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Why Omicron means we all need boosters
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The CDC is urging pregnant people to get COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s how we know it’s safe.
This new COVID vaccine uses plants as factories for viral proteins
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These urologists are setting the record straight about penises and COVID
New information may explain why the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine caused blood clots
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Which COVID-19 booster should I get?
How to make Thanksgiving COVID-safe with boosters and rapid tests
You might not be ‘fully vaccinated’ soon
When to get your kids vaccinated in time for the holidays
How to talk with your kids about the COVID vaccine
Some people have a gene that could make COVID far more deadly
How dangerous is myocarditis? The truth about the scary-sounding condition.
The first government-approved COVID-19 pill is hitting the UK
HPV vaccination in the UK has prevented thousands of cases of cervical cancer
The CDC officially recommends the Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
Why are kids’ immune systems different from adults’?
Merck’s COVID pill is factory ready—but only with the FDA’s approval
Worried about COVID vaccine side effects? Try this simple trick.
Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines could provide superior immunity
The FDA just authorized boosters for Moderna and J&J—here’s what you need to know
Are US booster shots sapping the world’s vaccine supply?
Zoo animals are getting COVID vaccines made specially for them
Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year? Here’s the CDC’s advice.
Millions of people are vaccinated—less than 8,000 of them have died from the virus
What happens when your doctor and pharmacist are the same person
What the COVID-19 vaccine booster data still can’t tell us
FDA expert panel recommends all J&J vaccine recipients get a booster
The FDA advisory panel recommends Moderna boosters for certain at-risk groups
Mixing boosters, tuberculosis rising, and other COVID news you missed this week
Pfizer formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
The first malaria vaccine is finally ready to roll out
What can viral load really tell us about infectiousness?
What Merck’s new COVID pill can actually do
E. coli isn’t always bad—it’s actually an unlikely research hero
Nobel Prize awarded to researchers who parsed how we feel temperature and touch
Researchers are using gassy, explosive bacteria to destroy cancer cells
YouTube is blocking big anti-vax accounts, and other COVID news you missed
No diet and exercise regimen can make you immune to COVID-19
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Everything you need to know about COVID booster shots
Which COVID-19 vaccine is the best?
The CDC recommends booster shots for healthcare workers and other at-risk groups
CDC panel gives a thumbs-up to Pfizer boosters, but not for everyone
What we know so far about J&J booster shots
Pfizer’s data on COVID vaccines for young kids has some important footnotes
America needs more Black male doctors. College sports can help.
COVID-19 has now killed 1 in 500 Americans
This CRISPR startup thinks that mammoths can save the Arctic. Is it right?
Vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 could be available by Halloween
Biden’s new COVID vaccine mandates, explained
This year’s flu season could be a rager. Shots can help.
Vaccination cuts the risk of long COVID in half
More than 100,000 Americans are currently hospitalized for COVID-19
All your COVID booster shot questions, answered
The best treatments we currently have for COVID-19
Breakthrough cases won’t stop vaccines from ending the pandemic
Increasing protein intake could help patients recover from the ICU
Will Pfizer’s FDA approval spell an uptick in COVID vaccination?
Here’s where all the COVID-19 vaccine candidates currently stand
The FDA officially approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine