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3:21 p.m. April 15, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Mass vaccination was never expected to go perfectly — or provide 100% protection against COVID-19 Health professionals say the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca sagas, reports of vaccinated people catching the virus, and other risks are built into the entire processHealth professionals say the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca sagas, reports of vaccinated people catching the virus, and other risks are built into the entire process.
4:09 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci on J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine: ‘I would have no hesitancy whatsoever to take it’ Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said, ‘People need to get vaccinated as quickly, and as expeditiously, possible’Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said, ‘People need to get vaccinated as quickly, and as expeditiously, possible.’
1:54 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
What side effects, if any, can you expect from a COVID-19 vaccine shot? Doctors have advised the CDC to be transparent and forthcoming about any side effectsDoctors have advised the CDC to be transparent and forthcoming about any side effects.
7:17 a.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My brother-in-law smokes weed, drinks booze and plays video games. My in-laws pay his mortgage. What happens after they’re gone? ‘Neither I nor my wife want him to be homeless, but I worry that I will be responsible for taking care of my brother-in-law’‘Neither I nor my wife want him to be homeless, but I worry that I will be responsible for taking care of my brother-in-law.’
4:10 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘Light at the end of the tunnel’: America’s nurses share their hope and relief over COVID-19 vaccine rollout More than 270,000 health-care workers contracted COVID-19 and 915 have died as of mid-December, according to the CDCMore than 270,000 health-care workers contracted COVID-19 and 915 have died as of mid-December, according to the CDC.
9:09 a.m. Dec. 24, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
What John Mulaney reportedly going to rehab tells us about how Americans are struggling during the pandemic Surveys and retail data suggest more people are using alcohol to cope in 2020Surveys and retail data suggest more people are using alcohol to cope in 2020.
8:53 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
New data suggests millions of Americans traveled for Thanksgiving despite CDC recommendations and state stay-at-home orders California had regional stay-at-home orders, yet almost 120,000 devices were tracked crossing county linesCalifornia had regional stay-at-home orders, yet almost 120,000 devices were tracked crossing county lines
3:43 a.m. Dec. 14, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘There’s always a lot of hype around IPOs’: Read this before buying Airbnb stock Airbnb ended its debut day on the Nasdaq at almost $145 per share, up 113% from its elevated offering priceAirbnb ended the day at almost $145 per share, up 113% in its first day.
11:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Biden wants Americans to wear masks for 100 days — do they protect against COVID-19 or merely promote healthy behavior? ‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch.
2:18 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden’s pandemic plan: Restore Obamacare, mandatory masks, paid sick leave and free COVID-19 tests The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face’The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face.’
6:02 a.m. Dec. 6, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The CDC is now urging Americans to get tested if they must travel for Christmas or Hanukkah — here’s how Is COVID testing free? Where can I get a rapid test? Your complete guide to coronavirus testingIs COVID testing free? Where can I get a rapid test? Your complete guide to coronavirus testing
9:11 a.m. Dec. 5, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Surge upon a surge’: Dr. Fauci warns of COVID-19 infections that are worse than any previous surge The U.S. set a record this week as COVID-related hospitalizations surpassed 100,000 patientsThe U.S. set a record this week as COVID-related hospitalizations surpassed 100,000 patients.
10:12 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Cytokine Storm’ — the ‘intriguing’ similarity between COVID-19 and the 1918 influenza A hyperinflammatory immune response to the influenza of 1918 was seen as one reason healthy people were so hard hit. How big a role has it played in 2020?A hyperinflammatory immune response to the influenza of 1918 was seen as one reason healthy people were so hard hit. How big a role has it played in 2020?
3:01 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Health-care workers and nursing-home residents should be the first to get COVID-19 vaccine, CDC committee says ‘We are acting none too soon,’ one committee member said Tuesday ‘We are acting none too soon,’ one committee member said Tuesday.
11:45 p.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci on Cuomo’s decision to review vaccines for New Yorkers after FDA approval: ‘Trust the process’ The veteran immunologist in a Washington Post video interview: ‘The numbers can be stark, sobering and, in many cases, they can be frightening’The veteran immunologist in a Washington Post video interview: ‘The numbers can be stark, sobering and, in many cases, they can be frightening.’
1:08 p.m. Nov. 24, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
5 golden rules if you end up talking politics with your family this Thanksgiving and how 4 college students spent an unprecedented fall semester Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance stories
1:50 p.m. Nov. 22, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci on Biden’s scientific credentials — and the delay in the transfer of power The director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases spoke about political transitions and past mistakesThe director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases spoke about political transitions and past mistakes.
4:58 a.m. Nov. 16, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Help is coming — and it’s coming soon’: Dr. Fauci outlines when COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all Americans ‘When we get both of those things together — vaccine and public health measures — that would really be a game changer,’ says government’s top infectious-diseases expertInfectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said: ‘When we get both of those things together — vaccine and public health measures — that would really be a game changer.’
9:47 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden announces his COVID-19 task force The team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staffThe team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staff.
1:18 p.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
These stocks rose the most Wednesday as investors cheered a divided government following the elections The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 3.9%, led by tech and health-care stocksThe Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 3.9%, led by tech and health-care stocks.
