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CDC panel recommends Pfizer Covid vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

Vaccinating this age group is seen as a key way for middle and high schools to reopen fully by this fall.
East Hartford High School students receive a vaccination at Pratt & Whitney Runway in East Hartford, Conn., on April 26.
East Hartford High School students receive a vaccination at Pratt & Whitney Runway in East Hartford, Conn., on April 26.

Biden announces CDC recommendation of Pfizer Covid vaccine for kids 12 and up

During President Biden's remarks on the Covid-19 response, he announced that an advisory board to the CDC will recommend the use of the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12-15. Biden also announced vaccinations could be available to this age group as soon as May 13.
Biden announces CDC recommendation of Pfizer Covid vaccine for kids 12 and up
Biden announces CDC recommendation of Pfizer Covid vaccine for kids 12 and up

Covid deaths in U.S. hit lowest level in 10 months

Vaccines have been crucial to declining deaths and coronavirus cases, experts say.
A group of friends, who said they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19, relax on the beach in the Venice section of Los Angeles on May 5, 2021.
A group of friends, who said they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19, relax on the beach in the Venice section of Los Angeles on May 5, 2021.

States are rolling out vaccination plans. Track the numbers inoculated across the country.

NBC News is tracking administered doses in each state by surveying health departments and examining daily reports.

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

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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Covid shot tourism: Latin Americans are traveling to the U.S. for vaccines

U.S. cities have caught on to the trend, which is ushering much needed business into cash-strapped hotels, restaurants and other service activities.
A healthcare worker from the El Paso Fire Department administers a Moderna Covid-19 vaccination near the Santa Fe International Bridge in El Paso, Texas, on May 7, 2021.
A healthcare worker from the El Paso Fire Department administers a Moderna Covid-19 vaccination near the Santa Fe International Bridge in El Paso, Texas, on May 7, 2021.
8h ago

Peru to investigate ‘empty syringes’ vaccination scandal

The Health Ministry said the three known cases were reported in the capital. “These three cases are fully identified, both the people and the places,” a spokesman said.
Image: A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to inoculate an elderly citizen at her house in El Agustino district in Lima, Peru
Image: A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to inoculate an elderly citizen at her house in El Agustino district in Lima, Peru

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