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CDC Director Says She Has a Sense of ‘Impending Doom’ About Fourth COVID Wave: ‘I’m Scared’

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QP-Ni4CPVKI Although vaccinations are on the rise, health officials are concerned about a possible fourth COVID-19 wave in the United States as cases, hospitalizations and deaths increase. During a White House briefing on Monday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky delivered an "off-script" message, noting that while there's "so much reason

Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo Team Up with Local Children's Hospital to Raise Funds for Patients in Need

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/fi_BfPD42f4 Rachel Lindsay and her husband, Bryan Abasolo, are giving back by helping children in need. The couple, who met on Lindsay's season of ABC's The Bachelorette, are kicking off a year of fundraising to benefit Nicklaus Children's Hospital through the #Nicklaus4Kids campaign. The campaign raises funds for the Miami-based hospital's Patient Assistance Fund, providing health care

Hundreds of Americans Poisoned by Hand Sanitizers from Mexico, FDA Says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has reported 84 percent of hand sanitizer products imported from Mexico sampled from April 2020 through December 2020 contained poisonous ingredients. Due to the increased use of alcohol-based products amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the FDA has cautioned users about buying generic brands. Of the products tested in 2020

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