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France 24 14 Jan 2021

Mealworms for dinner? EU gives first green light for edible insects


The #EU's #food watchdog on Wednesday paved the way for diners across Europe to tuck into #insects as it gave safety approval for human consumption of dried yellow mealworm.

Now that the FDA has given the green light for a coronavirus vaccine, experts say inoculations could start to be administered in a matter of days. But first, the vaccine needs to be shipped to hospitals, pharmacies and doctor's offices across the country. Lana Zak spoke with Richard Smith, the FedEx Express regional president of the Americas and executive vice president of global support.
Health and Human Services, Defense Department and Operation Warp Speed officials announced changes to the federal government's vaccine distribution guidelines during a telebriefing on Tuesday. Watch their remarks.

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