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Coronavirus: Social distancing advice toughened in Greater Manchester and Lancashire

First sign ‘Freedom Day’ will be delayed? Matt Hancock tells 4MILLION people in Greater Manchester and Lancashire to ‘minimise travel’, get tested and meet outdoors amid rise in Indian variant after Chris Whitty warned June 21 should be put back TWO WEEKS North West is the country’s hotspot with outbreaks triggered by Indian ‘Delta’ variant… Read More »

FDA authorizes Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for younger teens

Dive Brief: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday cleared Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in children 12 to 15 years old, making the shot the first authorized for millions of younger adolescents in the U.S. The agency’s decision, which had been expected since Pfizer and partner BioNTech asked in early April for an expansion of… Read More »

Walgreens and CVS responsible for majority of wasted coronavirus vaccines: Report

Pharmacy giants Walgreens and CVS reportedly oversaw the waste of most of the country’s soiled coronavirus vaccine doses as of late March. Of 182,874 spoiled vaccines recorded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by March 30, CVS was responsible for about half and Walgreens was responsible for 21%, according to CDC data reported… Read More »