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NBA Stars Reluctant To Participate In COVID-19 Vaccine PSAs

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Many of the NBA’s top players are skeptical about participating in the league’s COVID-19 vaccine PSAs. Sources told ESPN that many players are still apprehensive about receiving the vaccine altogether, so they are not interested in promoting its effectiveness. This skepticism from players comes amid skepticism of the Black community …

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Biden Administration To Send COVID-19 Vaccines To Retail Pharmacies

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The Biden administration will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines directly to retail pharmacies as early as next week. The administration will announce Tuesday, which will detail its plan to provide a limited supply of vaccines to pharmacies throughout the country to meet the growing demand for the vaccine and speed up …

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The U.S. Has Reached 400,000 COVID-19 Deaths

The United States has reached 400,000 deaths due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and bypassed 24 million cases. The grim number was announced on Tuesday, as Donald Trump prepared to make his exit from the White House after a tumultuous presidency that drew wide criticism in most areas, including how …

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Florida Governor Will Not Prioritize Teachers For COVID-19 Vaccine

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On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that teachers and other school staff members would not be prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccination. “Not at this time,” DeSantis confirmed during his press conference at an Orlando Health hospital in Seminole County when asked if educators would be amongst some of the …

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NYC Healthcare Provider Gives Non-High-Risk Citizens COVID-19 Vaccine

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New York City clinics are being investigated for administering the COVID-19 vaccines early to non-high-risk citizens. ParCare, the healthcare network at the center of the investigation, provides many medical services, including primary and internal care to six New York City locations. The network, which services a large portion of the …

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Kamala Harris Receives First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine On National TV

On Tuesday, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received the COVID-19 vaccine on live television in Washington, DC. Harris was administered the first dose of the Moderna vaccine by clinical nurse manager Patricia Cummings at United Medical Center. She confirmed that her husband, Doug Emhoff, would also be receiving the vaccine on …

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FDA Issues Emergency Use Order For COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the first COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States. This means that the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine has received the go-ahead to be utilized during an emergency without full FDA approvals. Pfizer will still need to file a separate …

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