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Is Travel Safe During the Pandemic This Holiday Season?

Is Travel Safe During the Pandemic This Holiday Season?

HEALTH | Nov 23
Holiday travel can be safe if you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but officials say people who haven't gotten the shots should delay travel.

COVID Cases Surge in Michigan and Minnesota Hot Spots

COVID Cases Surge in Michigan and Minnesota Hot Spots

HEALTH | By Ed White | Nov 17
Michigan and Minnesota hospitals have reported a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months as beds were filled with unvaccinated people.

Foreign Citizens Seek U.S.-Approved Shots as Travel Resumes

Foreign Citizens Seek U.S.-Approved Shots as Travel Resumes

By Justin Spike | Nov 7
Non-immigrant adults need to have received vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration or which received an emergency use listing from the World Health Organization.

Pfizer Says COVID Pill Cut Hospital, Death Risk by 90%

Pfizer Says COVID Pill Cut Hospital, Death Risk by 90%

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 5
Pfizer has said that its experimental antiviral pill for COVID-19 cut rates of hospitalization and death by nearly 90% in high-risk adults.

Unvaccinated? Don't Count on Leaving Your Family Death Benefits

Unvaccinated? Don't Count on Leaving Your Family Death Benefits

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Nov 4
If workers die of COVID and weren't vaccinated, their families may not get death benefits they would otherwise have received.

COVID Vaccine More Effective Than Past Infection, Study Shows

COVID Vaccine More Effective Than Past Infection, Study Shows

HEALTH | By Mike Stobbe | Oct 30
Health officials offered more evidence that vaccinations offer better protection against COVID-19 than immunity from a prior infection.

Can New Variants of the Coronavirus Keep Emerging?

Can New Variants of the Coronavirus Keep Emerging?

HEALTH | By Christina Larson | Oct 23
New variants can emerge as long as the virus that caused the pandemic keeps infecting people. But that doesn't mean new variants will keep emerging as regularly, or that they'll be more dangerous.

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

Is It Time to Get the COVID Booster? Which One?

HEALTH | By Lauren Neergaard, Mike Stobbe | Oct 22
Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing.

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

FDA OK's Mixing COVID Vaccines, Backs Moderna and J&J Boosters

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard | Oct 21
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or J&J vaccine, saying anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

FDA Panel Endorses Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shot for Booster

FDA Panel Endorses Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shot for Booster

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 15
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster.

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