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Chicago Department of Public Health to begin offering vaccine boosters Monday

Chicago Department of Public Health to begin offering vaccine boosters Monday

15 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

CHICAGO - The Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday that it will begin to offered COVID-19 vaccine boosters starting Monday. The vaccine booster shots will be...
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Workers are fed up. But is this really Striketober?

17 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

After decades of stagnating wages and diminishing pension and healthcare benefits, many U.S. workers are fed up. A small but growing number are organizing.
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How should healthcare workers be protected from COVID-19?

19 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The WHO estimates up to 180,000 health workers have died from COVID since January 2020.
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We Need to Depolice Mental Illness Health Care-Now | Opinion

19 hours ago   |   Newsweek

As a board-certified psychiatrist, I have come to believe that depolicing healthcare is essential for protecting all of us.
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Laughing at Capitol Insurrectionists' Misfortune in Jail Misses the Point

20 hours ago   |   Slate

Incarcerated people have a constitutional right to healthcare. Yes, those rights still apply to the people who tried to overturn an election.
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The U.S. Promised 1.1 Billion Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To Poorer Countries. Here's Where They Are Going

20 hours ago   |   Forbes

The White House marked donating 200 million doses Thursday, most of which have been mRNA vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna.
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Maryland directs doctors, pharmacists to follow expanded rules for coronavirus vaccine boosters

22 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Maryland healthcare providers will be required to follow the new federal approvals that allow more people to get booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan...
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Lingering ‘Brain Fog': Study Finds High Rate Of Cognitive Impairment Months After Covid-19 Infection

23 hours ago   |   Forbes

High numbers of Covid-19 survivors showed signs of cognitive impairment months after infection, according to tests designed to evaluate memory, language and attention.
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The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 91% effective in 5- to 11-year-olds, new study results show

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The FDA is now considering authorizing the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds. ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP) (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images Pfizer's vaccine was...
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Southwest Airlines CEO says unvaccinated employees won't lose their jobs, despite a federal mandate

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines planes. HMBSoFL Photography/Shutterstock.com Southwest's CEO said the airline won't fire unvaccinated staff - an apparent softening of...
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UFC Fight Night 196 discussion thread

UFC Fight Night 196 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS - MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 196 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET. You can discuss the... Read more ...

Al-Qaeda leader killed by US airstrike in Syria: military

Al-Qaeda leader killed by US airstrike in Syria: military

Abdul Hamid al-Matar was killed by an airstrike in the northwest section of the country, according to Army Maj. John Rigsbee, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command. Read more ...

Dwight, AD downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns

Dwight, AD downplay confrontation in Lakers' loss to Suns

LOS ANGELES - Dwight Howard and Anthony Davis both say their physical confrontation on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench was a momentary disagreement that has already been resolved. Read more ...

Oilers beat Vegas 4-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

Oilers beat Vegas 4-3, extend season-opening win streak to 5

LAS VEGAS - Zack Kassian scored a tiebreaking goal in the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer will not make NLCS Game 6 start, reports say

Dodgers' Max Scherzer will not make NLCS Game 6 start, reports say

Scherzer had been used on short rest multiple times this postseason. Read more ...

Frustrations boil over between Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard on Los...

Frustrations boil over between Anthony Davis and Dwight Howard on Los Angeles Lakers bench

The Los Angeles Lakers are yet to win a game through preseason and one regular season game. Frustrations appeared to boil over during the second quarter of the Lakers game... Read more ...

Taft 34, Woodward 20

Taft 34, Woodward 20

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Anderson 21, Turpin 14

Anderson 21, Turpin 14

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Astros reach World Series with rout of Red Sox in ALCS Game 6

Astros reach World Series with rout of Red Sox in ALCS Game 6

The Astros are going to the World Series. Read more ...

Coyle, Ullmark lead Bruins to 4-1 win over Sabres

Coyle, Ullmark lead Bruins to 4-1 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Charlie Coyle had a goal and and two assists, Linus Ullmark made 35 saves against his former team and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Friday night. Read more ...