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FDA panel recommends redesigned Covid booster shots for the fall

The FDA must now decide which strains should be included in the next round of shots to offer the best protection for a fall wave.
A nurse administers the Pfizer booster shot
A nurse administers the Pfizer booster shot

How the pandemic gutted ethnic journalism

The pandemic dealt a blow to journalism, but ethnic newspapers were hit especially hard.
Bikash Raj Neupane
Bikash Raj Neupane

Pfizer says tweaked Covid-19 shots boost omicron protection

The announcement comes days before an FDA advisory committee meeting to discuss whether to offer updated boosters to Americans this fall.
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

ER doctor who became sick with Covid at work says she was told to 'finish the shift'

One doctor who worked for American Physician Partners says in a lawsuit there was an unwritten policy: “Motrin, mask, man-up and must not test.”
Sonali Patel and Prasanth Boyereddigari.
Sonali Patel and Prasanth Boyereddigari.

Map: Track the Covid hot spots across the U.S.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.

Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in your county

Nationwide, 2 percent of counties are included in the indoor mask guidance.
Image: CDC Mask recommendations
Image: CDC Mask recommendations

Maps: Track hospital ICU stress levels in your state

As omicron wanes, track hospital ICU stress levels among adult patients across the country.

Covid task force members worried about 'misinformation' being shared with Trump

The concerns focused on Dr. Scott Atlas, a special adviser to Trump who rejected mainstream mitigation measures in favor of herd immunity.
Deborah Birx
Deborah Birx

Moderna says bivalent vaccine appears to work against omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5

Still, the new version of the vaccine did not generate as many antibodies as it did against the original omicron variant, according to a press release.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Biden visits D.C. clinic after approval of Covid shots for kids under 5

The president also admonished elected officials who aren’t assisting in the effort to help parents get their children vaccinated.
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden

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