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FDA Reportedly Set To Approve Pfizer Vaccine For 12- To 15-Year-Olds

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to expand authorization for the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 next week, granting access to millions of young

White House to restrict travel from India beginning May 4

Angela Lang/CNET As the number of COVID-19 cases in India continues to skyrocket, along with anecdotal but unconfirmed evidence that a new coronavirus variant called B.1.617 could be driving them, th

Jobless claims at 553,000 for week, Department of Labor says

The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims dropped to 553,000 last week as the economy continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Department of Labor.The Bureau

Minnesota first grader dies from coronavirus, Gov. Tim Walz says

A first-grader in Minnesota died after contracting the coronavirus, Gov.The child, who had been described as 'under age 10' by the Minnesota Department of Health, was from the southwestern area of the

India hits new record with COVID-19 infections, US vows aid

India has been battling the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreak and on Monday recorded another record in new cases with 352,991 in the past 24 hours along with 2,812 deaths.Reuters reported that the sit

Baghdad hospital fire kills 82, Iraq interior minister says

Iraq's Interior Ministry said Sunday that 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in the intensive care unit of a Baghdad hospital tending to severe coronavirus patie

Anthony Fauci Delivers Short, Sharp Shutdown Of GOP Senator’s Vaccine Doubt Bluster

Johnson this week sowed doubt about the efficacy of the shots, their fast-track approval and the need for Americans to be vaccinated en masse.“We have 567,000 people who have died so far in this cou

Ex-Trump Aide Reveals Inside Story Of His Wild Disinfectant Press Conference

A former member of Donald Trump’s White House coronavirus task force has lifted the lid on what went down behind the scenes when the then-president talked on national TV last year about injecting d

Goats and Soda : NPR

A deadly virus spills over from an animal, like a pig, into humans, and then quickly triggers an outbreak.'It's not like in the movies,' he says, 'where this virus goes from a pig in Indonesia and cau

U.K. Variant Not Linked To More Severe Illness or Death From Coronavirus : NPR

Hospital workers tend to a Covid-19 patient at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, England last month.Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption .toggle caption Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty I