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Recent articles by Jeanine:

CDC advisory panel to review FDA's decision on Moderna, J&J booster shots: COVID-19 updates

A federal committee is expected to vote Thursday on whether to allow booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines. More updates. → Read More

Donald Trump announces new social media platform, Truth Social, after being banned from major apps

Trump was banned from the nation's top social media apps — Twitter, Facebook and YouTube — after the Capitol riot over fears he would incite violence. → Read More

US deaths down 20%, new cases down 50%; In-N-Out defiant after being shut down over vaccine check: Updates

More than one-quarter of Americans are now living in a county that no longer has high levels of community transmission of coronavirus. COVID updates. → Read More

Fauci says Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine should have been two all along: Live COVID-19 updates

Fauci also said Sunday that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's move to ban vaccine mandates in the state is "unfortunate" and would damage public health. → Read More

Fauci says trick-or-treating is safe this Halloween; Texas Tea Party gubernatorial candidate Allen West has pneumonia: Live COVID-19 updates

Kids who can get vaccinated for the coronavirus should do so before trick-or-treating for an “extra degree of protection," Fauci said. → Read More

See the 2022 quarters that will feature trailblazing American women

The American Women Quarters Program was developed and approved by Congress this year to celebrate the contributions of notable women in U.S. history. → Read More

Boston's Rian Immigrant Center among 2021 recipients in Gannett Foundation's A Community Thrives

A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowdfunding initiative sponsored by USA TODAY’s parent company, generated $2.3 million in 2021. → Read More

Kids may not be able to get Pfizer shots until November; vaccination rates among pregnant people low: Today's COVID-19 updates

While Pfizer and BioNTech submitted data this week to the FDA, children may not be able to get shots until November, reports say. Latest COVID news. → Read More

Lingering COVID symptoms are common, new studies find; US passes 700k deaths. Latest COVID-19 updates

Two studies this week added to a growing body of research that has found lingering COVID symptoms are common. COVID-19 updates. → Read More

Hundreds of marches begin nationwide as protesters decry 'unprecedented attack' on reproductive rights

The marches come a month since a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy took effect. → Read More

Jesse Jackson released after breakthrough infection; Americans are dying at almost 10 times the rate of July: COVID-19 updates

The US is reporting over 2,000 COVID-19 deaths a day. Jesse Jackson out of hospital after breakthrough COVID infection. Latest news. → Read More

Masks help keep students safe from COVID, studies say; vaccine mandate for NYC teachers temporarily blocked. Latest COVID-19 updates

NYC schools temporarily blocked from enforcing teacher vaccine mandate. COVID outbreaks more common when schools didn't mandate masks, studies say. → Read More

2 dead, 13 injured in shooting at Kroger grocery store in Tennessee

The store is located in the town of Collierville, in a strip mall near a Wendy's and a Walgreens. → Read More

Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots near final approval with CDC vote: Latest COVID-19 updates

Health care workers, teachers and grocery workers are among the high-risk workers eligible for a Pfizer booster. The latest COVID-19 updates: → Read More

Tylenol during pregnancy? Here's why researchers are urging caution.

Researchers are warning that taking Tylenol during pregnancy might have adverse effects on fetal development but caution that more research is needed. → Read More

COVID racial disparities also affect kids, report says; Moderna vaccine protection staying especially strong: Latest COVID-19 updates

New research from the CDC shows that effectiveness of the Moderna vaccine is staying particularly strong. Latest COVID-19 updates. → Read More

FDA committee to decide on boosters; Infections, quarantines are clearing Florida classrooms: COVID-19 updates

A federal advisory committee is set to meet Friday to decide whether booster shots are "luxuries" or essential preventative measures. COVID updates. → Read More

GOP governors vow to fight Biden's vaccine mandate; FDA weighs in on vaccines for kids: COVID updates

Florida's ban on mandatory school masks is back. A study found unvaccinated people were 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19. Latest updates → Read More

New York hospital will stop delivering babies as staffers quit; California parents of 5 die weeks apart: COVID-19 updates

A New York State hospital says it will stop delivering babies after several workers quit rather than receive a vaccination. More COVID-19 updates. → Read More

1 of every 500 Americans has died from the coronavirus: Latest COVID-19 updates

Half the deaths recorded in the U.S. have happened since just before Christmas 2020, and 2021 surpassed last year in infections. Latest COVID updates. → Read More