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You May Not Be in a Rush to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine, But Don't Wait

Nearly half of Americans say they would wait a while before receiving a coronavirus vaccine. Experts say the hesitancy is understandable but advise there's no need to wait, as the data shows the vaccines are safe and effective. Plus, the U.S. sees another grim milestone in the number of virus deaths on Wednesday, Moderna's vaccine receives a public review ahead of the FDA's decision, and the terrible deja vu of the winter COVID-19 surge.

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You May Not Be in a Rush to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine, But Don't Wait
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    US hits grim new daily record with 3,656 coronavirus deaths
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    US hits grim new daily record with 3,656 coronavirus deaths

    The U.S. hit a grim new daily record with 3,656 COVID-19 deaths and 276,403 new cases on Wednesday, according to real-time data from Johns Hopkins …

    Some Americans aren't in a rush to get a COVID-19 vaccine; experts understand but say there's no need to wait
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    Some Americans aren't in a rush to get a COVID-19 vaccine; experts understand but say there's no need to wait

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    USA TODAY - Adrianna Rodriguez

    Beverly Askey doesn’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine right away. Although Askey, 69, is in a high-risk group because of her age and has a medical background as a nurse, she wants to wait. “I would rather reserve my decision until I’m absolutely positive. … I’m not going to jump on the …

    The Terrible Déjà Vu of COVID-19’s Winter Surge
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    The Terrible Déjà Vu of COVID-19’s Winter Surge

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    The Atlantic - Whet Moser

    Back in the spring, before the first surge of the coronavirus had fully diminished, public-health experts were already warning of a second surge. Shutdowns were ending and public spaces reopening, but as the months turned cold, they said, cases could spike again—more dramatically, even, than in the …

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