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As worries emerge about the delta variant and the J&J shot, health officials — and, so far, the research — say the vaccinated are still protected

The delta variant is already the most dominant strain of the virus in some U.S. states, and that’s putting some Americans easing back into “normal” life on edge. This variant, which was first identified in India in December, now makes up nearly half of COVID-19 cases in some regions and one-quarter of cases in the […]

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AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot narrowly wins vote on pay raise

A large minority of AstraZeneca AZN, -0.51% AZN, +0.68% shareholders opposed Chief Executive Pascal Soriot’s pay package at their annual meeting on Tuesday, following investor advisers and fund managers who had criticized the company’s compensation plans. Investors holding only 60.19% of the shares voted for the measure, with 39.8% opposing it. Soriot will see his […]

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