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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy optimistic on rollout

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy optimistic on rollout

Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday expressed optimism about the rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine in New Jersey, but he urged the state’s residents to continue following public health protocols as hospitalizations rise. “We’re still in the thick of things,” Murphy said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” The vaccine distribution “is …

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Merck CEO optimistic, sees 6 more months of masks

Merck CEO optimistic, sees 6 more months of masks

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier told CNBC on Thursday he was hopeful about continued progress on coronavirus vaccines but suggested that strict adherence to public-health protocols would remain necessary for months ahead. “I think there’s a lot of reason to be optimistic about the vaccines that are coming out. The Pfizer …

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U.S. officials ‘optimistic’ pandemic could end

U.S. officials 'optimistic' pandemic could end

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ADM Brett P. Giroir testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on the Trump Administration’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 23, 2020. Kevin Dietsch | Pool via Reuters A senior administration official said Monday …

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