Covid-19 is officially the most deadly outbreak in recent American history, surpassing the estimated U.S. fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University
September 20, 2021 Big gap between Pfizer, Moderna vaccines seen for preventing COVID-19 hospitalizationsSource: Post-Gazette
Amid persistent concerns that the protection offered by COVID-19 vaccines may be waning, a report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that America’s workhorse shot is significantly less...
September 17, 2021 US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic lowSource: AP
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that the spread of the delta variant may have slightly increased layoffs.
Source: CNN Business
China's dramatic steps to contain the coronavirus this summer have taken a toll on consumer confidence in the country and are fueling concerns about the strength of the world's second largest economy.
September 14, 2021 Gottlieb says vaccines could be approved for kids 5-11 by end of OctoberSource: CBS News
In an interview with "Face the Nation," Gottlieb, who serves on Pfizer's board of directors, said the drug company is expecting to have data on its vaccines in young children before the end of September, which will then be filed...
September 13, 2021 Delta variant: Unvaccinated and vaccinated people 'are not in the same ballpark' of risk, doctor explainsSource: Yahoo
According to an analysis of 38 states and D.C. by the New York Times, unvaccinated Americans in those states were five times more likely than vaccinated Americans to be hospitalized with COVID-19 and eight times more likely to die
September 10, 2021 Biden announces new vaccine mandates that could cover 100 million AmericansSource: CNN
President Joe Biden on Thursday imposed stringent new vaccine rules on federal workers, large employers and health care staff in a sweeping attempt to contain the latest surge of Covid-19. The new requirements could apply to as...
September 9, 2021 US economic growth slowed this summer as delta variant hampered demand, Fed's Beige Books saysSource: Fox Business
U.S. economic growth slowed over the summer as a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly contagious delta variant forced consumers to pull back on spending, according to a new Federal Reserve report.
September 8, 2021 UK’s Boris Johnson to hike taxes to tackle Covid and social-care crisesSource: CNBC
The increased taxes will raise almost £36 billion ($49.6 billion) over the next three years, according to the government, with money from the levy going directly to Britain’s health- and social-care systems. The plans require...
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