• The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

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    CDC data: Pfizer and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose serious risks during pregnancy.
    The preliminary findings add to evidence that the shots are safe and beneficial to mom and baby.
    The study had limitations, but getting COVID-19 in pregnancy remains riskier than the vaccines.
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    The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published Wednesday in the New...
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  • US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising global virus cases

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

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    US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases.
    Initial jobless claims data showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment hit a pandemic-era low last week.
    Skepticism surrounding global economic growth projections is on the rise as COVID-19 cases surge.
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    US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases. Initial jobless claims in the US slid to 547,000 last week , according to...
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  • 6 Indian hospitals have run out of oxygen as the country faces a record-breaking COVID-19 surge

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Covid-19 patient gets admitted to a government hospital in Kolkata, India, 22 April, 2021. India reported 314,835 fresh coronavirus infections on Thursday according to an Indian media report.
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    There is a shortage of liquid medical oxygen in hospitals in northern India.
    COVID-19 cases are surging at record-breaking numbers in India.
    A lack of oxygen means hospitals can't help treat people who are severely ill from the virus.
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    Six hospitals in Delhi have run out of liquid medical oxygen as hospitals...
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  • America is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, and some vaccination sites are even shutting down because of a lack of demand

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    Biden gets COVID-19 vaccine.
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    The US is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, a leading nonprofit warned.
    This could mean the US falls short of herd immunity, the Kaiser Family Foundation said.
    Some states are already closing mass vaccine sites because of dwindling demand.
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    The US may fall short of vaccinating enough people to stop coronavirus spreading in communities because not enough Americans are willing to get a COVID-19 shot, the Kaiser Family Foundation , a leading...
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  • Video from India shows people dying on stretchers outside an overwhelmed hospital as COVID-19 cases surge

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    A woman pulls her sick husband to front of a queue of stretchers outside of a hospital in Delhi, overwhelmed by the COVID-19 surge.
    BBC
    A video from the BBC shows people dying on stretchers waiting for help at a New Delhi hospital.
    India's health services have been completely overwhelmed by a surge of COVID-19 cases.
    On Thursday, India reported a record 315,835 daily new COVID-19 cases.
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    Video from an overwhelmed hospital in India shows people dying on stretcher outside as the country struggles to cope with a surge in COVID-19 cases. A report...
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