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Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

Who's Covered by a Vaccine Mandate? A Quick Guide to America's Patchwork of Shot Requirements

HEALTH | Sep 14
A law professor examines the new vaccine requirements for more than 100 million U.S. workers.

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

How to Effectively Use Over-the Counter Rapid Antigen Tests

HEALTH | Sep 14
Rapid antigen testing is another line of defense against COVID-19, but when and where should it be used?

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

COVID Vaccine Creator Says Mass Boosters May Be Unecessary

HEALTH | By Danica Kirka | Sep 10
Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said on Friday.

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

What is the Mu Variant of Coronavirus?

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Sep 8
The World Health Organization last month listed it as a "variant of interest" because of concerns it may make vaccines and treatments less effective, though more evidence is needed.

Your COVID Game Plan: Are Stadiums Safe?

Your COVID Game Plan: Are Stadiums Safe?

SPORTS | By Phil Galewitz | Sep 7
Is it safe to go to a packed stadium even if you are vaccinated? Six out of the seven public health experts that KHN spoke to from big football states were adamant in their response: No way. Not now

Cruise Lines Require Vaccinations, Tests, Amid Virus Surge

Cruise Lines Require Vaccinations, Tests, Amid Virus Surge

HEALTH | By Adriana Gomez Licon, David Koenig | Aug 26
The CDC began advising travelers who are at a higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness to avoid cruises. It is also recommending that passengers show both a recent negative COVID test and proof they've been immunized.

What Does Full Approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Mean?

What Does Full Approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Mean?

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone | Aug 24
For full approval, the FDA required six months of follow-up data. FDA inspectors also visited the plants where the vaccines are made and reviewed each step of the production process for extra assurance.

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

US Regulators Give Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

NATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard, Matthew Perrone | Aug 23
The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, companies and local governments to make vaccinations mandatory.

'We Sent a Terrible Message': Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan

'We Sent a Terrible Message': Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan

HEALTH | By Rachana Pradhan | Aug 23
The Biden administration's plans to make COVID-19 booster shots available next month has drawn a collective scream of protest from the scientific community.

Do Healthy, Fully Vaccinated People Need a Booster? 7 Questions Answered

Do Healthy, Fully Vaccinated People Need a Booster? 7 Questions Answered

HEALTH | By Sarah Jane Tribble | Aug 18
So what do we know about whether healthy, fully vaccinated people should get a booster? Here are answers to seven key questions.

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