In our news wrap Thursday, more than 8,000 people have crossed the border at Del Rio, Texas in the past few days as federal agencies rush to provide assistance, storm-battered Louisiana and other areas of the south saw another day…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
The White House said they've offered such calls with others concerned about the vaccine, part of an aggressive campaign to beat back rampant disinformation about the vaccine's safety and effectiveness.
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 Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Britain's chief medical officers said Monday that children aged 12 to 15 should be vaccinated against coronavirus, despite a ruling by the government's vaccine advisors that the step would have only marginal health benefits.
President Joe Biden's plan to get the country vaccinated would essentially require two-thirds of American workers to get vaccinated or face weekly testing. The Department of Labor will draft new rules requiring the same for all businesses with 100 workers…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Biden will sign a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors who do business with the federal government.
By Associated Press
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is calling on rich countries with large supplies of coronavirus vaccines to refrain from offering booster shots through the end of the year.
As western countries discuss the rollout of COVID vaccine boosters, millions around the world are still waiting for their first shot. COVID has killed 200,000 people across Africa, which has nearly 8 million confirmed cases. While South Africa is on…
When the summer of 2021 began, COVID-19 seemed to be on the retreat in most of the U.S. President Joe Biden talked about celebrating America's "independence" from the virus on July 4. But the delta variant has changed the game.
By Laura Santhanam
While taming the coronavirus will continue to depend on widespread adoption of key public health measures, the United States is still confronting the gulf between those who believe that something like getting a vaccine is a personal decision versus those…
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