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U.S. Buys 100 Million More Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The United States has purchased an additional 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, enough to vaccinate around 50 million people, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The nearly $2 billion deal is the second one between the U.S. government and the pharmaceutical giant, bringing Pfizer's total commitment to

COVID Outbreak in Kansas Infects Entire Nursing Home Facility, Kills 10

Health officials in Norton County, Kansas, have identified a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that's infected an entire nursing home facility. On Monday, the local health department issued a press release announcing that the Andbe Home conducted tests among its residents, discovering that all 62 residents had contracted the coronavirus. Of those, 10 people have died.