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Vaccine rollout

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The global shipping crisis and labor shortages may get worse because of the slow vaccine rollout for seafarers, say experts

A slow rollout of COVID-19 for seafarers risks worsening a worldwide shipping crisis. Infections on vessels are rising, which could further harm already strained global supply chains. Shipping experts warn of delays and a tightened labor pool leading up to Christmas. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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New study estimates America’s rapid COVID-19 vaccine rollout saved nearly 300,000 lives

The US's rapid vaccine rollout helped prevent a spring surge of 4,500 daily COVID-19 deaths, a new study found. Nearly 300,000 lives were saved and 1.25 million hospitalizations prevented by America's vaccine program. Researchers said a "renewed commitment to expanding vaccine access" is necessary to stomp out the virus. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US COVID-19 vaccine rollout was swift enough to save hundreds of thousands of live and prevent millions of hospitalizations, even as more transmissible and deadlier strains of the virus took hold, a new study found.Without readily available access to multiple FDA-a...