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US expected to authorize mix-and-match COVID booster shots

Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week Learn More


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As deaths rise, Russian doctors despair at low vaccine rate

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Taliban agree to new polio vaccination across Afghanistan

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Businesses nervously await fine print of vax-or-test rule

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Income test for Medicare dental under debate; gets pushback

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US Labor Department warns 3 GOP states over COVID rules

The Biden administration is threatening to revoke the authority for three Republican-controlled states to handle their own workplace safety regulations because they have refused to adopt rules to protect health care workers from COVID-19 More »


US regulators lay out plan for over-the-counter hearing aids

U.S. health officials are laying out plans to let most Americans buy hearing aids without a prescription More »


South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

The South African drug regulator has rejected the Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, citing some safety concerns the manufacturer wasn’t able to answer More »


Why COVID boosters weren't tweaked to better match variants

COVID-19 booster shots are an extra dose of the original vaccine, and some experts wonder why they weren't updated to better match the delta variant More »


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