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Harvard professors warn that war-torn countries will miss global vaccine goals in 2022

Taliban members gather and make speeches in front of Herat governorate after the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Herat, Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. Mir Ahmad Firooz Mashoof | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images War-torn countries will miss the World Health Organization’s goal of vaccinating 70% of their populations against Covid-19 by […]

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he’ll get his young kids Covid vaccinated as soon as they’re eligible

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday he plans to get his young kids vaccinated against Covid “as soon as they’re eligible.” Pfizer said Friday its two-shot vaccine at smaller doses was 90.7% effective in a clinical trial at preventing symptomatic illness in kids 5-11. Food and Drug Administration scientists — ahead of Tuesday’s vaccine […]

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This ‘gentle parenting’ guru gives her tips for raising confident kids

Getty Images Having a relationship with your child based on empathy and mutual respect, also known as “gentle parenting,” can make them more confident, according to one popular childcare author.   Sarah Ockwell-Smith, who wrote “The Gentle Parenting Book,” told CNBC via telephone that “gentle” parents have a good understanding of their child’s capabilities, so the […]

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Covid vaccine boosters are now available. Here’s who’s eligible for Pfizer, Moderna and J&J’s shots

A patient receives their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine booster during a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., September 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Nearly 100 million people nationwide are immediately eligible to receive Covid booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized extra doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson‘s […]

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Third juror dismissed in trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes after judge finds ‘good cause’ for leave

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A third juror was dismissed in Elizabeth Holmes’ criminal trial on Friday for what the judge said was “good cause.” That leaves only […]