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Phoenix City Council Approves Public Transit Resources for the Most Vulnerable

  The Phoenix city council voted unanimously today to approve $1 million to help residents in need with the cost of riding public transit. The city will use federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to purchase more than 31,000 monthly transit passes.  The move significantly increases the number of reduced-fare passes for those passengers in need experiencing financial or…

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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12…

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Rigel Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on COVID-19 Program

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed the Company that clinical data submitted in late-May from a 59-patient NIH/NHLBI-sponsored Phase 2 trial of fostamatinib to treat hospitalized patients suffering from COVID-19 are insufficient for an emergency use authorization (EUA) at this time. The FDA noted in their…

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Covid 19 – What Should I Do?

  Covid 19 – What Should I Do? By George Uliano It has been over a year since the Covid19 Pandemic struck the world. What should you do now? First, I am not a Doctor, I do not even have a background in the medical field. My background is in the security and lock business. I do have a lot…

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Patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in 2021 could pay thousands of dollars, study suggests

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  Newswise — Americans who get seriously ill from COVID-19 in 2021 might have to pay thousands of dollars in bills from their hospitals, doctors and ambulance companies, a new study suggests. The new University of Michigan analysis has implications for both policymakers and people who haven’t yet gotten vaccinated. The authors published their findings as a preprint because of their…

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Fauci: Nurses Are the Heroes of the Pandemic

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NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci gives keynote address during American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ annual conference Newswise — Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief medical advisor to the President of the United States, spoke to nurses and other healthcare professionals during the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition…

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Toyota Strengthens Funding To Local And National AAPI Organizations

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Holistic programming with partners builds upon long-standing commitment, improving access to new opportunities PLANO, Texas – Empowering young people to envision their full potential, to achieve a future without limits – that’s the kind of mindset Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), working with community partners such as Asian Pacific Islander American Scholars (APIA Scholars), is striving to accelerate. And it’s so…

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UFO Sightings Increased in 2020 (video)

  Reports of UFO sightings from the United States skyrocketed in 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC). The number had increased by over 1000 sighting compared to the previous year, 2019. With the number of sighting in 2020 reaching over 7000, the area where the reports almost doubled was the state of New…

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FDA Statement on Following the Authorized Dosing Schedules for COVID-19 Vaccines

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  Two different mRNA vaccines have now shown remarkable effectiveness of about 95% in preventing COVID-19 disease in adults. As the first round of vaccine recipients become eligible to receive their second dose, we want to remind the public about the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccines according to how they’ve been authorized by the FDA in order to safely receive…

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