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Almost Two Dozen Vaccine Recipients Died After First Dose

Moderna Pushes For Authorization of COVID Vaccine For Children 6 and Under

Health officials are looking into 23 deaths attributed to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine’s first dose in Norway. News 13 reports that the Norwegian Medicines Agency announced in a statement that almost two dozen recipients of the coronavirus vaccine died within days of receiving their first dose. Of the total deaths, 13 …

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IRS Delays Start Of Tax Filing Season To February 12

IRS delays tax filing for 2021

Usually, the tax filing start date is at the end of January, but the IRS says it will start on February 12. The 12th is when the agency will start to accept 2020 tax returns, CNBC News reports. The delay is due to the coronavirus pandemic since the agency needs …

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Trump Administration Lied About “Reserve” 2nd Vaccine Doses

Novavax is Newest Vaccine Company On The Block, Headed To The FDA For Approval

The Trump administration promised a reserved amount of second vaccine doses, but as COVID-19 cases continue to spike, those anticipated doses have evaporated. According to CNN, second-round shipments—under the new policy—have already been distributed. A senior administration close to the situation told the outlet that the Trump administration said it …

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Georgia Ranked 4th Nationally In COVID-19 Hospitalizations

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According to the Atlanta Constitution-Journal Newspaper, Georgia became the 4th highest state for coronavirus hospitalizations in the nation last week. Some fear the worst is still ahead for hospitals that are already strained from the fall and winter spike. According to a report dated Sunday and obtained on Wednesday, the …

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Multiple NBA Players Test Positive For COVID-19 A Second Time

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The NBA has been plagued by a spike in COVID-19 cases, and sources told ESPN that multiple players who previously tested positive for the virus have tested positive a second time. Recently, there have been talks between the league office, National Basketball Players Association, teams, and agents to consider changing protocols to limit the …

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Disneyland To Be Used As A ‘Super COVID-19’ Vaccination Site

Disney Donates $5 Million To The Fight Against Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Bill

The still-shuttered Disneyland in Anaheim, California, will soon be the first “super” COVID-19 vaccination site in Orange County, officials announced on Monday. The location is expected to be operational later this week. CNN reports that the park will be one of several “Super POD,” or Point-of-Dispensing sites, according to officials. More locations will …

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Crocs Sees Rise In Sales Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Whether people think they are “ugly” or not, clearly, the Crocs company is bringing home the bank, as the shoe brand’s sales have increased by about 12 percent. On Monday, Crocs raised its fourth-quarter outlook and full-year outlook for 2021, projecting fourth quarterly year-over-year revenue to have increased about 55 …

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Multiple NBA Games Postponed Over COVID-19 Concerns

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The NBA has been forced to postpone multiple games following a spike in COVID-19 cases sweeping the league. The New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks game scheduled for Monday has been delayed, and the Boston Celtics matchup with the Chicago Bulls, which was initially slated for Tuesday. Over the weekend, …

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Delayed In Nursing Homes Across Country

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Many people thought nursing homes would receive the COVID-19 vaccination first, but according to USA Today, only about 16% have been distributed for use in nursing homes. The CDC says the vaccines that have been sent out were given to residents and staff caretakers. Alex Azar, Health and Human Services …

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California Funeral Homes Out Of Space Due To COVID-19 Spike

Morgues Across The Country Are Jam-Packed As Fentanyl-Related Deaths Reach Record Numbers

As COVID-19 continues to surge across the nation, Southern California funeral homes are running out of space. According to the New York Post, families are being turned away because bodies are piling up. The head of the state funeral directors association reports that mortuaries are being inundated as the nation …

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