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Ginsburg v. cancer was a ‘remarkable fight’: RBG battled five bouts of cancer over two decades – USA TODAY

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had overcome four bouts with pancreatic, lung and colon cancer dating back two decades.

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Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87. Ginsburg is most noted for her lifelong fight for equality for women.
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday evening, had overcome four bouts with pancreatic, lung and colon cancer dating back two decades.
Ginsburg, 87, could not beat the most recent spread to her liver and died from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer.
In January, she announced she was cancer-free, saying a period…

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Authorities investigate Victoria’s only covid case – bay 93.9 Geelong – Bay 93.9

Victoria could record its first day with no new COVID-19 cases since the start of the second wave on Tuesday.

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Victoria could record its first day with no new COVID-19 cases since the start of the second wave on Tuesday.
Officially one new case was detected overnight in a person who has previously tested positive and been cleared of the virus.
The case is now before a panel of experts who will determine whether or not the person is actually infectious or rather simply still shedding the virus from their system after the previous infection.
If its uncovered the person is not infectious it would see Tue…

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India at heart of global efforts to produce Covid vaccine – The Guardian

Country plays central role in development, manufacture – and possible distribution – of potential vaccines

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As the largest global supplier of drugs and producer of 60% of the worlds vaccines, India has long been known as the pharmacy of the world.
Now, as the frenzied hunt for a Covid-19 vaccine gathers momentum, the country is playing an increasingly strategic and central role in the development, manufacturing and, crucially, possible future distribution of several possible Covid shots.
With more than 7.5 million cases and about 115,000 deaths, India is also one of the worst affected countries by t…

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Moderna CEO eyes December for COVID vaccine – MarketWatch

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Moderna Inc. Chief Executive Stéphane Bancel said the federal government could authorize emergency use of the company’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine in December, if the company gets positive interim results in November from a large clinical trial.Mr. Bancel, speaking during The Wall Street Journal’s annual Tech Live conference Monday, said sufficient interim results from the study takes longer to get, government authorization of the vaccine may not occur until early next year.Cambridge, Mass.,-…

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