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COVID-19 vaccine rollout plagued by protests, failed technology and front-line workers missing out

Should lawmakers get vaccine priority over health care workers? Biden, Harris to receive COVID vaccine Monday; reaction from ‘Media Buzz’ host Howard Kurtz on ‘The Daily Briefing’ It has been more than a week since the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine's much-anticipated shipments arrived at the NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. While thousands of front-line health care […]

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Coronavirus exposure leads hundreds of Detroit health care workers to quarantine amid staffing concerns

HHS Secretary Azar: Coronavirus vaccine could be distributed 24 hours after approval The FDA will consider emergency authorization for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine; Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar provides updates on ‘Fox News Sunday.’ Hundreds of health care workers in part of a hospital system in Detroit, Mich., are currently not working after they […]

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Trial shows hydroxychloroquine does not prevent COVID-19 in health care workers

University of Minnesota Medical School physician researchers studied hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to prevent COVID-19 for those with high-risk for exposure to the virus—health care workers. The pre-exposure prophylaxis trial results, which were published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, determined that taking 400mg of hydroxychloroquine once or twice weekly did not prevent the development of COVID-19 […]