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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate Minority …

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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate Minority …

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As coronavirus aid talks drag on, U.S. Congress prepares stopgap vote to avoid shutdown

By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Negotiations in the U.S. Congress over final details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill could spill into the weekend, requiring another stopgap spending bill to avert a looming government shutdown, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. U.S. Senate Minority …

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U.S. Congress wrangles over details of coronavirus economic aid as deadline approaches

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After months of feuding and with a weekend deadline fast approaching, U.S. congressional negotiators were wrangling over details of a $900 billion COVID-19 aid bill that leaders have vowed to pass before going home this year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) walks …

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Alaskan has allergic reaction after getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

(Reuters) – An Alaskan health worker had a serious allergic reaction after getting Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine, but is now stable, public health authorities said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front …

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Chinese county preparing to offer coronavirus vaccine to residents

BEIJING (Reuters) – A small county in China has said it is preparing to offer novel coronavirus vaccinations to residents for about $65, one of a handful of places in China considering inoculation for members of the general public. A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 …

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Covid-19 vaccine stickers could encourage people to get vaccinated

Experts and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hope that’s the case. “I definitely think that public health swag has some weight,” infectious disease epidemiologist Jessica Malaty Rivera told CNN. “The flu vaccine band aid has become iconic. Something similar like that for Covid-19, like a button or …

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Chinese county preparing to offer coronavirus vaccine to residents

BEIJING (Reuters) – A small county in China has said it is preparing to offer novel coronavirus vaccinations to residents for about $65, one of a handful of places in China considering inoculation for members of the general public. A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 …

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