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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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    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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    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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    Latest: WHO supports antibody treatment for some people

    LONDON – The World Health Organization is recommending a valuable antibody treatment for some coronavirus patients in the latest update to its guidelines for treating people with COVID-19. New guidelines, published Friday in the journal BMJ, say two antibodies made by Regeneron — casirivimab and imdevimab = should be given to people infected with COVID-19 […] More

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    France, Germany name WHO chief Tedros for second term

    Germany and France say they and other EU countries have nominated Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for a second term as director-general of the World Health Organization. By Jamie Keaton Associated Press 24 September 2021, 10:40 am • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Geneva – Germany and France He said he […] 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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    NY hospitals fear staff shortage as vaccine expires

    NEW YORK – Hospitals and nursing homes in New York prepare for the possibility that a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate mandates Health care There could be a staff shortage, effective Monday. Doctors and nurses – and support staff such as food service workers and cleaners – have also been given until September 27 to receive […] 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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