CDC proposes guidelines for distributing vaccine in U.S.


A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Vaccine COVID-19” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday proposed guidelines for distributing a coronavirus vaccine in the United States if and when one is approved for public use.

The guidelines, unveiled during a presentation at the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting, would prioritize health-care workers, essential personnel and vulnerable Americans, like the elderly and those with underlying health conditions. 

It would include all paid and unpaid people working in health-care

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NetApp, Williams-Sonoma, Box & more


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NetApp — NetApp shares rose more than 10{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f} in after-hours trading after the data-storage company reported unexpected earnings and sales growth. NetApp reported adjusted earnings of 73 cents a share, up from 65 cents a share a year ago. Analysts had expected profit and sales to decline from last year, with the average analyst estimating adjusted earnings of 41 cents a share, according to Refinitiv surveys.

Box — Box shares popped 7{3c4481f38fc19dde56b7b1f4329b509c88239ba5565146922180ec5012de023f} after the end of the regular session after the company raised its

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Unemployment benefits don’t cover living costs in most cities


Tenants of the Woodner apartment building in Washington, D.C., protest to demand their rent be forgiven during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Unemployed workers living in most U.S. cities can’t cover basic living expenses with jobless benefits alone.

In fact, Americans living in just 12 out of 109 metro areas could afford rent, food and transportation with state unemployment insurance, according to a recent analysis published by Clever Real Estate.

That’s largely a result of two factors: high cost of living and the relatively meager generosity of some state unemployment benefits.

Some of the shortfalls were steep.

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WHO says it’s rare, but possible, people who’ve recovered from the coronavirus can get it again


Though rare, it is possible that people who have recovered from Covid-19 could be reinfected, as a recent Hong Kong study suggests, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. 

On Monday, researchers released a study that found what appears to be the first documented case of Covid-19 reinfection, in a 33-year-old man. The man was first infected in late March and then again roughly 4½ months later, according to STAT News

“It doesn’t mean that it’s happening a lot; we know that it’s possible,” Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, said during a live

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