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Hello, everyone, and how are you this fine, sunny morning? The middle of the week has arrived, as you may know, so why not celebrate with a delicious cup of stimulation? After all, you made it this far, which is a likely sign of surviving another few days. And of course, no prescription is required, which is a good thing. Our choice today is stroopwafel. And while you drink up, you can peruse some of the tidbits we have assembled to help you start the day. Hope you conquer the world and, as always, do keep in touch. …

A patient advocacy group in South Africa has filed a lawsuit accusing the government of failing to disclose Covid-19 vaccine contracts amid concerns the country may have overpaid or agreed to terms that limit the ability to freely distribute the shots elsewhere, among other things, STAT writes. In its suit, the Health Justice Initiative cited media reports over the past year indicating that South African officials may have purchased vaccines at inflated prices, agreed to restrictions that prohibit exports, sales, or donations to other countries, indemnified manufacturers against injuries or negligence, and also agreed not to seek refunds for any down payments.

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