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    Powell meets a changed economy: Fewer employees, higher prices

    WASHINGTON — Restaurant and hoteliers are struggling to fill jobs. Supply-chain delays drive up prices for small businesses. Unemployed Americans are not finding work even with job openings at record highs. Those and other disruptions to the US economy – the consequences of the viral pandemic 18 months ago – appear likely to endure, a […] More

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    Second Tennessee judge blocks Gov. Lee’s mask opt-out

    A federal judge has dealt a second blow to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s controversial order allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements By KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press September 24, 2021, 6:14 pm • read 3 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Nashville, Tenn. — A federal judge on Friday dealt a […] More

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    Explainer: Who is eligible for Pfizer booster shots in the US?

    Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive a Pfizer booster shot to help increase their protection against the worst effects of the coronavirus. By Carla K. Johnson AP Medical Writer September 24, 2021, 5:36 pm • read 4 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Millions of Americans are now eligible to receive […] More

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    Biden now urges COVID-19 booster shots for eligible people

    President Joe Biden Friday urged people who are now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots to get additional protection, a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed doses for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans . Beginning a major new phase in the US vaccination campaign against COVID-19, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle […] More

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    CDC leader adds people with risky jobs to COVID booster list

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, starting a major new phase in the US vaccination campaign against COVID-19. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Valensky signed a series of recommendations to a panel of advisors late Thursday. The advisors said the booster should be offered […] More

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    Polish protesters warn a health care crisis is brewing

    WARSAW, Poland – When a priest arrives at a hospital in Chorzow to perform a funeral, nurse Marius Strug can see the fear in the eyes of dying patients. “After the rites, they knew what was happening,” he said. But there is no psychologist available to console the patients. Strug and another nurse would try […] More

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    First Florida school district gets US cash for virus mask vote

    A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden’s administration for state pay cuts imposed on the board’s vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate ByThe Associated Press September 23, 2021, 7:08 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Gainesville, Fla. — A Florida The school district has […] More

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    CDC consultants try to work out details of booster shots

    With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the US, government advisers have regrouped to tackle the most controversial question yet: Who should really roll up their sleeves right away By Lauren Niergaard and Mike Stobe AP Medical Writers September 23, 2021, 4:50 pm • read 4 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail […] More

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    CDC consultants try to work out details of booster shots

    With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the US, government advisers have regrouped to tackle the most controversial question yet: Who should really roll up their sleeves right away By Lauren Niergaard and Mike Stobe AP Medical Writers September 23, 2021, 4:17 pm • read 3 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail […] More

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    New York health chief, defender of Cuomo policies, resigns

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says state health commissioner Howard Zucker has submitted his resignation By Marina Villeneuve Associated Press September 23, 2021, 3:15 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article ALBANY, NY – New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was a key defender of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s […] More

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    Judge gives Dutch boy OK for vaccine amid parent-child dispute

    A 12-year-old boy has gone to court in the Netherlands to seek permission to receive a COVID-19 vaccine so he can visit his grandmother battling lung cancer ByThe Associated Press September 23, 2021, 1:14 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article The Hague, Netherlands – A 12-year-old boy has gone […] More

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    Latest: essential vaccines for Albania’s lawmakers

    TIRANA, Albania – The Albanian parliament on Thursday decided to make coronavirus vaccination mandatory for all parliamentarians. Taulant Balla of the governing Socialist Party said leaders from each parliamentary group had agreed to make vaccines mandatory and hold most legislative committee hearings online. Vaccinations are already mandatory for Albania’s medical personnel, teachers, professors and students. […] More

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