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Should the COVID-19 vaccine be mandated? Debate takes center stage, as hospitals, colleges and businesses start requiring the shot

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A new phase of the US immunization campaign has begun, with supply now expected to exceed demand.
Public-health experts are debating whether vaccine mandates for some groups would help or hurt.
Some organizations, like a major Houston health system, are requiring the shot for their employees.
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The US vaccination campaign is entering a new phase, marked by excess supply of shots. And public-health experts, bioethicists, and doctors are debating whether or not mandating the COVID-19 vaccine would be helpful or harmful. The...
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A new green cryptocurrency called Chia uses a less energy-intensive method of minting new coins. Here are 6 things to know about the digital asset before it starts trading on Monday

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A new green cryptocurrency called Chia is set to start trading on Monday, May 3.
Chia uses "proof of space" and "proof of time" instead of bitcoin's "proof of work" to mint new coins.
The rise of Chia is already causing shortages and price increases at hard drive and SSD manufacturers.
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A new "green" cryptocurrency called Chia is set to start trading next week. It was created by Bram Cohen, the inventor of BitTorrent, and uses what's called "proofs of space and time" to...
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