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A vaccination clinic in Chongqing, China. Beijing is administering tens of millions of doses daily. (AFP/Getty Images)
Covid-19 live updates: China passes 1 billion vaccinations amid tightened curbs, questions on shots’ efficacy
Beijing has offered others tens of millions of doses as part of a "vaccine diplomacy” competition with Washington, though reports have emerged of people turning down available Sinovac shots.
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Scientists battle over the ultimate origin story: Where did the coronavirus come from?
Speculation about origin abounds as the lab-leak theory puts a spotlight on virological research.
Models predict U.S. coronavirus infections could surge this fall if vaccination rates lag, former FDA chief says
Scott Gottlieb also expressed concern about U.K. study showing brain-tissue shrinkage after covid-19.
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Lotteries as public health incentives began before covid-19
As U.S. states adopt vaccine lotteries, the idea, championed by global health researchers, has begun to catch on.
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