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U.S. COVID-19 cases rise heading into Thanksgiving

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. COVID-19 cases rise heading into Thanksgiving – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Coronavirus infections are rising again in half the country, just as people begin traveling for Thanksgiving. More than 53 million people are expected to hit the......

Sunday shows preview: Boosters open to all US adults; House Dems pass spending plan on to Senate

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil The widening of booster shot eligibility in the U.S. to all adults and House Democrats’ passage of a massive social spending and climate bill, which will now progress to the Senate, are expected to dominate this week’s......

CDC panel unanimously endorses Pfizer and Moderna Covid boosters for all U.S. adults

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot at a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, on Sept. 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters The CDC’s independent panel of vaccine scientists unanimously endorsed Pfizer and Moderna’s boosters for all adults,......

Marathon House Speech, Supporting Africa’s Democracies, Green-Lighting Adult Boosters : Up First

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NPR House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy’s marathon speech-making delays a vote on President Biden’s spending agenda. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Nigeria to address climate, COVID, cultural influence, and turmoil. And COVID boosters for all American adults could get a green light from federal regulators today. NPR – Click......

State officials from California to Maine are already giving out Covid boosters to all adults

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Safeway pharmacist Shahrzad Khoobyari (R) administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccination into the arm of Chen Knifsend at a vaccination booster shot clinic on October 01, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images State officials from California......

The F.D.A. could authorize Moderna boosters for all adults as early as this week.

New York Times
Moderna has asked federal regulators to authorize booster shots of its coronavirus vaccine for all adults, a request that the Food and Drug Administration could grant as early as this week along with a similar request from Pfizer, according to people familiar with the planning. If the Centers for Disease......

Moderna resubmits its application to the FDA to authorize Covid boosters for all adults

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Moderna refiled its application to the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to approve vaccine booster doses for all adults ages 18 and older. FDA authorization would open the......

All-Adult COVID Boosters?, Democrats’ PR Blitz, U.S. Diplomacy In Africa : Up First

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NPR Every adult in the U.S. could be eligible for a COVID vaccine booster within days. Democrats open a cross-country blitz to promote President Biden’s vision for spending on everything from childcare to climate. And U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken opens a visit to Africa against a tumultuous backdrop......

F.D.A. Plans to Authorize Pfizer Boosters for All Adults This Week

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is aiming to authorize booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for all adults as early as Thursday, a move that would expand the number of Americans eligible for additional shots by tens of millions, according to people familiar with the agency’s plans. The......

Arkansas opens boosters to all adults

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Maureen Breslin Arkansas will become the latest state to allow any adult to be eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot. Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonAmericans are participating in redistricting like never before Arkansas governor backs Sarah Huckabee Sanders to replace him......

Some U.S. states aren’t waiting for the government to approve boosters for all adults.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Arkansas on Monday joined Colorado, California and New Mexico in broadening access to Covid-19 boosters, getting ahead of federal regulators who are close to making a decision on expanded eligibility. Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said at a......

Gottlieb says messaging on COVID-19 boosters could be

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said Sunday that the mixed messaging by the federal government over who can and should receive a COVID-19 booster shot may end up being......

Boosters for all? A look at some of the latest COVID-19 developments

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Boosters for all? A look at some of the latest COVID-19 developments – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Boosters for all? CBS News medical contributor Dr.David Agus on COVID boosters, getting together during the holidays and more. Be the......

WHO calls distribution of Covid boosters a ‘scandal’ as poor nations struggle to get first shots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a ceremony for the opening of the WHO Academy, in Lyon, France, September 27, 2021. Denis Balibouse | Reuters The disparity between the global distribution of Covid-19 boosters and......

Pfizer seeks FDA nod for COVID vaccine boosters for U.S. adults

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Nov 9 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech on Tuesday requested the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to authorize booster doses of their COVID-19 vaccine in all adults, presenting recent data showing the shot would help prevent disease across ages. Over the past several months, the FDA has......

Pfizer and BioNTech are expected to ask federal regulators to clear their boosters for all adults.

New York Times
Pfizer and BioNTech are expected on Tuesday to ask federal regulators to expand authorization of their coronavirus booster shot to include all adults, according to two people familiar with the situation. The Food and Drug Administration is considered likely to grant the request, perhaps before Thanksgiving. The federal government has......

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