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The Weekly Gist: The Vaccine, Vaccine Edition

Amid a worsening virus surge, Pfizer seeks approval for emergency use of its promising COVID vaccine, with Moderna's not far behind. Meanwhile, Amazon makes a big move in the pharmacy space.
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Gist Alert: Biden Elected 46th US President

Joseph R. Biden Jr. won a narrow victory to become the 46th President of the United States, as pressing healthcare issues confront the nation.
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The Weekly Gist: The Spooky Election Edition

COVID cases and hospitalizations continue to rise nationwide, as voters head to the polls to cast a consequential vote. Meanwhile, hospitals braced for a wave of ransomware attacks from Russian hackers seeking to create chaos.
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The Weekly Gist: The Cats Versus Birds Edition

As the US enters a third wave of the pandemic, the FDA grants full approval of a COVID therapy for the first time. Meanwhile, a new survey suggests that Americans are growing more skeptical of a possible coronavirus vaccine.
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The Weekly Gist: The “Who Was That Unmasked Man?” Edition

President Trump's recent illness spotlights the availability of new therapeutics to fight COVID-19, as the vaccine timeline lengthens. Meanwhile, Walmart takes a big step into the Medicare business.
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