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Newest COVID shots are 54% effective in preventing symptoms, CDC finds

Feb. 01, 2024 13:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest versions of COVID-19 vaccines were 54% effective at preventing symptomatic infection in adults, according to the first U.S. study to assess how well the shots work. The shots became available last year and were designed to better protect against more...

Walgreens to pay $275,000 to settle allegations in Vermont about service during pandemic

Jan. 25, 2024 17:24 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Walgreens has agreed to pay a $275,000 fine to settle allegations that some of its Vermont stores temporarily closed without notice, had untenable working conditions for pharmacists and made medication and vaccination errors during the coronavirus pandemic, the secretary of...