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Later, State Police issued a one-page statement saying that troopers struggled with Greene during his arrest and that he died on the way to the hospital. John Bel Edwards down rebuffed repeated requests to release the body-camera video of Greene’s arrest. Greene can be heard apologizing to the officers, telling them he is scared and moaning and gasping for air. And like Greene, all the suspects were driving alone, were unarmed and didn’t appear to resist after troopers closed in. The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana on Wednesday called for a “top-to-bottom federal investigation” of the State Police.
Persons: Ronald Greene, he’d, , Aaron Bowman, , , Rafael Goyeneche, “ They’ve, It’s, Greene, Greene’s, John Bel Edwards, Kory York, Chris Hollingsworth, Antonio Harris, Harris, yanking, George Harper, Jacob Brown, ” Harper, Troopers, ” Brown, Brown, Harper, DeMoss, Bowman, Monroe, pummeling Bowman, ” Bowman, Morgan Blake, Blake, Randall Dickerson, Blake “, Dickerson Organizations: Louisiana State Police, Associated Press, AP, Dakota, Louisiana State Police Troop, Metropolitan Crime Commission, State Police, The State Police, Democratic Gov, American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana Locations: BATON ROUGE, La, Louisiana, Monroe, New Orleans, State, Richland Parish, Dakota, Ouachita Parish
Google, Facebook pledged millions for local news. Was it enough?
  + stars: | 2021-06-10 | by ( Helen Coster | ) www.reuters.com + 0.00   time to read: +8 min
Google and Facebook accounted for 54% of U.S. digital advertising revenue in 2020, according to eMarketer, a market research company. Under the Facebook Journalism Project, for instance, Reuters received funding to develop a digital media training course for journalists. Both Facebook and Google have made contributions to the news industry apart from the $600 million. Both Facebook and Google say publishers benefit just from using their platforms, which deliver traffic that helps drive advertising revenue and subscriptions. The Seattle Times publisher said his paper has participated in programs backed by Google and Facebook.
Persons: , Maribel Perez Wadsworth, We're, Emily Bell, they're, , Campbell Brown, Ben Monnie, ” Brown, Adam Isserlis, Lance Knobel, Frank Blethen Organizations: Reuters, Google, Facebook, Gannett’s USA, USA Today Network, , Tow Center, Digital Journalism, Columbia University, Reuters Institute for, Journalism, Thomson Reuters, Publishers, GO, Associated Press, BuzzFeed, Cook, Post, HD Media, Seattle Times, Thomson Locations: South, Courier, Charleston , South Carolina, Cityside, Oakland , California, United States, U.S, West Virginia
Birth workers say the current medical system isn't set up to support pregnant transgender people. “Gender is really ingrained in how we see pregnancy, birth and parenthood. “Midwives like myself are in this unique situation — our model of care is already better set up to care for trans people. Fifty percent of transgender people surveyed said they’ve had to teach their medical providers about transgender care. “The desire to have children is not attached to gender,” Rachlin said.
Persons: Kayden Coleman, fussed, he's, Coleman, Ray Rachlin, That's, Rachlin, chestfeeding, , , Davis Chandler, Chandler, who's, She's, there's, Gynecologists, Alson Burke, Burke, Jenna, JB, Brown, Leo Murphy, Jenna “ JB ” Brown, isn’t, they’ve, ” Brown, ” Rachlin, she’s, “ It’s Organizations: Discrimination Survey, American College of Obstetricians, OB, University of Washington, Twitter, Facebook Locations: Houston, Philadelphia, Northampton , Massachusetts, Seattle, Austin , Texas
For full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakWhile the outbreaks inside nursing homes now are much smaller, less frequent and less severe than during the height of the pandemic, there continue to be hundreds of deaths each week attributed to the coronavirus. Three of the nursing home’s residents who contracted Covid-19 died, including two who were not vaccinated. So-called “breakthrough” infections among vaccinated individuals were also identified in nursing homes in Chicago, according to another recent CDC report. While outbreaks inside nursing homes now are much smaller and less severe than during the height of the pandemic, there continue to be hundreds of deaths each week attributed to the coronavirus. Yet Ellis hears from relatives of residents at other nursing homes that that's not the case at other facilities in Connecticut.
