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Millions of people are vaccinated—less than 8,000 of them have died from the virus
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FDA expert panel recommends all J&J vaccine recipients get a booster
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The FDA advisory panel recommends Moderna boosters for certain at-risk groups
Pfizer formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
The first malaria vaccine is finally ready to roll out
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What Merck’s new COVID pill can actually do
Nobel Prize awarded to researchers who parsed how we feel temperature and touch
Researchers are using gassy, explosive bacteria to destroy cancer cells
YouTube is blocking big anti-vax accounts, and other COVID news you missed
No diet and exercise regimen can make you immune to COVID-19
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Everything you need to know about COVID booster shots
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The CDC recommends booster shots for healthcare workers and other at-risk groups
CDC panel gives a thumbs-up to Pfizer boosters, but not for everyone
What we know so far about J&J booster shots
Pfizer’s data on COVID vaccines for young kids has some important footnotes
America needs more Black male doctors. College sports can help.
COVID-19 has now killed 1 in 500 Americans
Is it ok to eat GMO foods? Scientists say ‘yes.’
Vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 could be available by Halloween
This CRISPR startup thinks that mammoths can save the Arctic. Is it right?
Biden’s new COVID vaccine mandates, explained
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Vaccination cuts the risk of long COVID in half
More than 100,000 Americans are currently hospitalized for COVID-19
All your COVID booster shot questions, answered
The best treatments we currently have for COVID-19
Breakthrough cases won’t stop vaccines from ending the pandemic
Increasing protein intake could help patients recover from the ICU
Will Pfizer’s FDA approval spell an uptick in COVID vaccination?
Here’s where all the COVID-19 vaccine candidates currently stand
The FDA officially approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
4 important question about COVID booster shots, answered
COVID booster shots will be available to all Americans this fall
The first mRNA-based HIV vaccine is about to start human trials
COVID hospitalizations for kids and younger adults are at record highs
The COVID-19 delta variant is almost as contagious as chickenpox
People who had COVID should still get vaccinated, according to the CDC
How to talk to your vaccine-hesitant friends and family
Kids make up 19 percent of new US COVID-19 cases now
The safest ways to show proof of vaccination, wherever you are
What you need to know about variants, vaccines, and breakthrough COVID cases
As Olympics continue, Japan struggles with its largest COVID spike yet
How long will we keep wearing masks?
COVID vaccines will soon be mandatory for all active US military
The COVID-19 Delta variant is more contagious than we feared
What the CDC’s new mask guidance means for you
CRISPR breaks ground as a one-shot treatment for a rare disease
A veteran doctor shares 4 lessons to strengthen US public health