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United brings back airport vaccines for employee boosters as omicron spreads

United Airlines ramp services worker John Dalessandro receives a COVID-19 vaccine at United’s onsite clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images United Airlines started...

Analysis: 2021 saw divisions on democracy, vaccines and climate. Next year is unlikely to be an oasis of calm

The two events were suitable bookends for a year filled with turmoil and polarization — and not just in the United States. In between them came the humiliating and chaotic end of America’s democratic...

Brazil flooding: Deadly flooding in Brazil kills at least 20 and displaces thousands, leaving Covid-19 vaccines submerged

At least 358 people have been injured in the flooding, the Bahia state government said in a Monday statement. It has affected more than 470,000 people living in 116 towns. “The infrastructure damage is...

Germany could soon make Covid vaccines mandatory

A sign showing entry only for “2G,” the term in Germany for people who are either vaccinated against or have recently recovered from Covid-19. Jens Schlueter | Getty Images German lawmakers have implemented new...

Biden directs FDA, CDC to clear new vaccines if needed

President Joe Biden said Monday he is directing federal agencies to be prepared to move as quickly as possible to approve additional vaccines or boosters tailored to shield against the new omicron coronavirus variant....

US will require COVID-19 vaccines for all border crossers

President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration planned to announce....

Disney’s Encanto, vaccines for kids raise Thanksgiving box office hopes

Stephanie Beatriz voices Mirabel Madrigal in Disney’s “Encanto.” Disney The week of Thanksgiving is typically a robust time at the box office, as parents with small children flock to cinemas to see new animated...

Germany considers a full Covid lockdown and mandatory vaccines

Senior doctor Thomas Marx puts on his personal protective gear (PPE) before he enters the room of a patient infected with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in an intensive care unit (ICU) at the hospital...

Why U.S. automakers are not yet mandating vaccines for union workers

The Detroit 3 automakers are not yet mandating vaccines for thousands of unionized workers even as they said in a joint statement with the UAW on Tuesday that they will extend requirements for workers...

UK extends Covid booster vaccines to the over-40s

Caroline Nicolls receives an injection of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administered by nurse Amy Nash at the Madejski Stadium in Reading, England, on April 13, 2021. Steve Parsons | AFP | Getty Images LONDON...