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Buffy Wicks Turns Her Health History Into Legislation

In her short tenure as an elected official, California Assembly member Buffy Wicks hasn’t been shy about sharing her most intimate health care struggles with…

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Florida man pleads guilty in fraudulent COVID-19 testing scheme

A Florida man has pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Florida to a $6.9 million conspiracy to defraud Medicare. The scheme involved paying kickbacks…

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For Texas children, COVID-19 hospitalizations are outpacing vaccinations

There’s a little list of things that Richmond, Texas, mom Vanessa Lui promised her daughter Zoe they could do after the third grader got her…

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Few Michigan districts require staff vaccines amid COVID spike

The Supreme Court struck down a Biden administration vaccine-or-test mandate, leaving vaccine requirements to states and districts. A spike in coronavirus cases is again causing…

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Louisiana federal judge blocks Biden’s Head Start vaccine mandate

A federal judge in the Western District of Louisiana has blocked another Biden administration COVID-19 vaccine mandate, this time affecting the Head Start program. Head…

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Who’s required to get vaccinated in Texas? Here’s what you should know

Texas has been at odds with the federal government over COVID-19 vaccine mandates since President Joe Biden first rolled out requirements in the fall. The…

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Western States panel sides with regulators, recommends booster shot for 12 and older

A panel of medical experts from several western states endorsed new recommendations from federal regulators on Thursday, paving the way for booster shots to be…

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Chicago schools COVID vaccination, testing rates vary widely by campus, data shows

At Manley Career Academy High School on Chicago’s West Side, only 10% of students are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. That’s a sharp contrast with Lane…

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Hospitals Recruit International Nurses to Fill Pandemic Shortages

Before Mary Venus was offered a nursing job at a hospital here, she’d never heard of Billings or visited the United States. A native of…

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Omicron upended school this week. Here’s what you need to know about the latest disruptions.

It’s been a bumpy start to 2022 for America’s schools. While most schools reopened as planned, at least 4,500 schools closed their buildings for all…

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