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U.S. can Provide COVID-19 aid checks quickly, but child tax credit is hurdle

U.S. can deliver COVID-19 aid checks quickly, but child tax credit is hurdle

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Covid-19 Relief Bill Passes With Tax-Free Student Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Senate passed an amended version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on Saturday, March 6, 2021, by a vote of 50 to 49 along political lines. One of the amendments adds tax-free student loan forgiveness to the House version of the bill. The House is expected to pass the Senate version…

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COVID-19 diminishing in Britain with restrictions to be eased

One year after COVID-19 struck Britain, the pandemic is diminishing in the kingdom after a peak two months ago with restrictions to be reduced and vaccinations ramped up, much like elsewhere in Europe.

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Moderna COVID Vaccine May Trigger Skin Reactions

Some people given the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine may develop a reaction at the injection site that can first appear more than a week after they get the shot, research shows.

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World COVID Mostly UK Variant in March

Outbreak.info reports that as of March 1, 2021, 28% of the COVID in the world is the B.1.1.7 (UK) variant of the disease. I was first identified in the UK in September 2020 and has since been detected in the US and other countries. This is of growing concern because it has shown to be…

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Antibodies For Covid-19 Found In Breast Milk After Vaccine

The recommendations regarding the Covid-19 vaccine for pregnant and breastfeeding women have all pointed to a resounding “yes.” However, the absence of prospective (or even retrospective) data in either of these groups means that all recommendations are based on what is presumed to be safe and effective. Early concerns that the spike protein formed in…

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How many different Covid vaccines will manage new variants of the virus

Companies are working on developing vaccines so they can handle emerging variants of Covid. Here’s how the approaches differ.

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9 great apes get COVID-19 vaccinations at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari Park became infected, officials said Thursday. Four orangutans and five bonobos received COVID-19 injections in January and February. Three bonobos and a gorilla also were expected to receive the vaccine, which…

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COVID-19 Testing Drops, Still Essential, Experts Say

Accurate and timely testing remains critical for treating and isolating individuals with COVID-19 infection. Widespread testing also allows for tracking the spread of the virus and any variants of concern as they arise.

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A New Covid-19 Experiment From Asia: Letting Companies Buy Vaccines

With vaccinations lagging, Indonesia’s government has authorized private companies to acquire Covid-19 vaccines, but some public-health experts say the strategy will steer shots toward the middle-class and wealthy.