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CDC director tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

ATLANTA — The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tested positive for COVID-19. Dr. Rochelle…

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Dems push Medicaid expansion for left-behind rural Georgia

ARLINGTON, Ga. — Nine years after the hospital closed in the southwest Georgia town of Arlington, the worry about health…

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Failing nursing homes to face tougher penalties

WASHINGTON — The worst-of-the-worst nursing homes will face tougher penalties if conditions don’t improve at their facilities, the Biden administration…

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose

Pfizer will charge $110 to $130 for a dose of its COVID-19 vaccine once the U.S. government stops buying the…

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FACT FOCUS: States, not CDC, set school vaccine requirements

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday voted that the agency should update its recommended immunization…

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Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

NEW YORK — COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults, a panel…

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WHO: COVID-19 vaccination rates have dropped 50% in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal — The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses given in Africa has dropped by more than 50% over the…

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Indonesia says contaminated medicines linked to 99 deaths

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia has found contaminated medicines that are suspected of being linked to the deaths of 99 children…

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WHO Syria boss accused of corruption, fraud, abuse, AP finds

LONDON — Staffers at the World Health Organization’s Syrian office have alleged that their boss mismanaged millions of dollars, plied…

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US clears Novavax COVID booster dose

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Wednesday authorized a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax. The Food and…

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