1:03 p.m. Oct. 23, 2020 - By MarketWatch
3 important things to know about remdesivir and your complete guide to voting in person — early or on Election Day Friday’s top personal finance stories Friday’s top personal finance stories Friday’s top personal finance stories
2:02 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Funding for the extra $300 unemployment benefit is nearing depletion and 4 Supreme Court cases this fall with money implications Tuesday's top personal finance stories Tuesday's top personal finance storiesTuesday's top personal finance stories
10:15 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
People are going blind and dying from drinking hand sanitizer: CDC The FDA is also ‘concerned’ about hand sanitizer packaged in beer cans, children’s food pouches and water bottlesThe FDA is also ‘concerned’ about hand sanitizer packaged in beer cans, children’s food pouches and water bottles
3:06 p.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci says Russia risks ‘hurting a lot of people’ by rushing coronavirus vaccine ‘Having a vaccine, and proving that a vaccine is safe and effective, are two different things,’ he told ABC News‘Having a vaccine, and proving that a vaccine is safe and effective, are two different things,’ he told ABC News.
7:52 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Dr. Fauci tells Americans to be mindful of these important limitations about any future coronavirus vaccine ‘You must never abandon the public-health approach,’ Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a live streamed Q&A‘You must never abandon the public-health approach,’ Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a live streamed Q&A.
11:39 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Stephenie Overman
The latest victim of COVID-19: Alzheimer’s research Clinical trials with human participants are needed to test new Alzheimer’s drugs or treatments to prevent, slow or cure the diseaseBefore the pandemic, researchers hoped this year would be a breakthrough for 6 million Americans with the disease.
1:07 p.m. July 8, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The Supreme Court gave abortion-rights supporters a win, but those on both sides of the debate say the battle is far from over Those opposed to abortion see other victories ahead in their work to reduce access to the serviceThose opposed to abortion see other victories ahead in their work to reduce access to the service.
7:57 a.m. July 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
5 critical mistakes that created the biggest public-health crisis in a generation Don’t wear a mask! Everyone should wear masks!100 days of the COVID-19 pandemic: Don’t wear a mask! Everyone should wear masks!
6:07 a.m. June 30, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security is under pressure, senior citizens are battling a health crisis — it’s not easy aging in America Social Security is more important than everSocial Security is more important than ever
12:36 p.m. June 21, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Wearing masks is ‘all we have’ to try to reduce the spread of coronavirus, former FDA commissioner says States like Arizona, Florida and Texas have seen record jumps in daily cases of coronavirus but have not mandated citizens to wear masks in publicStates like Arizona, Florida and Texas have seen record jumps in daily cases of coronavirus but have not mandated citizens to wear masks in public.
5:08 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Workers have lost out on nearly $9,000 in income due to coronavirus lockdown (so far) In total, $1.3 trillion in income has been erased due to the pandemic, research published by the Society for Human Resource Management and Oxford Economics foundIn total, $1.3 trillion in income has been erased due to the pandemic, research published by the Society for Human Resource Management and Oxford Economics found.
5:05 a.m. May 22, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
‘Be very careful about giving people a false sense of security’: Should you get a coronavirus antibody test? ‘I know people are trying to take their health in their own hands, but I don’t think a serology test is the right way to do it,’ says one infectious disease researcher‘I know people are trying to take their health in their own hands, but I don’t think a serology test is the right way to do it,’ says one infectious disease researcher.
6:46 a.m. May 16, 2020 - By Jacob Serebrin
‘It’s been one fight after another’: Some cannabis companies must close, while liquor stores are allowed to open Having access to the CARE Act’s Paycheck Protection Program would have been a lifeline for these companies, owners sayAround 2,000 people who work in the Massachusetts cannabis industry, out of a total of around 8,000, had been laid off or Having access to the CARE Act’s Paycheck Protection Program would have been a lifeline for these companies, owners say.
5:22 a.m. May 8, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
FTC warns company to stop claiming that listening to certain musical frequencies will ‘weaken’ the coronavirus The FTC has sent more than 100 warning letters demanding that companies and individuals remove allegedly false marketing claims about preventing, curing or treating coronavirusThe FTC has sent more than 100 warning letters demanding that companies and individuals remove allegedly false marketing claims about preventing, curing or treating coronavirus.
2:53 a.m. May 8, 2020 - By V.L. Hendrickson
Could antibody testing be key to reopening New York’s economy? Encouraging study shows antibodies might lead to immunity, but many questions and challenges remainMost who’ve recovered from COVID-19 make antibodies capable of neutralizing the deadly virus, a study shows.
4:33 a.m. April 25, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
‘We don’t eat our countertops,’ yet many Americans are using cleaning products meant for fruits and vegetables, National Poison Control Center official says Poison control centers across the U.S. saw a 20% increase in calls last month compared to 2019.Poison control centers across the U.S. saw a 20% increase in calls last month compared to 2019.
2:51 p.m. April 23, 2020 - By Liz Lucking 
Coronavirus antibodies found in 21% of New Yorkers in early testing While not perfect, widespread antibody testing is thought to be one of the key components necessary to restart the economyThat infection rate in New York City would suggest that more than 1.7 million city residents have had the virus. 
11:09 a.m. April 22, 2020 - By Beckie Strum
Plasma treatment offers hope in New York City, but it’s too early to tell if it’s a silver bullet More than three dozen city hospitals have begun the experimental treatment on some of the sickest patientsRecovered New Yorkers have flooded blood bank websites and online forums in search of ways to donate.
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