U.S. administers 410.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares doses of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine following Republican Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on COVID-19 vaccine mandates by any entity, including private employers, at Acres Home Multi-Service Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., October 13, 2021. REUTERS/Callaghan O’Hare(Reuters) – The United States has administered 410,189,737…

White House encouraging state, local COVID-19 vaccine mandates

FILE PHOTO: Principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds a media briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 30, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn HocksteinABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) -The Biden administration is advocating for state and local leaders to enact COVID-19 vaccine mandates, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters…

Gilead's remdesivir reduces COVID-19 mortality risk- data

FILE PHOTO: Remdesivir, a drug used in the treatment of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is seen at Eva Pharma facility in Cairo, Egypt June 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany(Reuters) – Gilead Sciences Inc said an analysis showed its antiviral remdesivir reduced mortality rates in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and…