• I'm a nurse who volunteers to give out COVID-19 vaccines. I administer about 100 a day to people both skeptical of and grateful for the shot

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Kathryn is a registered nurse in the Indianapolis metro area. She spoke anonymously out of concern for her privacy. Her identity has been verified by Insider.
    I've been a registered nurse for over 30 years, and it's been the most rewarding experience. My hospital opened its first vaccine clinic in December, and I started volunteering right away.
    I don't remember the first vaccine I gave, but I remember the very first day I volunteered - I was so nervous.
    In my current role, I don't give a lot of vaccinations. I made sure to read up on all the vaccine types and...
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  • Here's Why These Countries Are Reconsidering The AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine - Even Though Experts Say It's Safe

    Here's Why These Countries Are Reconsidering The AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine - Even Though Experts Say It's Safe

    3 days ago - By Forbes

    At least seven countries have restricted the shots use in younger people despite regulators asserting the safety and efficacy of the vaccines.
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  • Pandemic impact may weigh on commercial real estate recovery

    3 days ago - By Chron

    LOS ANGELES - The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is fueling optimism that Americans will increasingly return to the ways they used to shop, travel and work before the pandemic.
    That would be a welcome change for companies that own office buildings and hotels, or those that lease space to restaurants, bars, department stores and other retailers. These have been the hardest-hit areas of commercial real estate over the past year as the pandemic forced many businesses to shut down temporarily or operate on a limited basis.
    But even as the U.S. economy appears set to roar back to life this...
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  • The Covid-19 vaccine script that TV shows are using to fight fear and misinformation

    3 days ago - By CNBC

    In the fight against Covid-19 vaccine misinformation, some Hollywood showrunners say TV scripts can be used to change the narrative.
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  • A COVID-19 expert shares his simple sports analogy to explain why vaccines work against variants

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    There's concern coronavirus variants can partially evade vaccines made to target the original virus.
    But research suggests the parts of our immune system activated by vaccines can still fight variants.
    Experts say to think of vaccines like an elite athlete: They can dominate even when off their A game.
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    For a while, Dr. Jeremy Faust struggled to put into words why he was not worried about COVID-19 variants rendering vaccines obsolete. Faust, an emergency-medicine physician and instructor at Harvard Medical School, was...
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