COVID

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As the Delta variant of Covid-19 pushes up new infection case counts across the country, public health experts are urging people to get vaccinated -- not just for themselves, but for everyone around them. ...
Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorization of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine as President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser acknowledged that "it is entirely conceivable, maybe likely” that booster shots will be needed. ...
Singer Olivia Rodrigo will head to the White House to promote Covid-19 vaccines for young people. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert, called her a “trusted messenger" that “people can relate to as opposed to just federal officials.”  ...
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that Cuban protesters yelling "freedom!" were demanding "freedom from rising COVID cases." ...

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