Vaccination

Australia to give fourth COVID-19 jab to over 65s

Australia is offering a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to over 65s from next month, federal health authorities announced Friday, as a new Omicron strain races through the population.

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Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to ...

Vaccination

Decision on J&J COVID vaccine booster doses could take weeks

(HealthDay)—A decision on booster shots for the approximately 13.8 million Americans who received Johnson & Johnson's single-shot coronavirus vaccine is likely to take weeks, according to people familiar with the issue.

Vaccination

EXPLAINER: How do border policies affect US infection rates?

As the delta variant fuels an increase of COVID-19 cases in the U.S., some of President Joe Biden's critics blame the surge on his border policies, which allow some migrants to enter the country to apply for asylum.

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