Persons: Jeannie Wells, mother’s, Wells, , David Gifford, haven’t, Covid, Ned Lamont, they’re, there’s, Vivian Leung, , ” Leung, Tim Brown, ” Brown, Chris Ehrmann, Mairead Painter, that’s, Debra Ellis, Jackie, she’s, Ellis Organizations: Covid, American Health Care Association, CDC, Gov, of Public Health, state's Department, Health's, Athena Health Care Systems Locations: York, U.S, Kentucky, Chicago, Connecticut, Connecticut , Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Windsor , Conn, Meriden, Conn, Rochester
Plant-based meat producers have also had to fend off the traditional agricultural industry as they fought their way into supermarkets and restaurants. To enhance flavor, plant-based meats are higher in sodium, with over 350 milligrams per serving, compared to 70 milligrams for beef. He estimated that plant-based meat makers need to get within 10 percent of the price of traditional beef to get really high market penetration. Plant-based meat makers also say their products use dramatically fewer resources and cause less pollution. And we’re doing it through plants.”Impossible says its production process is safer than traditional beef.
Persons: , Pat Brown, CNBC's Jim Cramer, Chuck Muth, , ” Brown, Bill Gates, Danielle Beck, Beck, plats, Lisa Hartley, It’s, Josh Teder, ” Muth, Ernest Baskin, “ We’re, ” Teder, ” Hartley Organizations: Impossible Foods, New York, Madison Park, GameStop, AMC, Cattlemen’s Beef Association, U.S . Department of Agriculture, Microsoft, Foods, Hampton, EPA, St, Joseph’s University, NBC News Locations: New York City, U.S, Memphis, New York, Philadelphia,
On a cloudless spring day in Los Angeles, Regé-Jean Page is posing on a rooftop. Though he’s already booked high-profile roles in Netflix’s “The Gray Man” and Paramount’s “Dungeons & Dragons” adaptation, Page is open to joining another series. It had been clear from his audition for Knox that Page had something special, “Bridgerton” exec producer Betsy Beers recalls. Like the Russos, the film’s directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein first noticed Page on “Bridgerton” and set a Zoom meeting with the actor. I can’t talk about which jobs I’m not doing, because I’m not doing them, [but] I’m very happy with the work I am doing,” he continues.
Persons: Jean Page, Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings, Simon, Daphne Bridgerton, Phoebe Dynevor, he’ll, Bridgerton, Page, “ Simon, Daphne, , , Kim Kardashian, Dionne Warwick, Dan Stevens, James Bond, oddsmakers, Shonda Rhimes —, , We’re, Rhimes, “ Regé, George Clooney, there’s, David Caruso, Shelley Long, “ Cheers ”, he’s, Netflix’s “, isn’t, George, Shakespeare, ABC’s, “ I’ve, I’m, I’ve, Leonard Knox, Knox, Betsy Beers, ” Rhimes, Regé, you’ll, “ You’re, Mr, Darcy, Heathcliff, ” Page, Geoff Johns, Henry Cavill, Duke, Hastings, Sterling K, Brown, Malachi Kirby, O.J, Simpson, ’ ” Page, Sterling, ‘ You’ve, Christopher Darden, Marcia Clark’s, ” Brown, “ He’s, I’ll, Joe, Anthony Russo, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, You’re, , Russo, ” Russo, Gosling, Evans, they’re, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, He’s, ” Daley, Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Hugh Grant, Justice Smith, Daniel Craig, it’s, Brits who’ve, Marvel, snagging, Ryan Coogler’s, John, Jonathan, Brad Pitt Organizations: CSI, Miami, U.S, , Netflix, Hollywood, Seg, DC Entertainment, Marvel, Paramount, Hasbro, Brits, Sony, Facebook, Twitter Locations: Los Angeles, “ Downton, , Bath, England, Hollywood, Page’s
“The next step is going to be putting a national cap on interest rates,” Brown, a consumer champion and Wall Street critic, said in an interview. “Enough people wronged by payday lenders have told their stories in Congress. A group representing payday lenders and Senator Pat Toomey, the committee’s senior Republican, did not immediately provide comment. Industry groups representing payday lenders have argued in the past that a national rate cap would be arbitrary and could restrict access to some types of loans if they become unprofitable. The cutoff for the Senate to consider further resolutions to undo Trump-era rules is Thursday, according to advocacy group Public Citizen.
