States Prepare For Potential Fall Vaccine Distribution Under Pressure From CDC

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"We've got to take a deep breath," says one health official about the rapid timeline pushed by the CDC. "It is very clear that we need to lean forward to prepare to deliver the vaccine."

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Gettysburg College Puts All Students On Lockdown

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Students at the small private college in Pennsylvania are essentially banned from leaving their rooms until at least the end of the week. All classes and labs have moved to remote learning.

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On Beaches Quieted By The Pandemic, Lebanon Sees Sea Turtle Boom

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As Lebanon reels from multiple tragedies, conservationists are pointing to one bright spot. They say a record number of endangered green sea turtles have come to nest on the country's shores.

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Job Gains Slowed Again In August As Employers Added 1.4 Million Jobs

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Fewer jobs were added to the economy last month even as the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%. Job growth has slowed since June in a sign of what could be a long and painful recovery from the recession.

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Top Adviser To Operation Warp Speed Calls An October Vaccine 'Extremely Unlikely'

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Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to the administration's effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, said having a vaccine by next month was "not impossible." But a longer timetable appears more likely.

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Dow Drops Over 800 Points As Hot Tech Stocks Reverse Course

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After days of record gains, the stock market suddenly falls to earth, with shares of Apple, Tesla and Facebook leading the way down.

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Despite Mass Testing, University Of Illinois Sees Coronavirus Cases Rise

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The college's testing program has been touted as a potential model for reopening. But a new rise in cases puts into question whether any amount of testing can make campuses safe.

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New Jobless Claims Drop Below 1 Million, But There's A Caveat

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Another 881,000 people applied for state unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department says. That's down from the previous week, but the report comes with an asterisk.

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CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October

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The CDC's planning guidance for states includes multiple scenarios for the rollout of a vaccine this year, including possibly having a limited number of doses available in October and November.

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U.S. To Owe More Than The Size Of Its Economy For The 1st Time In 75 Years

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Congressional forecasters expect the federal deficit to reach $3.3 trillion during the current fiscal year. By 2023, government debt will reach an all-time high of 107% of GDP.

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