• New York retail pharmacies will begin administering coronavirus doses on Thursday, kicking off a wider vaccine rollout across states

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Sonia Rojas, a pharmacy technician, works in the P & P Pharmacy on December 22, 2020 in Miami, Florida.
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    Starting last week, US officials began allowing states to transfer coronavirus vaccine from hospitals to local retail pharmacies to speed up immunizations.
    At least one state, New York, will begin administering those transferred doses to elderly Americans on Thursday.
    The immunizations mark the beginning of a much wider vaccine rollout in pharmacies across the US.
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  • Andrew Yang formally announces New York City mayoral run in new video

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang
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    Andrew Yang formally announced his candidacy for New York City mayor in a video posted online Wednesday night.
    Andrew Yang is officially in for the New York City mayoral race.
    The former presidential hopeful and entrepreneur is proposing a "people's bank" and a nascent basic income program.
    Yang enters a sprawling field as the 10th major candidate in the Democratic primary alone, carrying more name recognition than any of his opponents.
    The primary will also be the first in the city's history with ranked choice...
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