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Workers move boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine as they are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan on December 13, 2020. Morry Gash | AFP | Getty Images Officials with Operation Warp Speed, the U.S. government program to distribute Covid-19 vaccines to Americans, had to slash
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Rick Gates, senior vice president of pharmacy and healthcare at Walgreens, told CNBC that getting vaccines to the general public “won’t be chaos” as the FDA authorized Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use and set plans in motion to get states nearly 6 million doses by early next week.    “What you’re going to see, is we’re going to be very thoughtful on
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The Child, popularly known as “Baby Yoda,” is a character in the new Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian” Episodic Photos, Disney *This post contains spoilers for “The Mandalorian” season two.*  When the final credits rolled on “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” fans who had eagerly awaited the final chapter in the Skywalker saga quickly split into two
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Sammie Michael Dent, Jr., the grandson of Florence Bolton, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) positive patient that died on November 2nd at Roseland Community Hospital, carries her casket into Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, U.S., December 9, 2020. Shannan Stapleton | Reuters December is on pace become deadliest month of
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[The stream is slated to start at 1:30 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] NIAID’s Dr. Anthony Fauci and Operation Warp Speed’s Dr. Moncef Slaoui speak with CNBC’s Senior Health and Science Reporter Meg Tirrell in two separate one-on-one interviews for a special edition of the CNBC Healthy Returns livestream on Wednesday, December
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United is the first commercial airline to fly the first FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines to the U.S. thanks to a coordinated effort between cargo, safety, technical operations, flight operations and several other teams at United. On behalf of Pfizer, United operated five cargo-only flights in early December delivering COVID-19 vaccines from Brussels to Chicago. Source: United
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India’s entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to shape the future of technology, not only within their own country but across the globe, according to the billionaire founder of one of the country’s most successful start-ups. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, CEO of financial technology company Paytm, said accelerating internet adoption under the pandemic has increased the need
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The first Covid vaccine has just been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. Late Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus inoculation for distribution across the country.  Within hours, FedEx and United Parcel Service will begin shipping 2.9 million doses of the vaccine from Pfizer plants to hospitals, clinics, and other
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Virgin Galactic’s carrier aircraft releases its spacecraft Unity during a glide flight test. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic confirmed its latest spaceflight test was cut short after its SpaceShipTwo Unity vehicle attempted to launch above New Mexico on Saturday. An unofficial webcast hosted by space enthusiast forum NASASpaceflight appeared to show the spacecraft’s engine aborted after
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer and BioNTech‘s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, a monumental turning point in the once-in-a-century pandemic that has taken nearly 300,000 American lives in less than a year and wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy. The FDA’s emergency use authorization will now kick-start the federal government’s distribution of
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A vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is seen ahead of being administered at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland December 8, 2020. Liam McBurney | Pool | Reuters The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is “rapidly” working toward clearing Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use after a key panel overwhelmingly endorsed the
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A vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Liam McBurney | Reuters A Food and Drug Administration panel is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to recommend the approval of Pfizer and BioNTech‘s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use. The non-binding decision from the agency’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, an outside group of experts
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General Gustave Perna, chief operating officer for the Defense Department’s Project Warp Speed, speaks during an Operation Warp Speed vaccine summit at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. officials said the federal government plans to start distributing 2.9 million Covid-19 vaccine
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Joby air taxi eVTOL demonstrator. After more than six years of secret development, Joby Aviation lifts the lid on its innovative eVTOL air taxi program. Source: Joby Aviation The air taxi business is at least a couple of years from taking off, but it’s already seeing consolidation among start-ups. California-based Joby Aviation, which is developing
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A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters LONDON — The coronavirus vaccine developed by British pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, is the first to have its late-stage trial results independently reviewed and published in
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Voluspa scented candles for sale at Bloomingdale’s Inc. flagship department store in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Nina Westervelt | Bloomberg | Getty Images Perfume and cologne are typically popular holiday gifts. This year, however, the beauty industry is getting a boost from a different kind of fragrance: Home scents. The reason?
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