A year after first U.S. shots, pandemic hallmarks re-emerge By Reuters

A year after first U.S. shots, pandemic hallmarks re-emerge By Reuters
6/6 A year after first U.S. shots, pandemic hallmarks re-emerge© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, is inoculated with the coronavirus vaccine by Dr. Michelle Chester from Northwell Health at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York, December 14, 2020.  Ma 2/6

By Andrew Hay, Shannon Stapleton and Peter Szekely

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) -Nearly a year after COVID-19 vaccines were first administered in the United States, the country is returning to many of the hallmarks that defined earlier pandemic life: mask mandates, mass vaccination sites, crowded hospitals and a rising death toll.

Amid hope that humanity would soon get the upper hand on the coronavirus, New York City intensive care unit (ICU) nurse Sandra Lindsay (NYSE:) received a dose https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-vaccines-distribution/race-against-time-first-americans-vaccinated-as-u-s-death-toll-passes-300000-idUSKBN28O1TQ of Pfizer (NYSE:)’s just-approved vaccine last Dec. 14, becoming the first inoculated…

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