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Fauci warns of post-Christmas surge in Covid infections

Fauci warns of post-Christmas surge in Covid infections

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), not pictured, before they receive the Moderna Inc. Covid-19 vaccine during an event at the NIH Clinical Center Masur Auditorium in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec, …

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Biden to push for more payments in next Covid plan

Biden to push for more payments in next Covid plan

US President-Elect Joe Biden delivers remarks before the holiday at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware on December 22, 2020. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will push for a third round of stimulus checks in the next Covid-19 relief bill, he said on Tuesday. The former …

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Joe Biden receives Covid vaccine, encourages public to get inoculated

Joe Biden receives Covid vaccine, encourages public to get inoculated

US President-elect Joe Biden receives a Covid-19 vaccination from Tabe Masa, Nurse Practitioner and Head of Employee Health Services, at the Christiana Care campus in Newark, Delaware on December 21, 2020. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden received a Covid-19 vaccine on live television Monday afternoon …

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Covid relief bill includes about $8 billion for vaccine distribution

Covid relief bill includes about $8 billion for vaccine distribution

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, U.S. December 20, 2020. Paul Sancya | Reuters The $900 billion coronavirus relief package agreed to by lawmakers allocates $8 billion to $9 billion to fund vaccine distribution, at least …

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You can’t sue Pfizer or Moderna over side effects

You can't sue Pfizer or Moderna over side effects

If you experience severe side effects after getting a Covid vaccine, lawyers tell CNBC there is basically no one to blame in a U.S. court of law.  The federal government has granted companies like Pfizer and Moderna immunity from liability if something unintentionally goes wrong with their vaccines. “It is …

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Distribution money at stake in Covid relief talks

Distribution money at stake in Covid relief talks

Congressional efforts to fund state and local distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine continued to hang in the balance on Monday even as the first doses of Pfizer’s pioneering inoculation were being administered. Lawmakers have yet to agree to a funding package to help health departments with the unprecedented vaccination campaign, …

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Moscow will work with winner of U.S. elections

Moscow will work with winner of U.S. elections

A woman and her dog leave Red Square in downtown Moscow on September 24, 2020. YURI KADOBNOV | AFP | Getty Images U.S.-Russia relations are at a low point, according to the head of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, who told CNBC that Moscow was willing to work with the next …

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Supreme Court appears willing to keep Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court appears willing to keep Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act seems likely to withstand its third challenge at the Supreme Court. During arguments in a case seeking to eliminate Obamacare, two of the court’s conservatives on Tuesday signaled they would not strike down the landmark legislation. Chief Justice John Roberts, who cast the key vote in …

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Obamacare to face another Supreme Court test

Obamacare to face another Supreme Court test

A protestor holds a sign outside the U.S. Supreme Court building, as the court justices engage in arguments over the fate of Obamacare laws, in Washington, U.S. November 10, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters The landmark health-care legislation known as Obamacare will face its third test at the Supreme Court …

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