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The Pfizer Booster Shot Is Only Being Recommended For People 65 And Over

3 Tourists Allegedly Attacked A Hostess Who Asked For Vaccine Proof In A Restaurant

Biden Will Try To Rally The World To Boost COVID Vaccinations As UN Meets

Why Working Out Should Be About More Than What You See In The Mirror

In The Fight Against COVID, Health Workers Aren't Immune To Vaccine Misinformation

'Vaccine Talk' Facebook Group Is A Carefully Moderated Forum For Vaccine Questions

Trees Could Be A Mental, Physical And Climate Change Antidote


Yup. They actually help protect you, the wearer, from getting a potentially fatal disease. There are other reasons to wear them -- big ones -- but let's focus on #1  for a minute.

A New Hippocratic Oath Asks Doctors To Fight Racial Injustice And Misinformation

Nearly 94,000 Kids Got COVID-19 Last Week. They Were 15% Of All New Infections

The U.S. Surgeon General Is Calling COVID-19 Misinformation An 'Urgent Threat'

A CDC Internal Report Says The Delta Variant Is More Transmissible Than A Cold

CDC Now Recommends Double-Masking For More Protection Against The Coronavirus

Moderna Says Studies Show Its Vaccine Is Effective Against The Delta Variant