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Pfizer Seeks FDA Authorization of Updated COVID Shot for Kids Under 5

Pfizer Seeks FDA Authorization of Updated COVID Shot for Kids Under 5

Children ages 6 months through 4 years already are supposed to get three extra-small doses of the vaccine as their primary series of routine vaccinations.

December 5th, 1:34 PM EST
US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

The federal government plans to end in January the public health emergency it declared earlier this year after an outbreak of mpox left more than 29,000 people across the U.S. infected.

December 2nd, 4:33 PM EST
Flu Season Continues to Intensify as 44 States Report High Activity

Flu Season Continues to Intensify as 44 States Report High Activity

The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse.

December 2nd, 4:13 PM EST
WHO Renames Monkeypox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox, Citing Racism Concerns

The U.N. health agency said on Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox.

November 28th, 10:31 AM EST
Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Crisis response is one way to sum up Hawaii Gov. David Ige's eight years in office.

November 27th, 9:28 AM EST
After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

The omicron variant is driving U.S. COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just in time for the holiday season.

November 25th, 9:09 AM EST

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Farmer: Georgia dog injured saving sheep from coyote attack

Farmer: Georgia dog injured saving sheep from coyote attack

A Georgia farmer says his sheepdog is recovering at home two days after killing a pack of coyotes that attacked his flock of sheep.

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Camel pageant is among World Cup's sidelines attractions

Camel pageant is among World Cup's sidelines attractions

The camel batted her eyelashes and flashed a toothy smile for the television cameras at the Mzayen World Cup.

December 2nd, 9:38 AM EST
Michigan city pays driver $1,000 to settle tire marking case

Michigan city pays driver $1,000 to settle tire marking case

A Michigan city agreed to pay $1,000 to a car owner to settle a lawsuit about marking tires to catch parking violators.

December 2nd, 7:43 AM EST
Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City

Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum to close in Atlantic City

Believe it or not, an iconic part of the Atlantic City Boardwalk is closing soon.

December 1st, 12:20 PM EST
Rat Attack: NYC seeks hands-on leader in anti-rodent fight

Rat Attack: NYC seeks hands-on leader in anti-rodent fight

Hate rats.

December 1st, 3:50 PM EST
Police: Golfer bit off man's nose in argument over game

Police: Golfer bit off man's nose in argument over game

Police in Mississippi say an argument over a game led one golfer to bit the nose off another in the parking lot of a casino.

December 1st, 1:20 PM EST
Germany: woman arrested for shutting roommate's ventilator

Germany: woman arrested for shutting roommate's ventilator

German authorities say a 72-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly switched off her hospital roommate's ventilator - twice - because she was bothered by the sound it made.

December 1st, 9:25 AM EST
Celery stalk in trash, luck, lead to lost wedding rings

Celery stalk in trash, luck, lead to lost wedding rings

A celery stalk sighting and a little luck came together to help a New Hampshire man find his wife’s wedding rings in a 20-ton trash trailer, wrapped in a napkin that he had accidentally thrown away.

November 30th, 10:34 AM EST

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