• New Jersey is prioritizing cigarette smokers for COVID-19 vaccines because of their risk of severe disease

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A woman wearing a protective face mask smokes a cigarette on June 7, 2020.
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    New Jersey announced Thursday it would start vaccinating people age 65 and older and people with underlying health conditions against the coronavirus.
    One of those health conditions that now bumps New Jerseyans to the front of the line is smoking.
    Only people age 75 and older and essential workers were recommended to be next in line, but US officials recently urged states to expand eligibility.
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  • The Latest: Texas distributes over 1M virus vaccines

    The Latest: Texas distributes over 1M virus vaccines

    5 days ago - By Stl Today

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has distributed more than 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday as the state ramps up mass vaccination efforts while hospitals grapple with record numbers of patients.
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  • Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery: Can Air Cargo Meet The Challenge?

    5 days ago - By Forbes

    With Covid-19 vaccine approvals rolling in around the world, all eyes are now turned toward the air cargo industry. Can aviation deliver?
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  • COVID-19 vaccination center opening in Strip resort on Monday

    5 days ago - By Review Journal

    A UMC vaccination center equipped to offer hundreds of vaccinations each day will be set up inside the Encore's convention space.
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  • Encore opening COVID-19 vaccination center on Monday

    5 days ago - By Review Journal

    A University Medical Center vaccination center will be set up inside the property's convention space, near the self-parking garage. It will be equipped to offer hundreds of vaccinations each day, according to a Wynn Resorts release.
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  • 5 Intangible Buyer Behavior Trends to Monitor in 2021

    6 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    Despite turning the calendar from 2020 to 2021, we find ourselves starting the new year in more turmoil. A catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic that continues to increase in scope. The hope of the vaccines tempered as the rollout encounters delays. And the disturbing insurrection at our capitol causing national anxiety. To ignore these in a business context is to be blind to the effect on our society.
    Such tumultuous events will have a direct impact on buying behaviors in 2021. Organizations today will need to monitor buying behaviors as they ebb and shift in 2021. Here are 5 intangible buying...
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  • How China is using its coronavirus vaccine 'to fill this void' left by the US

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    An employee inspects syringes of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech at its factory in Beijing, September 24, 2020.
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    Many of the world's poor countries are struggling to get their hands on vaccines for the coronavirus, and China has stepped in, offering priority access to its vaccine.
    That could end up being a diplomatic victory for China, bolstering its influence with those countries, though it remains uncertain if Beijing will fulfill its promises.
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  • Fear of Vaccine Threatens to Delay Pandemic's End

    6 days ago - By Washington Post

    After the first vaccines against Covid-19 demonstrated efficacy, public health officials began to foresee a gradual end to the pandemic. Getting there with a minimum of additional suffering will require widespread administration of vaccines, with the goal of achieving so-called herd immunity. Some health specialists warn that vaccine hesitancy - a reluctance to accept immunization - threatens to undermine that target.
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  • Covid-19 Vaccines, Vulnerable To Theft, Leave Healthcare Supply Chains Scrambling For Security

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    With reports that Covid-19 vaccines are being stolen and sold on the black market, Tom Knight, CEO of Atlanta-based inventory visibility and analytics firm Invistics, says he saw this coming back in April 2020.
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