Persons: Sherrod Brown, Brown, Donald Trump’s, ” Brown, , Jack Reed, It’s, Pat Toomey, Maxine Waters Organizations: Democratic, U.S . Senate Banking, Reuters, Wall Street, Republican, Consumer Federation of America . Industry, Republicans, Senate Democrats, Representatives, Democrats, Senate, Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Public Citizen Locations: Ohio
CNN: Trump Justice Department seized reporter's email and phone records
  + stars: | 2021-05-21 | by ( ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Justice Department secretly obtained the 2017 phone records of a CNN correspondent, the network said Thursday in revealing the existence of another apparent leak investigation aimed at identifying a journalist’s sources. The revelation comes two weeks after The Washington Post disclosed that the Justice Department had last year seized phone records belonging to three of its journalists who covered the Russia investigation. CNN said the Justice Department informed Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr in a May 13 letter that it had obtained phone and email records covering a two-month period between June 1 and July 31, 2017. “We are asking for an immediate meeting with the Justice Department for an explanation.”The Justice Department confirmed that the records were formally sought last year, though it did not reveal anything else about the investigation and what story might pertain to. “The records at issue relate to 2017 and the legal process to seek these records was approved in 2020,” Justice Department spokesman Anthony Coley said in a statement.
Persons: WASHINGTON, Trump, Barbara Starr, , Jeff Zucker, Donald Trump, Anthony Coley, Merrick, Garland’s, Eric Holder, Bruce Brown, ” Brown, Organizations: Justice Department, CNN, Washington Post, Pentagon, “ CNN, , “ Department, CNN Pentagon, The, Department, Freedom, Press, Trump Justice Department Locations: Russia, Syria, Afghanistan, North Korea
Another Apollo Co-Founder Steps Back
  + stars: | 2021-05-20 | by ( Andrew Ross Sorkin | Jason Karaian | Sarah Kessler | ) www.nytimes.com + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
Part of the reason it appeared to avoid broader market declines is that it courted investors focused on so-called E.S.G. ImageWhatever you think about crypto, you’re rightEven by Bitcoin’s standards, it’s been a wild week. Then, it came roaring back in late trading (Elon Musk tweeted about it) and has held the gains so far today. Still, Bitcoin is down by about a third from the all-time high it set just over a week ago. of Colonial Pipeline, in his first public interview about paying a ransom to hackers after a cyberattack crippled its systems.
Persons: it’s, Elon Musk, Bitcoin, DealBook, Changpeng “, ” Zhao, ” C.Z, , , Sherrod Brown —, , Michael Hsu, Brown, Brian Brooks, ” Brown, Hester Peirce, ” — Joseph Blount, didn’t Organizations: Coinbase, Binance’s U.S, , Colonial Pipeline, Colonial Locations: Binance, , cryptocurrencies
Live Preakness Live Updates: Rombauer Wins to End Medina Spirit’s Murky Triple Crown Pursuit Bob Baffert’s Medina Spirit was nearly excluded from the Preakness when it was disclosed that he had failed a drug test after the Derby. Medina Spirit and the rest of 10-horse field are making their way to the starting gate. It sets up an awkward situation if Medina Spirit were to win the second leg of the Triple Crown. Spectators making their way to their seats as the undercard of the Preakness Stakes get underway. Fans entering the infield for a concert with 2 Chainz, D-Nice and Major Lazer before the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes.
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He ordered the sheriff to blur faces or name tags of deputies involved before showing footage to Brown's family. Brown's family took little solace in Judge Foster's ruling that'll allow only private viewing of footage. “And I don’t know why law enforcement people have this weird obsession with killing our Black men. “As it backs up it does make contact with law enforcement officers,” Womble said. The next movement of the car is forward, it is in the direction of law enforcement and makes contact with law enforcement.
