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COVID-19 vaccines saved nearly 20 million lives in a year, study says

Nearly 20 million lives were saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been…

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Life in China is ruled by the government’s COVID health app. That app is ripe for abuse.

In China, life is now governed by an official coronavirus health app on pretty much everyone’s smartphones. More important than…

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World’s most livable cities: Vienna climbs back to its No. 1 spot. These are the biggest decliners

Vienna ranked first in 2018 and 2019, but was overtaken by Auckland, New Zealand, during the pandemic and slipped to…

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Vienna reclaims title as world’s most livable city

Vienna has reclaimed its title as the most livable city in the world, according to a report by the Economist…

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CDC advisers vote to recommend Moderna’s COVID vaccine for adolescents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s outside vaccine advisers voted unanimously Thursday to expand their recommendations for Moderna’s COVID-19…

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Scientists probe Japan’s remarkable COVID success in hunt for new vaccine to protect some of the most vulnerable

Tokyo — Japan’s notable coronavirus pandemic resilience has generated scores of possible explanations, from the country’s preference for going shoeless…

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Kids in China’s capital now must show negative COVID test to go to a park

Beijing — While much of the world tries to get back to something resembling normal, the draconian coronavirus control measures…

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Research details patterns of COVID and long COVID symptoms across 42,000 individuals

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* pre-print server, researchers examined 42,000 participants from nine longitudinal studies conducted in…

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Beyonce’s ‘Break My Soul’ is a sign the Great Resignation ‘has seeped into the zeitgeist,’ says labor economist

Beyoncé released a new single, “Break My Soul,” on Monday. The song references quitting a job and employee stress, alluding…

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COVID vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old are here. What parents need to know.

Now that  federal health officials have cleared the way for COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old,…

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