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US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots...

Moderna says updated COVID shot boosts omicron protection

Moderna’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine that combines its original shot with protection against the omicron variant appears to work, the company announced Wednesday. COVID-19 vaccine makers...

Seven restaurants sue Minneapolis over vaccine mandate

A group of Minneapolis restaurants and bars are suing Mayor Jacob Frey and the city over the mayor’s orders mandating that customers show proof...

President Biden to lift omicron-linked travel ban on southern Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries that it imposed to try to blunt the spread of...