Americans criticize vaccine rollout as too slow— CBS News poll

Most Americans are not satisfied with the coronavirus vaccine distribution in their state, with a majority saying it is going too slowly and feeling that the process of how to go about getting a vaccine hasn’t been well-explained yet. This comes as more people are now interested in getting vaccinated, with those most eager to get one more More...

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By S.P. On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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How much do people around the world trust the COVID-19 vaccines?

A year after it emerged, COVID-19 has now claimed more than 2 million lives worldwide. Experts have said for much of the last year that the only way to escape the coronavirus‘ grasp is through widespread More...

By S.P. On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Funeral home staff overwhelmed by waves of COVID-19 deaths

Dutch Nie, who runs a small funeral home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, recounts the flood of calls from grieving families as the first wave of COVID-19 hit the U.S. last year. “In March and April, we saw a rise More...

By S.P. On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Coronavirus has now killed more than 2 million people worldwide: “A heart-wrenching milestone”

The coronavirus has now killed more than 2 million people worldwide since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University. The United States, with about 4% More...

By S.P. On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Kyrie Irving fined $50,000 by NBA for attending indoor party

The NBA on Friday fined Kyrie Irving $50,000 for violating the league’s health and safety protocols after a viral video showed the Brooklyn Nets star at a private indoor party without a mask on. Irving, More...

By S.P. On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Pope Francis and his predecessor Benedict get a 1st shot of COVID vaccine

Rome — Both Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict have had their first doses of a coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday. The pontiff and his predecessor got the first half of their vaccinations More...

By S.P. On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Post-COVID lungs worse than the worst smokers’ lungs, surgeon says

A Texas trauma surgeon says it’s rare that X-rays from any of her COVID-19 patients come back without dense scarring. Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall tweeted, “Post-COVID lungs look worse than any More...

By S.P. On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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China finally lets WHO into Wuhan to probe COVID-19 origins

Wuhan, China — More than a year after the world’s first known coronavirus cases appeared here, a World Health Organization team of experts finally landed in Wuhan on Thursday to try to trace the origin More...

By S.P. On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Man dies after judge forces clinic to use unproven COVID treatment

Buenos Aires — An Argentinian judge compelled a private clinic to administer chlorine dioxide, used as a powerful disinfectant, to a coronavirus patient who died Monday in a case medical doctors have labelled More...

By S.P. On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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First-time allergy sufferers: What you need to know

Sonia Jauhar lived most of her life free of seasonal allergies. But a couple of years ago, after moving to a suburban area of Long Island from New York City, the telltale symptoms began. “My eyes felt More...