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BioNTech to work with Senegal, Rwanda to make mRNA vaccines

By Carley Petesch, Associated Press Senegal and Rwanda have signed an agreement with German company BioNTech for the construction of its first start-to-finish factories to...

WHO Honors Henrietta Lacks, Woman Whose Cells Served Science

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The chief of the World Health Organization on Wednesday, October 13, honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose...

New Coronavirus Variant a ‘Concern’ for Health Officials

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Delta be damned. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant...

Surgeon General Urges US Fight Against COVID Misinformation

By David Klepper, Associated Press U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging...

Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The latest delta surge also has led to increases in hospitalizations and deaths, Dr. Walensky stated. She remarked that deaths have risen by about...