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The story of vaccines in Africa is far more complicated than a matter of supply — a reality that became evident as vaccine availability emerged as a flash point in the days after a potentially dangerous new virus variant, dubbed omicron, was identified in southern Africa.
All American adults became eligible for booster doses of coronavirus vaccine earlier this month, but the CDC previously focused its recommendations on the most vulnerable age group — people over 50.
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Limited data impede any firm conclusions about the threat posed by omicron and whether it can evade immunity.
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Monitoring the Pandemic
A series of graphics tracking U.S. covid-19 cases, deaths and vaccination rates
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How does a luxury bus from D.C. to New York stack up against planes, trains and automobiles? By The Way finds out.
The endless brain game of assessing infection risks to ourselves and others could be here to stay.
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