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COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now booked for the next 3.5 months in New York after more people became eligible

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Javits Center in New York City began COVID-19 vaccinations for essential workers and people over 65 years old age on January 13, 2021. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu
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The New York Department of Health alerted New Yorkers of a "very limited" COVID-9 vaccine supply that has backed up appointments by more than 3 months.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said "there is simply not enough" of the vaccine, telling the federal government it needs more doses.
Of the 1.87 million doses received, the state of New York has administered 41% of them, according to Bloomberg...
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Explainer: China's new COVID-19 outbreaks

Explainer: China's new COVID-19 outbreaks

1 month ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China has put millions of people in lockdown in response to new outbreaks of COVID-19 in the north and northeast, with Hebei province reporting the first new coronavirus death on the mainland since May last year. HOW DID THESE NEW OUTBREAKS OCCUR? Two major outbreaks now centre on Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei, and the province of Heilongjiang in northeast China. Though the first case in the Hebei cluster was identified on Jan. 3, medical experts said it may actually have begun as early as November and spread through the province over the subsequent months. There is no indication that...
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China's COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases rise

China's COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases rise

1 month ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China says it is now treating more than 1,000 people for COVID-19 as numbers of cases continue to surge in the country's north. The National Health Commission on Friday said 1,001 patients were under care for the disease, 26 of them in serious condition, and that 144 total new cases had been recorded over the past 24 hours. The province of Hebei, just outside Beijing, accounted for 90 of the new cases, while Heilongjiang province further north reported 43 new cases. Nine cases were brought from outside the country, while local transmissions also occurred in the southern Guangxi region and...
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A Biden economic appointee explains how a 'true new deal' plan uses 9 reforms to rebuild wealth for all Americans

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Bharat Ramamurti is a member of the COVID-19 Congressional Oversight Commission.
Sarah Silbiger/Washington Post via AP pool
Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the " Pitchfork Economics " podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein.
In this week's episode, Hanauer spoke with Bharat Ramamurti, deputy director of the incoming Biden administration's National Economic Council who recently coauthored 'A True New Deal' that details a plan for inclusive economic recovery during the pandemic.
The plan promotes...
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Mount Sinai is booking 100 patients a minute to receive the Covid-19 vaccine using Zocdoc's new scheduling service

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

ZocDoc mobile app homepage. Courtesy of ZocDoc.
ZocDoc
New York City's Mount Sinai hospital system has already had 100,000 healthcare workers and patients sign up to receive the Covid-19 vaccine using Zocdoc's new immunization scheduling feature.
Zocdoc's CEO said the new service is the company's "contribution to this public health effort."
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Mount Sinai, New York City's largest academic medical system, has booked more than 100,000 Covid-19 vaccination appointments for healthcare workers and eligible patients since it started using a new...
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