Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protection against the coronavirus.
At least two dozen lawsuits have been filed around the U.S. by people seeking to force hospitals to give their COVID-stricken loved ones a drug for parasites that has been promoted by conservative commentators as a treatment despite a lack of evidence.
Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety.
Protests erupted in Italy as one of the most stringent anti-coronavirus measures in Europe went into effect Friday, requiring all workers, from magistrates to maids, to show a health pass to get into their place of employment.
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine -- including seniors, adults with other health problems, and people with jobs or living situations that put them at increased risk for COVID-19 -- should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.