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  • CDC Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

    CDC Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccine Plan0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong undercurrent of skepticism rippling across the land. In a report to Congress and an accompanying “playbook” for states and localities, federal health agencies and the Defense Department

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  • Black And Hispanic Kids Die From Coronavirus More Than White Kids Do, CDC says

    Black And Hispanic Kids Die From Coronavirus More Than White Kids Do, CDC says0

    NEW YORK (AP) — A detailed look at COVID-19 deaths in U.S. kids and young adults released Tuesday shows they mirror patterns seen in older patients. The report examined 121 deaths of those younger than 21, as of the end of July. Like older adults, many of them had one or more medical condition —

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  • Pfizer Says Late-Stage Coronavirus Vaccine Study Shows Mild, Moderate Side Effects

    Pfizer Says Late-Stage Coronavirus Vaccine Study Shows Mild, Moderate Side Effects0

    (Reuters) ― Pfizer Inc. said on Tuesday participants were showing mild-to-moderate side effects when given either the company’s experimental coronavirus vaccine or a placebo in an ongoing late-stage study. Over 12,000 study participants had received a second dose of the vaccine, Pfizer executives said on an investor conference call. The company has enrolled more than

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  • There Was A College Mental Health Crisis Before COVID-19. Now It May Be Worse.

    There Was A College Mental Health Crisis Before COVID-19. Now It May Be Worse.0

    With very few colleges and universities across the United States fully reopened, learning is not as it used to be. COVID-19 has dramatically redefined education, and while college students are navigating through this “new normal,” it’s impacting their mental health. Young people were already experiencing an uptick in mental health issues. A Centers for Disease

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  • Barbados Says It Will Remove Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State

    Barbados Says It Will Remove Queen Elizabeth As Head Of State0

    LONDON (Reuters) – Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean island nation’s government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in the past. A former British colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the British monarchy as

  • India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

    India Hits New Milestone, Surpasses 5 Million Coronavirus Cases0

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation’s confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its

  • Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia

    Putin Critic Navalny Shares Hospital Photo Of Himself, Plans Return To Russia0

    BERLIN (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday posted a picture of himself from his hospital bed in Germany where he’s recuperating from being poisoned with a nerve agent, wryly joking about being able to breathe on his own. “Hi, this is Navalny,” he wrote in the Russian-language post on Instagram in the

  • Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency

    Iran Executes 27-Year-Old Wrestler After Trump Asked For Leniency0

    TEHRAN (AP) — Iranian state TV on Saturday reported that the country’s authorities executed a wrestler for allegedly murdering a man, after President Donald Trump asked for the 27-year-old condemned man’s life to be spared. State TV quoted the chief justice of Fars province, Kazem Mousavi, as saying: “The retaliation sentence against Navid Afkari, the