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  • Joe Biden gets his booster shot

    Joe Biden gets his booster shot

    WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden received his COVID-19 booster vaccination on Monday, days after federal authorities recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans 65 and older and approved it for others with pre-existing medical conditions and high-risk work environments. “The most important thing we have to do is get more people vaccinated,”…

  • COVID-19 caused life expectancy in the US to drop 1.5 years

    COVID-19 caused life expectancy in the US to drop 1.5 years

    Life expectancy in the United States fell the most in more than seven decades last year when Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to premature deaths. The disproportionate cost of the pandemic in communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between black and white Americans, according to estimates released by the…