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January 5th, 2021 at 12:43 p.m.
The list of places where people in Alabama can get the COVID-19 vaccine is getting longer.
Initially only available in large hospitals and major medical facilities, COVID vaccines are now being distributed at smaller hospitals, county health departments and even three independent pharmacies in Alabama...continue reading.
January 4, 2021 at 1:46 p.m.
(REUTERS) - THE U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had administered 4,563,260 first doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday morning and distributed 15,418,500 doses.
The tally of vaccine doses distributed and the number of people who received the first dose are for both Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, vaccines as of 9:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, the agency said...continue reading
January 4th, 2021 at 12:21p.m.
Haven, the joint venture formed by three of America’s most powerful companies to lower costs and improve outcomes in health care, is disbanding after three years, CNBC has learned exclusively....continue reading
January 4, 2021 at 9:15 a.m.
U.S. travel hit a new pandemic high, surging from holiday demand despite new Covid-19 infection levels.
More than 1.3 million people passed through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at U.S. airports on Sunday, 55% of the 2.4 million people TSA screened a year earlier but still the highest volume since March 15...continue reading.
January 4, 2021 at 3:46 a.m.
A staff member dressed as a smiling, red-nosed Christmas tree strolled through the emergency department at a San Jose hospital on Christmas Day, hoping to provide holiday cheer.
Days later, a coronavirus outbreak swept through the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, eventually infecting 43 employees and killing one....continue reading.