Persons: ELIZABETH, Andrew Brown Jr, Jeff Foster, ” Foster, Foster, Brown's, Foster's, Lillie Brown, Clark, it'll, “ Andrew, ” Brown, that's, Andrew Womble, ” Womble, Michael J, Tadych, Mr, Brown, ” Tadych, , Michael Cox, , Cox, Womble, H.P, Williams, William, Andrew Brown, Clarissa Brown, Gibson, Ferebee, Tommy Wooten, Wooten, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Floyd's, John Jay, Gloria Browne, Marshall, Browne, Deon J, Hampton, David K, Li Organizations: ELIZABETH CITY, N.C, NBC, SBI, FBI, Sheriff's, North Carolina State Bureau of, Former Minneapolis, John, John Jay College of Criminal Locations: Elizabeth City , North Carolina, North Carolina, Pasquotank County, Minneapolis, New York
The mayor of a North Carolina city where a Black man was killed by sheriff's deputies serving a warrant declared a state of emergency ahead of Monday's expected partial release of body-camera footage from that deadly encounter. "They released a warrant saying all kinds of things about Andrew Brown but they want to redact the face of police officers that killed Andrew Brown?" "Now Andrew Brown didn't kill nobody. The police killed Andrew Brown. Earlier on Monday, Elizabeth City Mayor Bettie Parker declared a state of emergency ahead of the release of the footage and a potential "period of civil unrest."
Persons: Monday's, Andrew Brown Jr, redactions, Harry Daniels, Brown's, Andrew Brown, Benjamin Crump, Andrew Brown didn't, Michael Cox, ” Cox, , ” Brown, Brown, Bettie Parker, Parker, Roy Cooper Organizations: Sheriff's, Elizabeth City, Gov Locations: North Carolina, Pasquotank, N.C, Gen, Elizabeth City, Norfolk , Virginia
Isaiah Brown was shot on Wednesday by a Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office deputy who had recently given Brown a lift home after his car broke down. He was only holding a cordless house phone outside his home when he was shot, Brown family attorney David Haynes said. "He's on a breathing machine and remains in very critical condition," Haynes said, adding that Brown is "touch and go." Brown told dispatch that was "walking down the road" with his house phone. The deputy who shot Brown was placed on administrative leave, and a special state prosecutor will investigate, Harris said in a statement.
Persons: Isaiah Brown, Brown, David Haynes, Haynes, Jennifer Brown, Roger Harris, Brown's, Harris, Cochran, wouldn't, ” Brown, , He's, Yolanda Brown, Isaiah Organizations: Spotsylvania County Sheriff's, Washington , D.C Locations: Virginia, Spotsylvania County, Washington ,
Old false claims that it is easy for shoppers to spot whether bananas have been “chemically ripened” are resurfacing, even though it is impossible to assess with the naked eye how a banana matured. Examples of the post, featuring side by side photos of allegedly different bananas can be found here , here and hereThe claim that “green stalk with brown spots means they were chemically ripened. Black stalk...Naturally ripened” goes back many years and has been labelled false by other fact-checking organizations here and here . But bananas with black stems may be experiencing “crown rot,” a disease caused by one of four fungi. Consumers cannot judge whether bananas were “chemically” or “naturally” ripened by looking at them.
Persons: ” Brown, Read Organizations: International, of Food Science, U.S . Department of Agriculture, Postharvest, University of California, Reuters Locations: Ecuador, Philippines, United States, Davis
How Liberals Explain the Decision to Leave California
  + stars: | 2021-04-19 | by ( James Freeman | ) www.wsj.com + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
“The decision to under-invest in the public infrastructure that is particularly important to families raising children in California makes (living here) such a hard bargain,” Brown said. When it comes to education, California spends around 15% more per pupil than Georgia, according to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Department. Looking at overall state and local general expenditures, the left-leaning Tax Policy Center shows California spending exceeding that of Georgia by significantly more. Perhaps before departing Oakland the young couple should let their neighbors know about the better deal on government available in Georgia. Existing Georgia residents can only hope that the newcomers understand why the living is so much easier and more affordable than in California.
Persons: San Francisco Chronicle’s Joe Garofoli, Alison Grady, Ernest Brown, Brown, Grady, ” Brown Organizations: San, Oakland, State, Peach, U.S . Census Department, Center, Tax Foundation Locations: New York, San Francisco, California, That’s, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S
WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - Taiwan and Thailand risk joining Vietnam and Switzerland in running afoul of U.S. currency manipulation triggers in Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s first foreign exchange report, expected this week, but whether she applies that label is unclear. He added, however, that Yellen’s hands are “tied somewhat” by the criteria applied to deciding whether a trading partner manipulates its currency. The Treasury declined to comment on the contents of the forthcoming currency report, as did the SNB. “When other countries engage in unfair trade practices, including currency manipulation, Ohio workers pay the price,” Brown said in a statement to Reuters. Mark Sobel, another former Treasury official, said the latter is among complex issues that do not fit with a mechanical application of the currency manipulator criteria.
Persons: Janet Yellen’s, Biden, Trump, , Matthew Goodman, Yellen, manipulators, Steven Mnuchin, Win Thin, Maxime Botteron, HAWKISH, Sherrod Brown, ” Brown, Mark Sobel, Sobel Organizations: Treasury, U.S . Treasury, Center for Strategic, International Studies, Democrats, Trump Administration, Mnuchin, Swiss National Bank, Credit Suisse, U.S . Trade, U.S, Republicans, Ohio Democrat, Commerce Department, Reuters, Monetary, Financial, Forum Locations: Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Switzerland, U.S, United States, China, Beijing, Treasury’s, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Germany, Japan, Italy, India, Ireland, Mexico, Ohio
'Red' states on U.S. electoral map lagging on vaccinations
  + stars: | 2021-04-14 | by ( The Associated Press | ) www.nbcnews.com + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
The emerging pattern: Americans in so-called “blue states” that lean Democratic appear to be getting vaccinated at more robust rates, while those in “red” Republican states seem to be more hesitant. Deeply red South Dakota ranks among the most successful states, with 54 percent of its population getting injections. If the issue gets resolved quickly and it's deemed safe to resume Johnson & Johnson shots, there should be little impact on public confidence, said Claire Hannan, executive director of the Association of Immunization Managers. In a suburb outside Chicago, Jennifer Rockwood was getting ready to drive an hour to get her Johnson & Johnson shot Tuesday morning when she heard about the recommended pause. Ron DeSantis got the single-dose Johnson& Johnson vaccine wasn't revealed until a reporter asked the governor's spokeswoman days later.
Persons: Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Biden, Howard Forman, hesitancy, Forman, ” Forman, Trump, Jim Justice, Martha Brown ., Brown, she's, ” Brown, , it's, Johnson, Claire Hannan, ” “, Hannan, Jennifer Rockwood, , Ron DeSantis, Andy Beshear, we’ve, ” Beshear Organizations: Centers for Disease Control, Democratic, Republican, Trump, Yale School of Medicine, The Associated Press, NORC, for Public Affairs Research, Republicans, CDC, Dakota, Republican Gov, , Association, Pfizer, GOP Gov, U.S, Gov Locations: SAVANNAH, Georgia, New Hampshire, New Mexico , Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, — Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, California, Texas, Oregon, Michigan, West Virginia, U.S, Charleston , West Virginia, Chicago, Rockwood, Florida, Kentucky
A man pictured at a London protest holding a banner that says “Kill Cops” is not an undercover police officer. One such video reveals the “Kill Cops” banner consists of two pieces of material – having also been arranged to say “Cops Kill” (here). However, multiple users found content showing the man standing close to police, resulting in claims that he is working as an undercover officer. “Police are aware of footage and images showing a male holding a banner during protests in central London on Saturday, 3 April. There is no evidence the man seen holding the “Kill Cops” banner is an undercover officer.
Persons: Keith Palmer, Palmer, , Barrett Brown, , ” Brown, “ I’m, Read Organizations: Metropolitan Police, Reuters, Facebook, Metropolitan Police Federation –, Locations: Britain, American, London
“We all started Googling any place that would take someone who needed a lung transplant.”I expect this to be a completely new category of transplant patients. Another 26 patients eligible for Covid-19-related lung transplants and one eligible for a heart transplant remain on waiting lists, UNOS data show. So far, the rise in Covid-19-related transplants has not dramatically affected the existing waiting lists for organs. Most Covid-19-related transplants are performed on patients whose lungs have been irreversibly weakened by the disease. In many Covid-19 patients, damage isn’t limited to a single organ.
Persons: Mark Buchanan, , , Buchanan, Melissa, Melissa Buchanan, Jonathan Orens, David Weill, , Tae, Weill, Al Brown, Covid, ” Brown, Brown, Sean Pinney, Tiago Machuca, ” Mark Buchanan, Jake, Lauren, ” Buchanan, Machuca Organizations: Emory University Hospital, University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United Network, Stanford University Medical, U.S, University of Chicago Medical Center, University of Chicago Medicine, UF Health Shands Hospital Locations: Georgia, Roopville, Atlanta, Gainesville , Florida, Baltimore, U.S, Covid, Chicago, Riverdale , Illinois, ARDS, Florida, Shands
U.S. Senate Banking chair presses Wall Street banks on Archegos ties
  + stars: | 2021-04-08 | by ( Pete Schroeder | ) www.reuters.com sentiment -0.98   time to read: +2 min
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic chair of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee has written to several large banks, including Credit Suisse and Japan’s Nomura, asking them for information on their relationship with New York-based Archegos Capital Management after the fund imploded last month. Senator Sherrod Brown asked the bank’s chiefs to detail how their institutions came to do business with Archegos, a family office run by ex-Tiger Asia manager Bill Hwang. Archegos’ soured leveraged bets on media stocks have left the fund and banks that financed its trades nursing billions of dollars in losses. Representatives of banks declined to comment or did not immediately respond to a request for comment. “I am troubled, but not surprised, by the news reports that Archegos entered into risky derivatives transactions facilitated by major investment banks,” Brown wrote in the letters.
Persons: Sherrod Brown, Donald Trump, Joshua Roberts, Japan’s Nomura, Bill Hwang, Archegos ’, Brown, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Archegos, ” Brown, Mr, Hwang Organizations: U.S . Capitol, Capitol, REUTERS, WASHINGTON, Democratic, U.S . Senate, Credit Suisse, Japan’s, Archegos Capital Management, Tiger Asia, Nomura, Reuters, U.S . Securities, Exchange Commission Locations: Washington , U.S, New York, Washington
Undergraduate students at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, voted last week for the Ivy League school to offer reparations to the descendants of enslaved people who labored on campus. What students at Brown want reparations to look likeCarroll, a senior studying political science, said any reparation plans have to start with Brown seeking living descendants. Since the report, Brown has established centers dedicated to further study. In the past year, Brown has formed a task force on anti-Black racism to study instances of institutional racism on campus. But he did say the task force recommends what more Brown can do to address the legacy of slavery.
Persons: George Floyd, Jason Carroll, , ” Carroll, he’s, Brown, there's, , ” Brown, Carroll, Brian Clark, , ” Jason Carroll, Youma, Praore, Morgan Brinker, Brinker, ” Brinker, James Manning, Ruth Simmons, Clark, Andre Willis, ” Willis, ” Praore, it’s, there’s, Will Brown Organizations: Brown University, Ivy League, University Hall, Brown Corporation, Brown family’s, Facebook, Twitter Locations: Providence , Rhode Island, Brown, Black, Malian, U.S, Rhode Island, Africa
Scattered U.S. vaccine shortages halt some COVID-19 inoculations
  + stars: | 2021-01-15 | by ( Peter Szekely | ) www.reuters.com + 0.00   time to read: +4 min
FILE PHOTO: A medical worker prepares to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site at the Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds in Plant City, Florida, U.S. January 13, 2021. “We’ve been getting resupply right now at a very paltry level of about 100,000 doses a week,” de Blasio said on WNYC radio. At least one New York City healthcare system canceled vaccination appointments and another suspended new ones. A Mount Sinai Hospital spokeswoman said “sudden changes in vaccine supply” forced it to cancel appointments through next Tuesday. According to the CDC, however, New York state has administered only about 757,000 doses of the 1.9 million it has received.
