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US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for seniors, high-risk

Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those ...

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Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs ...

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France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers

Thousands of health workers across France have been suspended without pay for failing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of a deadline this week, Health Minister Olivier Veran said Thursday.

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France gets tough on unvaccinated health workers

Thousands of unvaccinated French health workers face suspension without pay from Wednesday under a new COVID-19 law that punishes people in care professions who refuse to get immunised against the virus.

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Third shot: UK to offer COVID booster jabs to over 50s

The U.K. announced Tuesday it will offer a third dose of coronavirus vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people to help the country ride out the pandemic through the winter months.

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