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Trump administration passed on upping vaccine supply this summer, prompting shortage fears

Trump administration passed on upping vaccine supply this summer, prompting shortage fears

Trump administration passed on upping vaccine supply this summer, prompting shortage fears Trump administration passed on upping vaccine supply this summer, prompting shortage fears The Trump administration passed on an opportunity to buy more of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine over the summer, The New York Times reports, meaning the company may not be able to deliver additional doses beyond what’s already …

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The Digital Divide Starts With a Laptop Shortage

The Digital Divide Starts With a Laptop Shortage

The Digital Divide Starts With a Laptop Shortage The Digital Divide Starts With a Laptop Shortage Chromebooks, web-based devices that run on software from Google and are made by an array of companies, are in particular demand because they cost less than regular laptops. That has put huge pressure on a supply chain that cobbles laptop parts from all over …

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Coin Shortage? It May Be Time to Use Your State Quarters

Coin Shortage? It May Be Time to Use Your State Quarters

Coin Shortage? It May Be Time to Use Your State Quarters Coin Shortage? It May Be Time to Use Your State Quarters Austin Riddle, a rising high school senior in Alabama, has taken this time to mine the coins for content. He created a TikTok series in 14 parts titled “Ranking State Quarters,” in which he provides commentary on every …

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Big Tech Hearings, Vietnam Outbreak, Sheep Shortage: Your Thursday Briefing

Big Tech Hearings, Vietnam Outbreak, Sheep Shortage: Your Thursday Briefing

Big Tech Hearings, Vietnam Outbreak, Sheep Shortage: Your Thursday Briefing Big Tech Hearings, Vietnam Outbreak, Sheep Shortage: Your Thursday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering Big Tech executives on the defensive, Vietnam’s mysterious surge in cases and a troubling trend in Latin American democracies. Big tech faces big questions Tech executives …

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For Senegal’s Biggest Holiday, a Shortage of the All-Important Sheep

For Senegal’s Biggest Holiday, a Shortage of the All-Important Sheep

For Senegal’s Biggest Holiday, a Shortage of the All-Important Sheep For Senegal’s Biggest Holiday, a Shortage of the All-Important Sheep MISSIRAH, Senegal — The couscous was all ready for the lunchtime crowd in Yassin Dicko’s restaurant near one of the biggest sheep markets in Senegal. But except for family members, the place was empty. Ms. Dicko’s usual customers, shepherds from …

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French Muslims Face a Cruel Coronavirus Shortage: Burial Grounds

French Muslims Face a Cruel Coronavirus Shortage: Burial Grounds

French Muslims Face a Cruel Coronavirus Shortage: Burial Grounds French Muslims Face a Cruel Coronavirus Shortage: Burial Grounds PARIS — The middle-aged men, some wearing masks and gloves, leaned over a freshly excavated grave and gingerly slid a coffin into it. Arching their backs and bending their knees, they were burying a 60-year-old French-Moroccan woman in the Muslim section of …

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Meat Shortage

Trump Plans to Sign Order to Secure Meat Supply

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Meat Shortage Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Meat Shortage WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday declared meat processing plants “critical infrastructure,” in an effort to ensure that facilities around the country remained open as the government tried to prevent looming shortages of pork, chicken and other products as a result of the coronavirus. …

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The Most Poignant Shortage: Selling Out of Sympathy Cards

The Most Poignant Shortage: Selling Out of Sympathy Cards

The Most Poignant Shortage: Selling Out of Sympathy Cards The Most Poignant Shortage: Selling Out of Sympathy Cards The coronavirus pandemic has left retailers scrambling to meet a crushing demand for everything from milk to toilet paper to flour and yeast. But there is another shortage, perhaps less obvious but more heart wrenching. In stores, next to an ample supply …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Rising Shortage of Dialysis Units Alarms Doctors

Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Calls Relaxing Restrictions a Major Decision as Projections Warn of a Possible Infection Spike

Providing dialysis to Covid-19 patients is the latest unforeseen challenge taxing hospitals. Doctors are scrambling to handle an unanticipated crisis as a surge in Covid-19 patients with kidney failure has led to shortages of machines, supplies and staff required for emergency dialysis. Evidence is mounting that in addition to respiratory complications, the coronavirus is also shutting down some patients’ kidneys, …

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Fears of Ventilator Shortage During Coronavirus Pandemic Unleash a Wave of Innovations

Fears of Ventilator Shortage During Coronavirus Pandemic Unleash a Wave of Innovations

As the coronavirus rages across the globe, ventilators that pump oxygen into the lungs of critically ill patients have been embraced as the best hope for saving lives. But fears of a ventilator shortage have unleashed a wave of experimentation at hospitals around the country that is leading to some promising alternatives to help sustain patients. Doctors at North Shore …

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