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12-year-old gets Covid vaccine as birthday gift

After losing his father to the disease, a 12-year-old from New Jersey wanted the Covid-19 vaccine for his birthday. A nurse was able to grant his wish. 
12-year-old gets Covid vaccine as birthday gift
12-year-old gets Covid vaccine as birthday gift

FDA authorizes vaccine booster for older adults, high risk individuals

Last week an FDA advisory panel recommended people over the age of 65 and those at high risk should be eligible. Tonight the agency authorized the Pfizer Covid booster for emergency use for that group.
FDA authorizes vaccine booster for older adults, high risk individuals
FDA authorizes vaccine booster for older adults, high risk individuals

Lost generation: Covid learning loss puts students in underserved communities at disadvantage

New data has revealed the devastating impact that the Covid-19 learning loss has had on underserved communities. NBC News’ Heidi Pryzblya spoke with a single mother in Chicago about the challenges her family has faced with schooling during the pandemic. 
Lost generation: Covid learning loss puts students in underserved communities at disadvantage
Lost generation: Covid learning loss puts students in underserved communities at disadvantage

CDC panel weighs need for Pfizer’s Covid booster shot 

A CDC panel kicked off a two day meeting weighing whether Americans should get a Pfizer Covid-19 booster shot and who should get them. The FDA is expected to make a final decision after a separate panel rejected Pfizer boosters for most Americans. NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk reports. 
CDC panel weighs need for Pfizer’s Covid booster shot 
CDC panel weighs need for Pfizer’s Covid booster shot 

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Map: Track coronavirus deaths around the world

Get the latest data on the human cost of this virus. Updated daily.
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Map: Confirmed coronavirus cases, worldwide

Here's how many coronavirus cases per country have been confirmed. This map is updated daily.
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These states have the most coronavirus cases. See the day-by-day breakdown.

From New York to Washington, see the per-day count of new, confirmed Covid-19 cases in each state. Updated daily.
Image: A coronavirus testing site outside International Community Health Services during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Seattle
Image: A coronavirus testing site outside International Community Health Services during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Seattle

Chart: See the day-by-day size of the coronavirus outbreak

Track the number of new Covid-19 cases per day around the rest of the world. Updated daily.
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Advocate for the homeless fights vaccine misinformation on the streets

Backpacks for the Street, run by retired businessman Jeffrey Newman and his husband, has helped vaccinate over 160 homeless New Yorkers.

Small businesses who pivoted to make masks and sanitizer are still feeling the hit to their bottom line

“This was a big lesson for me as a small-business owner. If ever something like this ever happens again in my lifetime, I most likely will not participate."
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Image: hand sanitizer

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