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In Crises, Vaccines Can Be Stretched, but Not Easily

In desperate times, there are many ways to stretch vaccines and speed up inoculation campaigns, according to experts who have done it. Splitting doses, delaying second shots, injecting into the skin instead of the muscle and employing roving vaccination teams have all saved lives — when the circumstances were right. During cholera outbreaks in war zones, Doctors Without Borders has […]

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NBA Star Damian Lillard and Fiancée Kay'La Hanson Welcome Twins: 'Call me Daddy Dame'

https://www.instagram.com/p/CKXnldyAbBF/damian lillard/instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/p/CKXnldyAbBF/damian lillard/instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/p/CKXnldyAbBF/damian lillard/instagram From three to five! Damian Lillard and fiancée Kay'La Hanson welcomed twins on Thursday, son Kalii Laheem Lillard and daughter Kali Emma Lee Lillard. The 30-year-old Portland Trail Blazers star also shares 2½-year-old son Damian Jr. with Hanson. Lillard shared the news of his twins' birth with an Instagram post, sharing a photo of the family […]

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Colorado COVID-19 vaccination data shows another layer of racial inequity

As early data shows Coloradans of color are being immunized less than their white peers, state and local public health officials said Friday that they are working to ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 shots. The state health department also said it will issue a new public health order to require providers like hospitals and pharmacies to report demographic data, including […]

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You Might Be Allergic To Your Jewelry If This Happens

When you don a sparkly bauble on your hand or dangle chandelier earrings from your ears, it’s safe to assume you’re doing so to add some pizzazz to your outfit or because the pieces of jewelry have sentimental value. Chances are, you’re not planning on your jewelry causing red, itchy, lumpy skin. But if you’re allergic to certain types of metal, this […]

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Is Gigi Hadid's Daughter's Name a Sweet Nod to the Model's Sister Bella?

Did Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik find inspiration for their infant daughter's name from within the supermodel's family? On Thursday evening, sleuthy fans noticed that Gigi, 25, did not make a big announcement, but instead subtly changed the bio of her Instagram account to include "khai's mom" — revealing the name of her firstborn. Although Gigi and Malik, 28, have […]

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Pfizer to supply 40M COVID-19 shots for poor countries

Pfizer on Friday committed to supply up to 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization-backed effort to get affordable shots to poor and middle-income countries. The deal is a boost to the global program known as COVAX, as wealthy nations have snapped up most of the millions of coming shots. The commitment, announced […]

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COVID-19 slows worldwide but surges in Latin America

The COVID-19 pandemic slackened its pace around the world over the past week, but Latin America and the Caribbean saw a fresh surge, according to a specialised AFP database. Here is the state of play worldwide: Slowdown worldwide After hitting a peak, the pandemic slowed down this week with 634,200 new cases recorded on average per day, a 12 percent […]

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Covid new strain warning – the six ‘less common’ symptoms of you may be ignoring

Coronavirus symptoms: Dermatologist explains possible rashes Covid cases have increased across the winter period, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordering a third nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the virus. You could be at risk of coronavirus if you develop unexplained aches or pains, it’s been revealed. Covid cases increased throughout December, after the introduction of a new variant […]

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