US easing virus restrictions for foreign flights to America

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major easing of pandemic travel restrictions, the U.S. said Monday it will allow foreigners to fly into the country thisRead More

Covid-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds is safe and shows ‘robust’ antibody response, Pfizer says

(CNN) — In a highly anticipated announcement, Pfizer said on Monday a Phase 2/3 trial showed its Covid-19 vaccine was safe and generated a “robust”Read More

Health official: Booster use may be expanded

WASHINGTON — The National Institutes of Health director says a government advisory panel’s decision to limit Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to Americans 65 and olderRead More

Lions and tigers at DC’s National Zoo test presumptive positive for COVID-19

(CNN) — Animal keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close eye on their lions and tigers after the bigRead More

Top doctors say not so fast to Biden’s boosters-for-all plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just one month ago, President Joe Biden and his health advisers announced big plans to soon deliver a booster shot of the coronavirusRead More

M-DCPS announces changes to its COVID-19 quarantine policy

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has changed its protocol as to how high school students and staff quarantine following COVID-19 exposure. M-DCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announcedRead More

US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shotsRead More

NYC restaurant host attacked over vaccine status request

NEW YORK (AP) — A host at a popular New York City restaurant was assaulted by three women from Texas after she asked for proofRead More

The FDA’s meeting on Covid-19 boosters may not provide an answer to all the questions, experts say

    (CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration is meeting Friday about Covid-19 vaccine boosters, but the long-awaited discussion may not yield an answer as to whether all vaccinatedRead More

Florida surpasses 50K COVID deaths after battling delta wave

MIAMI (AP) — Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one-fourth of those succumbing this summerRead More