• March 3 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

    1 month ago - By Calculated Risk

    SPECIAL NOTE: The Covid Tracking Project will end daily updates on March 7th.
    From Bloomberg on vaccinations as of Mar 2nd. "In the U.S., more Americans have now received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. So far, 80.5 million doses have been given. In the last week, an average of 2.01 million doses per day were administered." Here is the CDC COVID Data Tracker. This site has data on vaccinations, cases and more.
    The US has averaged 1.5 million tests per day over the last week. The percent positive over the last 7 days was 4.2%.
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  • Majority of small businesses not requiring vaccines, tests

    Majority of small businesses not requiring vaccines, tests

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A majority of small businesses are not requiring their employees to get tested for the new coronavirus or get any COVID-19 vaccines, though the health care and hospitality industries are ahead of the curve on this...
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  • The Latest: Dozens of federal inmates refuse vaccine

    The Latest: Dozens of federal inmates refuse vaccine

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    HARTFORD, Conn. - More than 200 inmates at the federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, have declined to get vaccinated against COVID-19, including numerous medically vulnerable prisoners who have been seeking release to home confinement due to concerns about the coronavirus,...
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  • Johnson & Johnson's CEO doesn't want to go back to 'business as usual' after the pandemic and hopes public-private partnerships among pharmaceutical firms continue

    Johnson & Johnson's CEO doesn't want to go back to 'business as usual' after the pandemic and hopes public-private partnerships among pharmaceutical firms continue

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky
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    Johnson & Johnson's CEO said the US and pharma firms should continue to partner even after COVID-19.
    CEO Alex Gorsky told The Washington Post the collaboration helped J&J work quickly on its vaccine.
    "I hope we don't go back to doing business as usual," Gorsky told the Post.
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    As the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the country last year, the US worked with pharmaceutical giants to quickly make and produce vaccines. Now that vaccine shots are...
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  • The data is in: COVID-19 vaccines are proving to be crucial in curbing the pandemic by slashing infections, hospitalizations, and deaths

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination.
    Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images
    The coronavirus vaccines being rolled out are really, really good.
    The first real-world data shows huge drops in transmission, infections, and hospitalizations.
    Vaccines are more than a silver lining to the pandemic - they're our way out.
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    For coronavirus vaccines, the good news keeps on coming. Scientists tracking the performance of shots from Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca are finding that they're working well to protect...
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