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Zoo Day with Ed Yong, Resident Animals (and Pandemic) Sense Maker

Zoo Day with Ed Yong, Resident Animals (and Pandemic) Sense Maker

leave it Ed Yong getting poetic about alligator lips. We lean over the railings outside the National Zoo’s reptile house in DC to get a closer look at the scaly specimen lying in the grass a few feet away, particularly the freckles lining the edge of its jaw. “They’re like human fingertips,” Yong says, explaining …

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Michigan Attorney General warns 3 pharmacies over price gouging related to COVID testing

Michigan Attorney General warns 3 pharmacies over price gouging related to COVID testing

Madison Heights, Mich. – The Michigan Attorney General has issued a warning price gouging to pharmacies charging $50 and $80 for at-home COVID tests, which currently retail for less than $20, she said. “We will not advocate for companies exploiting this current wave of COVID-19 cases for cash gains,” the attorney general said Dana Nettle …

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Pharmacies feel stiff on payments for Pfizer and Merck COVID pills

Pharmacies feel stiff on payments for Pfizer and Merck COVID pills

Some pharmacies are only getting $1 for dispensing Pfizer and Merck COVID antiviral pills. Why it matters: Most pharmacies want to offer the drugs, especially those from Pfizer, which drastically reduce the chances of hospitalizations and deaths. But low payments could hurt Americans’ ability to access the pills in some areas if pharmacies decide they …

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Global pharmacy automation systems industry by 2030 – including Omnicell, Script Pro and Lonza – ResearchAndMarkets.com |  Business

Global pharmacy automation systems industry by 2030 – including Omnicell, Script Pro and Lonza – ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. May 2022– The Pharmacy Automation System Market by Product Type, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2030 report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offering. Global Pharmacy Automation Systems Market was valued at US$5001 million in 2020 and is projected to reach US$11211 million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of …

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Here is which pharmacies offer free N95 masks

Here is which pharmacies offer free N95 masks

Select pharmacies in the US and throughout the state of Florida are offering free N95 masks provided by government officials. Participating companies include Walgreens, Southeastern Grocers and CVS. [TRENDING: Arctic blast: Coldest air in more than 4 years likely in Central Florida this weekend | Economist urges consumers to buy homes now as higher interest …

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Free N95 masks available at several dozen Tulsa pharmacies through public health partnership |  local news

Free N95 masks available at several dozen Tulsa pharmacies through public health partnership | local news

UPDATE February 1st: The state-provided list of participating pharmacies is subject to change and may include pharmacies that have not yet received their shipments. Because cloth masks are considered less effective in curbing the spread of COVID-19, the Oklahoma Department of Health and Human Services has committed to giving away half a million N95 masks …

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Apple workers in Shanghai riot over COVID restrictions

Apple workers in Shanghai riot over COVID restrictions

Factory workers at a Shanghai plant that makes Apple products rioted on Thursday, clashed with guards in hazmat suits and jumped over safety barriers in an apparent mutiny against strict coronavirus restrictions, dramatic social media video shows. The news comes more than a month after a city-wide lockdown in Shanghai that has left desperate residents …

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3 endangered Sumatran tigers lost to animal traps

3 endangered Sumatran tigers lost to animal traps

Three endangered Sumatran tigers have died after falling into traps on the Indonesian island of Sumatra Of YAYAN ZAMZAMI Associated Press April 25, 2022 at 11:30 am • 3 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — Three critically endangered Sumatran tigers have been found dead after being found dead …

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The city's antiviral COVID deliveries are experiencing delays

The city’s antiviral COVID deliveries are experiencing delays

On Sunday, Dr. Mark Horowitz got a call from a longtime patient, like the one he and many city doctors have been calling more and more in recent weeks. The man – a vaccinated and boosted 69-year-old double cancer survivor – had tested positive for COVID-19. Horowitz decided to prescribe the antiviral drug Paxlovid; The …

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NH Senate Committee approves bill to make ivermectin more readily available in pharmacies

NH Senate Committee approves bill to make ivermectin more readily available in pharmacies

NH Senate Committee approves bill to make ivermectin more readily available in pharmacies Updated: April 27, 2022 6:25 p.m. EDT Hide Transcript View Transcript WOULD BE SIMPLY WRONG. >> AT A PARTY LINE, REPUBLICANS VIA THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES VOTE LEGISLATION TO MAKE ETH DRUG IVERMECTIN AVAILABLE BY PERMANENT ORDER. IT …

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