Vaccination

Q & A: Should you get a second booster shot for COVID-19?

The Biden administration is planning to give Americans age 50 or older the option of a second booster. But is a second booster necessary? Would it differ from the first booster? And who should receive the second booster first?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID comeback seen in parts of US as funding runs dry

COVID is making its latest comeback in parts of the northeastern United States as the BA.2 coronavirus variant becomes dominant in the country, officials said Wednesday, while urging Congress to pass new funding or risk the ...

Health

Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity ...

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