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Do I need a booster shot if I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine? A virologist answers 5 questions

For people who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the past few months have been a bit of a bumpy ride with news of…

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Covid Is Killing Rural Americans at Twice the Rate of Urbanites

Rural Americans are dying of covid at more than twice the rate of their urban counterparts — a divide that health experts say is likely…

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Majority of Americans think those refusing vaccine should not lose job

New polling on President Joe Biden’s federal vaccine mandate shows the majority of Americans do not think unvaccinated workers should lose their jobs. Convention of…

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In Newark, school has started, but promised COVID testing hasn’t

Nearly a month into the new school year, Newark schools have yet to launch the weekly COVID testing that many teachers and parents were counting…

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Overwhelmed Public Hospital Doctor Trainees Detail Grueling Pandemic Work Conditions

Public hospital officials acknowledged Friday that the system is ill-equipped to respond to staff suicides following at least two incidents in which medical residents took…

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Western States workgroup recommends Pfizer vaccine booster

The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup today released its findings recommending people who meet certain criteria receive a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19…

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Employers waiting for details on federal vaccine mandate

For the New Mexico Chamber of Commerce, the jury is still out on President Joe Biden’s proposal to mandate vaccines for many private sector workers….

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Vaccinate teens without parental consent, NYC’s child welfare agency says

The city’s child welfare agency has given the green light to administer COVID-19 vaccines to more than 600 minors living in certain juvenile detention and…

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California’s Reboot of Troubled Medi-Cal Puts Pressure on Health Plans

When Denise Williams’ baby boy was 2 months old, she became alarmed by a rattling sound in his lungs and took him to the emergency…

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Error in Indiana’s COVID data tracker affected 71 schools

The Indiana Department of Health incorrectly listed 71 schools as failing to report their COVID-19 cases to the state this year, a representative said Monday….

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