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COVID-19 vaccine testing is directed at children

Each test dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine – and then having a sparkly bandage to cover the site – did not pinch the 9-year-old twins. “Sparkles make everything better,” declared Marizole Gerado, as she landed an exam table at Duke University to make way for her sister, Alejandra. U.S. And …

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How a small pharmacy in Pennsylvania vaccines thousands of people

Hannah Beer, by Maria Caspani Schwenksville, Pa. (Reuters) – Owner Mayank Amin has been working late into the night behind the counter at Skipack Pharmacy in Schneixville, near Philadelphia, as his independent drug store received state approval to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in late January. Dr. Mayank Amin was vaccinated …

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China has made COVID-19 anal swabs mandatory for foreigners

China has made anal COVID-19 swab mandatory for all foreign travelers coming into the country, a report said on Wednesday. The Times UK report states that the government claims that such tests provide greater accuracy than other screening methods for the virus. As part of the new travel requirement, there …

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