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By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The drug could benefit cancer patients, organ transplant recipients and people with severe allergies to vaccinations.
By Jamey Keaten, Raf Casert, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reacted to the potential threat by urging everyone 18 and older to get booster shots, because “strong immunity will likely prevent serious illness."…
By Raf Cassert, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Nations around the world sought to keep the new omicron variant at bay with travel bans and further restrictions, even as it remains unclear what it means for the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
A senior administration official said the requirement, which the White House previewed in October, brings the rules for essential travelers in line with those that took effect earlier this month for leisure travelers.
By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
An influential U.S. advisory panel will discuss expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults Friday, a move that could make the shots available as early as this weekend.
The Biden administration believes the boosted capacity of COVID-19 shots will help ease a global shortage of doses, particularly in lower- and middle-income nations, stopping preventable death and limiting the development of potentially new, more dangerous variants of the virus.
Pfizer is submitting its experimental pill for COVID-19 for U.S. authorization, setting the stage for a likely launch of the promising therapy in coming weeks.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
The District of Columbia will lift its indoor mask requirement starting next week, as local COVID infection cases continue to trend downward. Starting Monday, Nov. 22, masks will no longer be required in many indoor spaces.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
New guidance Friday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services instructs nursing homes to allow visits at all times for all residents.
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
The league told players and coaches in a memo Friday that it is no longer advisable to wait before receiving the additional dose. The booster shots should be received "as soon as possible."…
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