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Former Penn State Football Player Sued For Failed Mask Deal

Former Penn State football player turned NFL pro Ki-Jana Carter is being sued by Penn State Health for failing to fulfill a deal to supply surgical masks during the shortage of protective equipment in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Penn Live’s Matt Miller, the former New …

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Trump Health Advisor Urged Herd Immunity For COVID-19

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New emails have surfaced showing a former Trump health advisor urging health officials to accept a “herd immunity” strategy to combat COVID-19, CNN reports.  According to private emails obtained and shared by the House Oversight Committee, Paul Alexander, a former Health and Human Services senior adviser, repeatedly pushed for his …

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Facebook Will Notify Users If A COVID-19 Post They Share Is Removed

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will send notifications to users when interacting with a COVID-19 post that violates the platform’s terms of service. This move is the latest in Facebook’s effort to stop the spread of misinformation about the pandemic. As reported by business magazine, Fast Company, …

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FDA Approves Home COVID-19 Test That Sends Results To Your Phone

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The Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to the first at-home COVID-19 test, another victory in the fight against the devastating disease. On Tuesday, the FDA announced that they’d given emergency authorization to the over-the-counter test that has shown promising results, correctly identifying 96 percent of positives …

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Florida Business Owner Covers Utility Bills For 114 Families

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A business owner in Florida is being recognized for paying the utility bills of 114 families. Michael Esmond started his generous efforts last year when he paid the utility bills for 36 households in the city of Gulf Breeze, which totaled $4,600. This year, he decided that he wanted to …

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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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