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Administration officials have told states to be ready to distribute a vaccine or vaccines as early as November on the assumption that one or more would be approved by the Food and Drug Administration by year’s end or early next year.
TOP HEALTH OFFICIAL SAYS STATES NEED ABOUT $6 BILLION FROM CONGRESS TO DISTRIBUTE CORONAVIRUS VACCINELENA H. SUNSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Biden’s advisers have prioritized planning for vaccine distribution on the assumption that one or more vaccines would be authorized, or close to approval, by early next year.
TRUMP CONTRADICTS CDC DIRECTOR ON VACCINE; BIDEN SAYS AMERICANS SHOULDN’T TRUST TRUMPCOLBY ITKOWITZ, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If the shifts among women and older voters seen in the Post-ABC poll reflect an actual shift in the electorate — a fair assumption based on a wide range of other state and national polls — that seems very difficult to do.
THE KEY SHIFTS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN THAT HAVE IMPROVED BIDEN’S CHANCES OF VICTORYPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The IOC’s understanding of risk, he maintained, was based on an assumption of “slow randomness” rather than the “extreme randomness” that the Oxford researchers believe governs the financial risks of hosting the games.
WANT TO HOST THE OLYMPICS? PLAN TO GO OVER BUDGETFIONA ZUBLINSEPTEMBER 14, 2020OZY
These conclusions are largely based on unfounded assumptions – rather than actual detailed inspections, physical analysis or testing of any of the building systems.
FLAWS AND ASSUMPTIONS RENDER 101 ASH ST. ASSESSMENT MEANINGLESSSANDOR SHAPERYSEPTEMBER 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Unfortunately, experts said, scientists really weren’t ready for their assumptions about governments — and people — to be dead wrong.
CORONAVIRUS MODELS WERE ALWAYS ABOUT MORE THAN FLATTENING THE CURVEMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When the company started, believe it or not, the assumption was actually that the latter was the biggest issue.
UNCHARTED POWER’S JESSICA O. MATTHEWS HAS A PLAN TO REVIVE AMERICA’S CRUMBLING INFRASTRUCTUREBROOKE HENDERSONAUGUST 23, 2020FORTUNE
That’s the last year for which the agency has published figures comparing assumptions prior to the pandemic and incorporating the virus’s effects.
THE U.S. ECONOMY IS SHEDDING OVER 1 MILLION JOBS PER WEEK. THEY WON’T COME BACK FOR YEARS, THE IRS SAYSBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
Many people assume human brain sex differences are innate, but this assumption is misguided.
BRAIN SCIENTISTS HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO FIND MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN’S AND MEN’S BRAINS, DESPITE OVER A CENTURY OF SEARCHINGLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
If your brand still thinks of Amazon advertising primarily in terms of search, it’s time to tear up those assumptions.
DEEP DIVE: HOW TO MASTER AMAZON ADVERTISING IN THE NEW NORMALDIGIDAYJULY 29, 2020DIGIDAY

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