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As Variants Spread, Self-Reporting Can Provide Solace

BinaxNOW Self Tests allow users to self-report, helping organizations and communities monitor COVID-19.
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Public health guidance, vaccination rates and rates of infection are changing quickly. But one variable remains constant when it comes to COVID: the need to quickly know if you have it or not. That's especially true as people re-enter the workplace, children go back to school, variants spread, and flu and cold season heat back up as people interact more with each other.

PT Freeport Indonesia Continues Oxygen Donations and Other Pandemic Relief to Papuan Hospitals

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As Indonesia faces a surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI) is supporting Mimika Regency hospitals and health centers by providing oxygen cylinders that are necessary for ventilated patients.

United Sweepstakes Gives Vaccinated Customers a Shot to Win Free Flights, a Year of Travel

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"Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes aims to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations in support of the Biden administration's national effort to encourage people to get vaccinated

United is only U.S. airline where customers can upload COVID-19 testing and vaccination records directly to the airline's app and website via the Travel-Ready Center

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"Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes aims to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations in support of the Biden administration's national effort to encourage people to get vaccinated

United is only U.S. airline where customers can upload COVID-19 testing and vaccination records directly to the airline's app and website via the Travel-Ready Center

Dignity Health's Southwest Division Partners with the LA Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations to the Underserved Communities of Los Angeles

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Dignity Health, the LA Galaxy and Dignity Health Sports Park have joined efforts to accelerate the process of vaccinating vulnerable and underserved populations in Los Angeles that don’t normally have consistent access to healthcare. 

Security Alert! Now Entering Vaccination Scammer Nation

An identity theft expert explains how scammers have changed their tactics to try and evade safeguards and exploit new anxieties of vaccination eligibility during the pandemic, all while gearing up for another profitable tax season.
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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to barrel on, some comfort has been offered by the two vaccinations showing astounding efficacy rates that were recently approved by the FDA, and have started to slowly find their way into the arms of more and more Americans. Unfortunately, that rollout could have scammers sharpening their claws to prey on the fears and anxieties plaguing many, and ultimately taking advantage of them.

Billionaires Pony Up More Funds in Fight to Eradicate Polio

Michael Bloomberg, Ray Dalio lead $70 million infusion into effort backed by Gates Foundation
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal

Bill Gates is getting help from some fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed the eradication of polio despite a recent sharp decline in the number of cases.

Why Aren’t You Getting a Flu Shot, and Could Uber Encourage You?

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If you’d like to get a flu shot, but can’t seem to get to a clinic, how about asking Uber to bring the flu shot to you? On Thursday, November 19, Uber will be working with Epidemico, Inc., a health data analysis company, which is owned by Booz Allen Hamilton, to deliver that service through the UberHEALTH program. The results from an optional survey conducted afterward will be combined with other data and analyzed to seek a better understanding of how to boost vaccination rates.  Convenience and accessibility are often cited as barriers to vaccinations.

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