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Britain looking at temporary measures to alleviate trucker shortage

LONDON, Sept 24 Britain is looking at temporary measures to alleviate an acute shortage of truckers, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said on Friday, to smooth disruption to food and petrol supplies which retailers have warned could impact Christmas.

UPDATE 10-U.S. CDC backs COVID-19 boosters for high-risk adults, workers, older Americans

Sept 24 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday backed a booster shot of the Pfizer /BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older, adults with underlying medical conditions and adults in high-risk working and institutional settings.

UPDATE 1-Shell's roadside fuel stations in Britain hit by higher demand

LONDON, Sept 24 Royal Dutch Shell said on Friday it was seeing more demand at some of its fuel stations in Britain as worries about lorry driver shortages prompted drivers to fill up their tanks.

Stock Quote, Energy, 1:51pm EDT

EXPLAINER-Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine booster in the United States?

Sept 24 The United States is rolling out booster shots https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-cdc-advisers-recommend-covid-19-vaccine-boosters-65-older-high-risk-2021-09-23 of the Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE COVID-19 vaccine for some Americans who received their second jab at least six months ago.

Pink river dolphins: Bolivian scientists, fishermen team up to unravel mysteries

LA PAZ, Sept 23 Fishermen who once angled for rare pink river dolphins are working with researchers in Bolivia's Amazon jungle in a high-tech bid to assure the species' survival and better understand their needs.

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Walmart Inc $143.17 +0.28%
Procter & Gamble Co $143.55 -0.44%
Coca-Cola Co $53.89 -0.28%


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