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Regeneron said its monoclonal antibody treatment reduced the risk of contracting the disease by 81.6 percent among uninfected persons.
Goldman Sachs is predicting that persistently high inflation will force the Fed to roll back stimulus more aggressively.
About one-quarter of 171 economists responding to a question about key risks to the global economic recovery said more supply chain disruptions or upticks in COVID-19 infections were the top risks.
Overall, a Thanksgiving dinner, including a turkey and all the different side-dishes, will cost between 4 percent and 5 percent more in 2021 than in 2020, Veronica Nigh, senior economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation said.
Unilever said that in the third quarter it increased prices by 4.1 percent to "offset rising commodity and other input costs."
The shift to software, machines, and contactless methods was already underway in certain segments pre-pandemic, and the health crisis simply spurred on the process.
The Fed's so-called Beige Book noted that the U.S. economy has been "dampened by a low supply of workers," partially due to vaccine mandates.
The virus also infected poultry plant workers in Russia earlier this year.
Indiana family said their two young children got two full adult doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine instead of influenza shots.
The phase 3 trial preliminary results showed the drug cut the risk of developing severe COVID-19 or dying by 50 percent compared to a placebo in people who did not require hospitalization and had been showing symptoms for a week or less.
Leisure and hospitality job growth between March and August 2021 averaged nearly 12 percent in the highest quartile states for vaccination, and less than 4 percent in the states in the lowest quartile, according to the report.
The roughly 33,000 workers at Henry Ford Health System, which includes five hospitals, were required to get a COVID-19 vaccine by Sept. 10.