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White House Covid-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha warned on May 18 that without more funding from Congress the US will not be able to buy enough Covid-19 vaccines for every American who wants an updated shot later this year.

White House warns the US can’t buy updated Covid-19 vaccines ‘for every American who wants one’ without more funding

By Betsy Klein, CNN White House Covid-19 coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha warned Wednesday that without more funding from Congress the US will not be able to buy enough Covid-19 vaccines for every American who wants an updated shot later this year. Scientists are working to develop new vaccines that would offer additional protection from infection… Continue Reading

Predominantly Black college to shut down after Covid-19 and cyberattack burdens

By Omar Jimenez and Sean Lyngaas, CNN After more than 150 years, Lincoln College in central Illinois is closing its doors after significant challenges from Covid-19 and complications stemming from a recent cyberattack. The college is a predominantly Black institution, as designated by the U.S. Department of Education, and according to the Lincoln Heritage Museum,… Continue Reading
The Biden administration is ramping up its warnings of a potential fall and winter surge should Congress fail to pass additional Covid-19 supplemental funding

Biden administration warns of impacts to updated vaccine production as it pushes lawmakers for more Covid funding

By Betsy Klein and Kaitlan Collins, CNN The Biden administration is ramping up its warnings of a potential fall and winter surge should Congress fail to pass additional Covid-19 supplemental funding, warning of effects to the production of updated vaccines, as well as other potential consequences to testing and treatments. The warning comes as scientists… Continue Reading
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