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The U.S. Promised 1.1 Billion Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To Poorer Countries. Here’s Where They Are Going.

The White House marked donating 200 million doses Thursday, most of which have been mRNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna.

Lingering ‘Brain Fog’: Study Finds High Rate Of Cognitive Impairment Months After Covid-19 Infection

High numbers of Covid-19 survivors showed signs of cognitive impairment months after infection, according to tests designed to evaluate memory, language and attention.

Gun Violence Soared In 27 States During The Covid-19 Pandemic — It Went Down In Just One

Rates of gun violence were 30% higher during the pandemic compared to the year before, research found.

Pfizer Says Its Booster Shot Shows 95.6% Efficacy Against Covid-19

The preliminary result comes from the first large clinical trial on Covid-19 booster shots conducted when the delta variant was the prevalent strain.

Wealthy Countries Delivered Just 14% Of Covid Vaccine Doses Promised To Poorer Nations, Report Finds

Pharmaceutical companies have also failed to deliver promised doses to the Covax initiative, fulfilling just 12% of pledged doses.

Vaccines 90% Effective At Preventing Death From Covid-19, Country-Wide Study Suggests

A study that pulled from data across Scotland found that the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines proved at least 90% effective in terms of preventing deaths from the virus.

Some Mask Mandates Lifted Where Covid-19 Cases Are Falling

San Francisco has recently relaxed some of its mask rules—but not yet dropped the mandate entirely—and Illinois could lift its indoor mask mandate before the holidays.

Putin Orders Weeklong Work Halt As Covid Numbers Climb

Vaccination rates have remained low despite the availability of Sputnik V.

Putin Orders Weeklong Work Halt As Covid Numbers Climb

Vaccination rates have remained low despite the availability of Sputnik V.

Here’s How The White House Plans To Distribute Children’s Covid Vaccines

The federal government’s plan includes partnering with children’s hospitals and other doctors’ offices and health centers.

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