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Walgreens profit slides as COVID-19 vaccinations fade in Q2

A decline in COVID-19 vaccinations cut into Walgreens second-quarter earnings, but the drugstore chain still delivered better-than-expected results. Walgreens said Tuesday the number of vaccines it administered in the quarter tumbled 80% to 2.4 million compared to last year's quarter. ...

Conn. ex-city official gets prison for COVID-19 funds theft

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut city employee was sentenced to 13 months in prison on Wednesday for his role in the theft of more than $600,000 in federal coronavirus relief funding by a company he founded with former state Rep. Michael DiMassa. John Bernardo, 66, also was ...

Biden signs bill on COVID origins declassification

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan bill Monday that directs the federal government to declassify as much intelligence as possible about the origins of COVID-19 more than three years after the start of the pandemic. The legislation, which passed both the House and ...

House votes to declassify info about origins of COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted unanimously Friday to declassify U.S. intelligence information about the origins of COVID-19, a sweeping show of bipartisan support near the third anniversary of the start of the deadly pandemic. The 419-0 vote was final congressional approval of the bill, ...

Weekly report: Six new COVID-19 deaths in NH

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced 664 new positive COVID-19 test results between Thursday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 8. For the previous week, DHHS announced 6 additional death(s) related to COVID-19. We offer our ...

Feds: Woman funded lavish lifestyle with stolen COVID funds

BOSTON (AP) — A Florida woman — who authorities say chartered a private jet to fly her cross-country with some of the more than $1 million in federal coronavirus relief funds that she fraudulently obtained by using stolen identities — pleaded guilty Monday, federal prosecutors ...