COVID-19 Vaccine May Become Annual, Like Flu Shot

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Jennifer Shutt, Virginia Mercury COVID-19 booster shots are on track to become as frequent as the annual flu shot, though high-risk people may need more than one dose per year, Biden administration officials said Tuesday. “For a large majority of Americans, we are moving to a point where a single …

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195 Election Deniers Are on the Ballot in November—And Many Are Expected to Win

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Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams As political voices—including U.S. President Joe Biden—sound the alarm about the state of American democracy nine weeks away from the midterms, FiveThirtyEight on Tuesday published an analysis highlighting election deniers on the ballot. To determine which candidates bought into former President Donald Trump’s “Big Lie” that …

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How Government Aid Helped Ron Johnson

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Erik Gunn, Wisconsin Examiner In his two terms in office, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has run hard against government spending. Since his first Senate campaign in 2010, the Oshkosh Republican has described himself as an outsider and business creator who has succeeded without government help. He has dismissed big-ticket bills …

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CDC Endorses Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters For This Fall

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Ariana Figueroa, Georgia Recorder The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Thursday signed off on the approval from the agency’s independent vaccine advisers that recommended an updated coronavirus vaccine booster this fall. The CDC recommended boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for those who are 12 years old and older and from Moderna for …

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