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C19 Open Discussion Week 40b

From the NY Times: F.D.A. Advisory Panel Gives Green Light to Pfizer Vaccine Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine passed a critical milestone on Thursday when a panel of experts formally recommended that the Food and Drug Administration authorize the vaccine. The agency … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 40

From NJ Business Magazine: NJBIA’s 62nd Annual Business Outlook Survey In last year’s Business Outlook Survey, most respondents said they were anticipating an economic downturn.  But no one saw this coming in their 2020 vision.  The onset of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 39c

Interesting piece on the lone dissenter at the CDC: CDC advisory panel’s lone dissenter on why long-term care residents shouldn’t receive Covid-19 vaccine first When a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted Tuesday to recommend residents of long-term care … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 39b

From Science: CDC advisory panel takes first shot at prioritizing who gets the first shots of COVID-19 vaccines Health care workers and elderly people living in long-term care facilities should receive top priority for COVID-19 vaccines in the United States … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 39

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C19 Open Discussion Week 38b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. scraps COVID-19 state-by-state travel advisory, calls for all travelers to quarantine With coronavirus cases rising across the country, New Jersey is abandoning the state-by-state formula it has used the last five months to determine its quarantine travel advisory, … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 38

From CNN: Pfizer and BioNTech apply for FDA emergency use authorization for coronavirus vaccine Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine candidate. This is the first … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 37b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. small businesses struggled to pay November rent, study says  Small businesses in New Jersey struggled to pay their November rent at a higher rate than businesses across the country, according to a new study. And … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 37

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36c

From the Star Ledger: N.J. counties, towns may order 8 p.m. curfew on nonessential businesses to fight coronavirus hot spots, Murphy says New Jersey counties and municipalities now have the authority to order nonessential businesses to close at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36b

9 Months in – So much for that… N.J. hits ‘devastating’ 6-month high in new cases with 3,877 positive tests. Death toll rises by 21 fatalities. New Jersey health officials reported 3,877 new coronaviruscases on Tuesday – the highest daily positive … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36

From the AP: Biden defeats Trump for White House, says ‘time to heal’ Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a … Continue reading

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So Who Is The President – Week 1

From the Washington Post: A stomach-churning night of counting leaves the outcome in the balance Whatever people thought they knew about the state of the presidential race a few weeks ago went out the window on Tuesday, turning Election Day … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 34b

From the Star Ledger: Election 2020: When could we know the election results in N.J.? While New Jersey isn’t a swing state when it comes to the hotly contested presidential election, there are plenty of races that voters will be watching closely. … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 34

From NJ Advance: Businesses in Atlantic City boarding up ahead of election  Businesses in Atlantic City are boarding up ahead of Tuesday’s election in preparation for potential unrest. On Saturday, workers boarded up a number of national brand stores at … Continue reading

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