Persons: Octavio Jones, Bill de Blasio, We’ve, ” de Blasio, ” De Blasio, , Biden, Kate Malenczak, Andrew Cuomo, ” Cuomo, Cuomo, Kate Brown, Trump, ” Brown, , BioNTech, Alex Azar Organizations: YORK, Pfizer, BioNTech, Strawberry Festival, REUTERS, Centers for Disease Control, WNYC, Mount Sinai, NYU Langone Health, Reuters, . New, Twitter, The Washington Post, Pfizer Inc, Moderna Inc, Post, Human Services Locations: U.S, COVID, Plant City , Florida, New York, New York City, . New York, , Oregon, The
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The governors of several states accused the Trump administration on Friday of deception in pledging to immediately distribute millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses from a stockpile that the U.S. health secretary has since acknowledged does not exist. The Washington Post reported on Friday that the federal government ran down its vaccine reserve in late December and has no remaining reserves of doses on hand. REUTERS/Octavio JonesPfizer said it has been holding on to second doses at the request of the federal government and anticipated no problems supplying them to Americans. “Operation Warp Speed has asked us to start shipping second doses only recently. As a result, we have on hand all the second doses of the previous shipments to the U.S.,” a company spokeswoman said in a statement.
Persons: Trump, Alex Azar, Azar, Gustave, Perna, Kate Brown, ” Brown, Gavin Newsom, Mike Pence, Newsom, ” Newsom, Brown, Tony Evers, Jared Polis, , , we’re, We’ve, Octavio Jones Pfizer, Bill de Blasio, Governor Newsom, Eric Garcetti, Joe Biden Organizations: ANGELES, Reuters, Pfizer Inc, Moderna Inc, of Disease Control, Prevention, Pfizer, Moderna, Human Services, Twitter, Washington Post, Dodger, Wisconsin, ” Colorado, NBC, BioNTech, Strawberry Festival, REUTERS, CDC, Sinai Hospital, NYU Langone Health Locations: New York, Oregon, California, Los Angeles, Michigan, , COVID, Plant City , Florida, U.S, United States, New York City
FILE PHOTO: People pass by a furniture store which was closed as part of the reintroduction of anti-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Toronto, Ontario, Canada November 25, 2020. Yet the daily number of COVID-19 cases has spiked above 3,500 on average over the past seven days, government data showed. Case growth has recently been over 7% on the worst days, the data showed. Ontario reported 2,903 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, according to government data. Last week Quebec, Canada’s worst-affected province from COVID-19, became the first in the country to introduce a curfew to limit the spread.
Persons: Chris Helgren, Justin Trudeau, , Steini Brown, ” Brown, Doug Ford Organizations: TORONTO, REUTERS, Pfizer, Ontario, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Locations: OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada’s, Toronto , Ontario, Canada, Chris Helgren Ontario, Britain, Quebec, COVID
FILE PHOTO: People pass by a furniture store which was closed as part of the reintroduction of anti-coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Toronto, Ontario, Canada November 25, 2020. Everyone must stay home to stay lives,” said Ontario Premier Doug Ford at a media briefing. Yet the daily number of COVID-19 cases has spiked above 3,500 on average over the past seven days, government data showed. On Tuesday, Ontario reported 2,903 new COVID-19 cases. Case growth has recently been over 7% on the worst days, the data showed.
Persons: Chris Helgren, , Doug Ford, Justin Trudeau, , Steini Brown, ” Brown Organizations: TORONTO, REUTERS, ” Canada, Pfizer Inc Locations: OTTAWA, Ontario, Toronto , Ontario, Canada, Chris Helgren Ontario, Toronto, Hamilton, Windsor, Essex, Detroit, Britain, Quebec, COVID
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