The meeting follows Biden's announcement last week that the Labor Department is working to require that businesses with 100 or more employees order their workers to be fully vaccinated or submit a negative COVID-19 test at least weekly.
The Biden administration has said COVID-19 vaccine boosters may be available to eligible groups a week from now. But that timing is uncertain and scientific advisory committees still need to meet in the next several days. Lisa Desjardins spoke with…
By Claire Raj, The Conversation
The Department of Education is investigating whether state bans on mask requirements in schools discriminate against students with disabilities.
By Associated Press
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called the vast disparity in vaccination rates between rich and poor countries a “solvable problem.”…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The U.K. will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people after an an expert panel said the boosters were needed to protect against waning immunity this winter.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Putin, who is fully vaccinated with Russia's Sputnik V, held several public engagements indoors Monday and even said that he may have to quarantine soon.
As the U.S. continues inoculating adults and adolescents, questions remain about vaccinating the 48 million kids under the age of 12. With the delta variant raging, almost five times as many children are being hospitalized for COVID-19. The American Academy…
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
DeSantis said Monday that local municipalities potentially face millions of dollars in fines for implementing a requirement that their employees get a COVID-19 vaccine.
By Cedar Attanasio, Associated Press
A return to in-person school this month are raising the stakes for high school students who want to be safe in packed classrooms and homecoming rallies.
By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
An international group of scientists is arguing the average person doesn't need a COVID-19 booster yet — an opinion that highlights the intense scientific divide over the question.
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