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    Israel says US booster plan backs its own aggressive push

    JERUSALEM – Israel moves forward with its offensive campaign of offering coronavirus Its approach was further justified by the US decision to give the shot to almost anyone over the age of 12, says the booster and says older patients or those at higher risk. Israeli officials credit the booster shot, already given to nearly […] More

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    Explainer: drug abortion becomes latest GOP target

    Drug abortions account for about 40% of all abortions in the US. The increasingly common method relies on pills rather than surgery, making abortion more likely in a woman’s home rather than in a clinic. This is an option that has become important during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Republican states generally move to restrict access […] More

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    COVID in the United Nations: One topic, used to make many points

    For the United States, COVID-19 was about leadership and “a dose of hope”. For Iran, it was about the inhumanity of the sanctions. Tiny Palau, largely virus-free, used her precious speech minutes to praise Taiwan for its support during the pandemic – and not coincidentally, with the United Nations revoking the island as a member […] More

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    Ironman World Championship departs from Hawaii for the first time

    The Ironman World Championship is being held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades ByThe Associated Press September 24, 2021, 8:46 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Kailua-Kona, Hawaii — The Ironman World Championship will be held outside airy For the first time in four decades, uncertainty […] More

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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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    Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

    BOISE, Idaho — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over “crisis standards of care” guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients. coronavirus global pandemic. The Justice in Aging group on Tuesday asked the US Department of Health and Human Services to investigate Idaho Health care The […] 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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