• The Latest: Drug execs face questions on vaccine supply

    2 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The top developers of U.S. COVID-19 vaccines are facing questions from Congress about limited supplies of the shots needed to end the pandemic.
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  • Mastercard And Microsoft Among Trending Stocks This Week

    Mastercard And Microsoft Among Trending Stocks This Week

    2 days ago - By Forbes

    There's a lot going on right now with rising bond yields, the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, and an aggressive stimulus. With more earnings on tap for the week, Q.ai's deep learning algorithms have crunched the numbers to bring you the top trending stocks.
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  • Scotland's vaccine rollout suggests delaying the 2nd COVID-19 shot is a bad idea

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana.
    Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images
    The UK strategy to delay the second coronavirus vaccine dose for up to 12 weeks carries real risk.
    New data from Scotland showed protection against hospitalization peaking after five weeks - and then declining.
    Vaccine developers and public-health experts told Insider it's a mistake to delay second doses.
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    The UK's strategy of...
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  • The World Is Going To Hire Robots After Covid-19

    2 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    In the span of a few months, millions of people were laid off, furloughed, or transitioned to remote work.
    In April 2020, the unemployment rate peaked at a whopping 14.7%. The last time we saw an unemployment percentage that high in the nation was during the Great Depression.
    Companies shifted to work remotely to keep up with social distancing guidelines. Some companies have already decided to allow workers to work from home permanently .
    Necessary organizations that cannot move employees to work from home must put into effect social distancing measures to prevent the spread of infection...
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  • Consumer confidence rises for second straight month

    2 days ago - By Chron

    SILVER SPRING, Md. - U.S. consumer confidence rose again in February as an accelerating COVID-19 vaccine push provides hope for Americans who have lived through a year of unprecedented restrictions.
    The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 91.3, up from 88.9 in January.
    The present situation index, which is based on consumers' assessment of current business and labor market conditions, rose to 92 from 85.5 last month. The expectations index - based on consumers' near-term outlook for income, business, and labor conditions - ticked down slightly to...
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  • Pfizer Vaccine Updates: Possibly Easier Storage, Efficacy Against South African Strain

    2 days ago - By Forbes

    Last week, there were two positive developments relating to Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine, and one possible negative development. Firstly, Pfizer says based on internal testing that its vaccine can tolerate warmer temperatures than initially specified, possibly making...
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  • BlackRock bond expert explains where not to put your money right now

    2 days ago - By CNBC

    In light of the pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollouts and potentially hefty fiscal stimulus in the U.S., the BlackRock Investment Institute is opting for a more risk-on approach in 2021.
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  • A single shot of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine reduces the risk of infection by 70%, the first real-world data suggests

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Medical assistant April Massaro gives a first dose of Pfizer BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to nurse Alice Fallago at Desert Valley Hospital on Thursday, December 17, 2020 in Victorville, California.
    Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
    One shot of Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine reduced the risk of coronavirus infection by 70% in a UK study.
    The COVID-19 vaccine's protection increased to 85% in those who got two shots.
    The data showed Pfizer's vaccine worked against a mutated variant found in the UK and US, B.1.1.7.
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    Pfizer and...
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