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FDA Permits Use Of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine For Kids 12 And Up 

The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that they approved the use of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for kids aged 12 and up; previously the vaccine was only approved for individuals 16 and older. 
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Restaurant Workers Are Wearing Bracelets To Prove They’ve Been Vaccinated 

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One restaurant in Philadelphia is attempting to make its customers feel more comfortable about returning to normalcy by requiring its vaccinated employees to wear a bracelet that makes it clear they’ve received their immunizations. 
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US Plans to Cut Emissions By 50% By 2030

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It is no secret that the Biden administration is following in President Obama’s footsteps when it comes to an emphasis on climate change.
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If Only 3% of Worlds Eco Systems Remain Undisturbed, How Can We Fix It?

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The researchers looked to three areas of intactness – habitat intactness (the degree to which human activity has affected the land), faunal intactness (loss of animal species) and functional intactness, which measures if the remaining species are able to keep the ecosystem healthy.

Experts Are Warning The US Could Face Another Surge Of Covid-19

With multiple governors easing up on health and safety procedures before a proper herd immunity is met, many healthcare experts are worried the US might face another severe outbreak of the virus.

Epidemiologist Michael Osterholm recently spoke to the press about how he, like most of the nation, believed the US was heading in the right direction with the distribution of multiple vaccines and an overall decline in new cases of the virus. However, the US is still averaging about 60,000 new cases a day, and with multiple Southern governors easing up on health and safety measures, spring break is threatening to ruin all of the progress America has made. Read more…