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American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced they’ll be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff Barnett told
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In this article PFE People receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside a Covid-19 mass vaccination center at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pfizer‘s and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the
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Companies are monitoring the spread of the delta Covid variant as they adapt return-to-office plans and prioritize giving flexibility to employees, a board member at three Fortune 500 companies told CNBC on Friday. “I believe there’s going to continue to be hybrid offerings. … Flexibility is here to stay, especially if you want to be
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Selective focus. Concept photo. Oleksandr Siedov | iStock Editorial | Getty Images LONDON — Downloads of the U.K.’s contact tracing app surged last week, according to new data, despite widespread concerns of people being told to self-isolate amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The NHS Covid-19 app was downloaded 161,000 times in the week
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Anthony Scaramucci, former director of communications for the White House and founder of SkyBridge Capital LLC, speaks during the Skybridge Alternatives (SALT) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 8, 2019. Joe Buglewicz | Bloomberg | Getty Images Anthony Scaramucci, founder and co-managing partner of SkyBridge, told CNBC on Friday he’s mandated Covid shots at
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Vials of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. Johnson & Johnson via Reuters There have been 100 reported cases of a rare, but serious, neurological disorder following Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccination, but preliminary data suggests the benefits of the shots still outweigh the risks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said
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Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images A CDC advisory group is considering whether fully vaccinated Americans with weakened immune systems need a booster dose of a Covid vaccine after data shows they are less likely to have antibodies to fight the disease and more likely to suffer from a so-called breakthrough infection. Immunosuppressed
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In this article BIIB Aduhelm by Biogen Source: Biogen Biogen‘s Alzheimer’s drug, Adhulem, generated $2 million in revenue in the first few weeks of its approval, the company said Thursday in releasing its second-quarter earnings along with an open letter about the controversial drug. Biogen upped its revenue guidance for the year, saying it now
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People wearing face protective masks walk on Hollywood Blvd during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2021. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters From Los Angeles to Massachusetts, local officials across the country are pleading with Americans to once again wear masks inside as the delta variant rips through
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In this article PM VEC-GB Philip Morris International CEO Jacek Olczak defended the tobacco company’s intentions to buy British pharmaceutical company Vectura Group, telling CNBC it is steadfastly committed to erasing cigarette use. “We can stand still and continue selling cigarettes or we can do something with the science and the technology at least to significantly
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SINGAPORE — The failure to contain Covid infections is impeding the recovery of many Southeast Asian economies, says Sean Darby from Jefferies. “Indonesia, like many of the ASEAN economies, has yet to really get to grips with the Covid-19 virus,” Darby, global head of equity strategy at the U.S. investment bank, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday urged the state’s unvaccinated residents to get a Covid shot, telling CNBC in an interview that he hopes there will be no need to reimplement public health restrictions such as mask mandates. The Democratic governor’s comments on “Squawk Box” come as U.S. coronavirus cases are rising sharply, while
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Indonesia needs to “protect the people” and spend more to support them during the pandemic — and it’s not likely to impair the economic recovery, said its finance minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati. The so-called social safety net for Indonesians has been increased by 20% while health-care expenditure has been upped by nearly 19%, Sri Mulyani
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In this article FB Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying
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Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Rochelle Walensky testifies during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to examine the FY 2022 budget request for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 19, 2021 in Washington,DC. Jim Lo Scalzo | AFP | Getty Images Tennessee’s decision to cease vaccine outreach
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