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Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

The use of health and wellness services delivered in retail pharmacies is growing, and health consumers’ satisfaction increases with use. That’s the headline for J.D. Power’s 2020 U.S. Pharmacy Study. This is the 12th year of J.D. Power’s U.S. Pharmacy Study, this year based on a survey of 13,378 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription… Read More »

Covid-19 news: World faces catastrophe from school closures, says UN

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Children at the Harris Academy’s Shortland’s school in London, UK in JuneDan Kitwood/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 4 August World faces “catastrophe” due to school closures, says UN chief The world… Read More »

Pandemic’s economic hit will be here ‘for a long time’ even if a vaccine is approved, economist says

While markets reacted positively this week to promising news of potential coronavirus vaccines in development, a top economist warned that the economic hit from the pandemic will be here for a long time.  A large number of small businesses that closed in March — when restrictions around social movements went into effect — are not going to… Read More »

‘Not going back’: DeSantis says no plans to reverse course on Florida reopening

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state is “not going back” on reopening as cases there continue to skyrocket. The Republican governor told reporters on Tuesday that he thinks the surging numbers of COVID-19 cases are not because of stores being open but rather “social interactions.” “We’re not going back, closing things. I don’t think… Read More »