President Biden is facing calls from lawmakers and advocates to go farther in helping vaccinate the world against COVID-19, even after pledging an additional 500 million doses at a summit on Wednesday.The additional 500 million Pfizer doses for the...
Filings for unemployment benefits likely resumed a summer decline last week, as demand for workers keeps a lid on layoffs and the economic recovery seems to be holding up despite the Delta variant.
Known as COP26, the climate summit will be one of the largest in-person international gatherings since the start of the pandemic. The British government says it’s on track to provide promised shots for attendees, but some NGOs worry about...
The pledge will come at the start of a virtual summit aimed at boosting commitments from other nations and the private sector. The goal: vaccinate 70% of the world's population within a year. (Image credit: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
The Biden administration’s push to introduce widespread vaccine boosters faces a test as a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel meets to weigh evidence on the extra shots, a topic that has divided federal health officials.
Product shortages also appear to have damped sales on items such as autos, restraining the economic recovery. Economists think sales could recover quickly once the Covid-19 surge eases.
The White House, FDA, and CDC are evidently not on the same page on COVID-19 booster shots
As early as Sept. 20, vaccinated Americans could start to get booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Who will be eligible at first is still being decided.      
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with NIH director Francis Collins about President Biden's new plans to get the latest coronavirus surge under control and increase vaccinations across the country.
The U.S. coronavirus infection rate is more than 10 times the rate needed to end the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci says.      
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