Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Novak Djokovic: Australia to overturn three-year visa ban, source says, paving way for Australian Open

Sydney CNN  —  Australia will overturn a three-year ban on tennis player Novak Djokovic entering the country, paving the way for the former world No. 1 to contest the 2023 Australian Open. Australia’s Immigration Minister Andrew Giles will repeal the ban, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told …

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Hearing aids are now available over the counter at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy

Millions of Americans with hearing loss can now purchase hearing aids without a prescription or medical exam from Walgreens, CVS and Best Buy, according to the companies. Walgreens on Monday started selling over-the-counter hearing aids online and at its stores nationwide for $799 a pair. By comparison, the average cost …

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Martha Stewart ‘heartbroken’ over positive Covid test

CNN  —  Martha Stewart had to miss out on an event she was looking forward to after testing positive for Covid-19. The doyenne of domesticity shared on her verified Instagram account Tuesday that she had planned to host a garden party on behalf of her “favorite skincare line.” “But I’m …

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MLB postpones Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox due to Covid

CNN  —  Due to multiple positive Covid-19 tests within the Guardians organization, Wednesday afternoon’s game between Cleveland and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed, Major League Baseball officials announced. It is the first Covid-19-related postponement of the season. Among those testing positive for the virus that causes Covid-19 are …

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Covid Novavax (NVAX) Q1 2022 earnings

Novavax on Monday reported its first profitable quarter as its Covid vaccine rolls out across several countries around the world, though the company still missed earnings and revenue expectations. Novavax reported net income of $203 million in the first quarter, compared to a net loss of $222.7 million the same …

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U.S. will limit Covid vaccines to high-risk people this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more funding

The U.S. will have to limit the next generation of Covid vaccines this fall to individuals at the highest risk of getting seriously sick from the virus if Congress fails to approve funding to purchase the new shots, according to a senior Biden administration official. The official, who spoke on …

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CDC investigating severe hepatitis in children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 109 cases of severe hepatitis in children, including five deaths, to try to determine a cause with adenovirus infection as the primary line of inquiry, the public health agency said on Friday. More than 90% of the children were hospitalized and …

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New York City could bring back mask mandate, vaccine checks

Children are seen walking to school, on the first day of lifting the indoor mask mandate for DOE schools between K through 12, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. March 7, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters New York City could bring back mask mandates and proof of vaccination …

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Covid Moderna (MRNA) Q1 earnings 2022

The Moderna Covid-19 vaccine awaits administration at a vaccination clinic in Los Angeles, California on December 15, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Moderna sold $5.9 billion of its Covid vaccine in the first quarter, blowing out revenue and profit expectations. The biotech company’s shares soared by …

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Pfizer Paxlovid prescriptions to treat Covid increased tenfold in U.S.

Paxlovid, a Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pill, is seen manufactured in Ascoli, Italy, in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters on November 16, 2021. Pfizer | Handout | via Reuters Pfizer on Tuesday said prescriptions for its oral antiviral to treat Covid-19 have increased nearly tenfold in the U.S. …

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