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Mixing covid vaccines? What you need to know about mix-and-match booster shots.

After authorization by the Food and Drug Administration and sign-off by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eligible patients can get any of the three available booster doses, regardless of which shot they got first.
  • Oct 26, 2021

Moderna says interim data shows its vaccine produces immune response in young children

Moderna's data showed that the coronavirus vaccine generated antibodies in children ages 6 to 11 that were up to 1.5 times as high as what has been seen in adults, the company said in a statement.
  • Oct 25, 2021

Covid-19 live updates: More Americans are getting their boosters than first vaccine doses

The number of Americans getting coronavirus vaccine boosters is outpacing the number of those getting their first vaccine shots, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Oct 22, 2021

Cold-weather states showing highest rate of new cases

Alaska is leading the low-temperature states with an increase in new infections, followed by Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and North Dakota.
  • Oct 19, 2021

Fauci urges police officers to get vaccinated as union protests heat up

Covid-19 was the leading cause of death among U.S. law enforcement officers in 2020 and 2021.
  • Oct 18, 2021

Biden urges more people to get vaccinated as FDA panel recommends Moderna booster

Approximately 90,000 covid-19 deaths could have been avoided over four months of this year if more U.S. adults had chosen to be vaccinated, a new study found.
  • Oct 14, 2021

Merck requests emergency use authorization for experimental pill to treat covid-19

The oral medication could be promising in the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Oct 11, 2021

A student punched her disabled 64-year-old teacher. The attack might have been inspired by TikTok.

The Covington, La., teenager could face up to five years behind bars for felony battery in the case. TikTok dismissed the purported “slap a teacher challenge” as a rumor and said it was “not a trend on TikTok.”
  • Oct 8, 2021

Four wounded in Texas high school shooting that started as a fight between students, police say

Four people were hurt in a shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington, Tex., on Wednesday, police said.
  • Oct 6, 2021

Photos show damage from the California oil spill

Oil has been spilling into the Pacific since late last week.
  • Oct 5, 2021