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By Associated Press
President Joe Biden celebrated the full FDA approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and is urging the unvaccinated to go get their inoculations.
By PBS NewsHour
In May, the CDC made a decision to reduce tracking and collecting data on breakthrough infections to only those involving hospitalizations and deaths -- leaving a big gap in understanding the impact of variants as COVID-19 cases surge across the…
By James Anderson, Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
Anxiety in the United States over COVID-19 is at its highest level since winter. The heightened worry is reflected in a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Biden announced that his administration will require that nursing home staff be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for those facilities to continue receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid funding.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Federal health officials have been actively looking at whether extra shots for the vaccinated may be needed as early as this fall, reviewing case numbers in the U.S. “almost daily” as well as the situation in other countries such as…
People who are immunocompromised didn’t gain enough immunity from their first COVID-19 vaccine shots and need a booster for full protection, explains Dr. Fauci. Fauci spoke with William Brangham about breakthrough infections, the delta variant’s threat to children and how…
By Patrick Fok
Home to the first coronavirus-driven lockdowns more than a year ago, China is imposing new lockdowns and widespread testing in regions where the delta variant is spreading rapidly. Despite the fact only a few hundred cases have been identified so…
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that he is launching a rapid response unit to expand the use of monoclonal antibodies and relieve pressure at hospitals that continue to report a rise in COVID-19 patients.
By Lindsey Tanner, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The advice comes as hospitals in hot spots around the U.S. see disturbing numbers of unvaccinated mothers-to-be seriously ill with the virus. The CDC recommendation echoes recent guidance from top obstetrician groups.
By Terry Spencer, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
The surge in COVID-19 infections across the U.S. has caused a shortage of nurses and other front-line staff in virus hot spots that can no longer keep up with the flood of unvaccinated patients.
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