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CDC encourages people to wear masks to help prevent spread of Covid, flu and RSV over the holidays
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CDC encourages people to wear masks to help prevent spread of Covid, flu and RSV over the holidays

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention on Monday encouraged people to wear masks to help reduce the spread of respiratory illnesses this season as Covid, flu and RSV circulate at the same time. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, in a call with reporters, said wearing a mask is one of several everyday precautions that people can […]

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Jim Cramer’s Investing Club meeting Monday: Trimming oil, Starbucks, Eli Lilly
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Jim Cramer’s Investing Club meeting Monday: Trimming oil, Starbucks, Eli Lilly

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments. Trimming HAL SBUX downgrade LLY opportunity? 1. Trimming HAL We are trimming 300 shares of Halliburton (HAL), at roughly $38.45 apiece, after the stock climbed more than 50% over the […]

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UK health officials warn parents to be alert after 6 child deaths linked to Strep A infections
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UK health officials warn parents to be alert after 6 child deaths linked to Strep A infections

Streptococcus A — or Group A Strep (GAS) — is a bacterial infection of the throat or skin, which typically arises during the winter months. Halfpoint Images | Moment | Getty Images Health officials in the U.K. are warning parents to be alert after a recent spate of Strep A infections resulted in the deaths […]

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Biden administration will end monkeypox public health emergency
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Biden administration will end monkeypox public health emergency

People line up to get a monkeypox vaccination at a new walk-up monkeypox vaccination site at Barnsdall Art Park on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 in Hollywood, CA.  Brian Van Der Brug | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images The Biden administration will end the public health emergency declared in response to the monkeypox outbreak, as […]

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Fauci says China has done a bad job of vaccinating the elderly and their shots are not very effective against Covid
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Fauci says China has done a bad job of vaccinating the elderly and their shots are not very effective against Covid

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies hearing to discuss President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 budget request for the National Institute of Health on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 17, 2022. Anna Rose […]

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Jim Cramer’s Investing Club meeting Thursday: Fed caution, trimming a retailer, Humana guidance
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Jim Cramer’s Investing Club meeting Thursday: Fed caution, trimming a retailer, Humana guidance

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Thursday’s key moments. Be cautious about Fed news We trimmed our position in COST Humana raises its guidance 1. Be cautious about Fed news Stocks fell on Thursday as the Street awaits Friday’s […]

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GoodRx is a buy that can surge 60% from here, Citi says
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GoodRx is a buy that can surge 60% from here, Citi says

The sell-off in telemedicine name GoodRx is overdone, and now is a good time to buy the stock, according to Citi. Analyst Daniel Grosslight initiated coverage on GoodRx with a buy rating, noting that the telemedicine company was created in reaction to a “complex and opaque” drug distribution channel for consumers that is unlikely to […]

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CDC will test sewage for polio outside New York to see if it’s circulating elsewhere in nation
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CDC will test sewage for polio outside New York to see if it’s circulating elsewhere in nation

The U.S. will expand polio wastewater surveillance to communities with low vaccination rates outside the New York City metro area, after an outbreak over the summer left an unvaccinated adult paralyzed and raised questions about how widely the virus may be circulating. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a statement Wednesday, said it […]

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‘I never really got better’ — long Covid patients share their struggle with ongoing symptoms and the health-care system
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‘I never really got better’ — long Covid patients share their struggle with ongoing symptoms and the health-care system

Michael Bryand, 35, first got Covid in September 2020. “I never really got better,” he said in a sit-down interview with CNBC. “I had symptoms that stayed with me and that are still with me.” Bryand, who was working at Wells Fargo in San Antonio at the time, went on short-term disability and then long-term […]

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Despite ongoing Covid risks, more employees consider cutting back on health-care benefits
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Despite ongoing Covid risks, more employees consider cutting back on health-care benefits

Tech startup company Fast Chief Communications Officer Jason Alderman (R) talks with an employee on the first day working in the office on March 24, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Inflation has stretched household budgets near their limit. As a result, most people have reined in discretionary spending, even when […]

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