COVID-19 Vaccine

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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As the Thanksgiving holiday week begins, New York officials are recommending that dinners and gatherings with family and friends be limited or even canceled to prevent a further rise in COVID-19 transmission.

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Nearly 40 million vaccines could be needed to protect New Yorkers from COVID-19. Every state submitted to the federal government how they intend to distribute those vaccines to residents, whenever a vaccine becomes available.

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Both Pfizer and Moderna say their COVID-19 vaccines are more than 90 percent effective. But a new study from the Yale School of Public Health says it’ll take more than a vaccine alone to end the virus.

Covid-19 Vaccine
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said the delayed transition of power to President-Elect Joe Biden could also delay the distribution of coronavirus vaccines.

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Communities of color have a historic distrust of the medical profession because of decades of racist experimentation without consent. Yale researchers worked to rebuild trust through a clinical trial of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.