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WHO head calls for two-month vaccine booster moratorium

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization on Monday called for a two-month moratorium on administering booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines as a means of reducing global vaccine inequality and preventing the emergence of new coronavirus variants. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters in Hungary’s capital, Budapest, that he was…

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Fraudulent “COVID-19 Compensation Lottery Prize” scam, falsely alleges association with WHO and others

GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) has been made aware of correspondences being circulated by scammers (acting under the name of Capital Finance, Inc. London), falsely notifying recipients of such correspondences that they have been selected as a beneficiary/winner of a US$1 million lottery compensation prize payment for losses and damages suffered as a…

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COVID-19 Cases Rise Almost 70% According to the CDC

WASHINGTON, DC (FNN) – The White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials raised a stark alarm during its latest press briefing Friday. According to Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on July 15th the CDC reported more than 33,000 new cases of COVID-19, with the 7-day new…

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Vaccinated Teachers and Students Don’t Need Masks, CDC Says

NEW YORK (AP) — Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines. The changes come amid a national vaccination campaign in which children as young as 12 are eligible to get shots, as well as a general…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Promotes World Vitiligo Day in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – State Rep. Daisy Morales’s inaugural World Vitiligo Day celebration at Orlando City Hall Friday embodied the word poignant. From the three governmental proclamations and Rep. Morales’s Florida House of Representatives Resolution 8053 to the strong, brave vitiligo activists sharing their personal stories, the audience was quiet, eagerly absorbing every word.…

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Governor DeSantis Highlights Commitment to Prevent Alzheimer’s

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted his commitment to the prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a press conference at an assisted living center in Jacksonville. DeSantis noted that the 2021-2022 budget for Alzheimer’s research in the state budget was increased by $12 million, bringing the total to $51 million. He also…

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