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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for elementary school young…

Ohio has had 1,507,676 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 4,574 cases from Oct. 19 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 20.

As more and more people get vaccinated, businesses and public spaces are starting to open up again. As the activities people enjoy start to come back, it can be a very exciting time. However, it can also be overwhelming to be in large crowds again after about 18 months of social distancing a…

An Ohio senator joined a conference of anti-vaccine advocates hyping “alternative” COVID-19 treatments, several of which like ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine are explicitly warned against by regulators, public health officials and medical associations.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Senate president compared the U.S. government’s COVID-19 vaccine regulation for companies to Nazi Germany as the Republican-controlled Senate narrowly passed a bill Tuesday to limit employers in their ability to require workers to be vaccinated agains…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas tested positive Tuesday for COVID-19 and is isolating at home, the agency said.

Ohio has had 1,503,102 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 3,617 cases from Oct. 18 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 19.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands.

According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, most adults who attend religious services trust their clergy’s advice on vaccines and religious leaders are more likely to urge their congregants to get vaccinated than to discourage it.

Ohio has had 1,499,485 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 2,810 cases from Oct. 17 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 18.

Bikur Cholim was among the recipients in the 18th and final Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund grants Oct. 18, the organization announced in a news release.

Ohio has had 1,496,675 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 2,515 cases from Oct. 16 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 17.

Images of a syringe swastika have been used to protest government vaccine mandates around the world.

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Ohio has had 1,490,451 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 4,937 cases from Oct. 14 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 15.

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hardline anti-vaccination bill.

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U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.

Ten lawsuits have been filed naming Menorah Park, Montefiore and its former administrator, Ariel Hyman, as defendants following the deaths of residents who had COVID-19.

Ohio has had 1,485,514 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 5,143 cases from Oct. 13 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 14.

Ohio has had 1,480,371 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 5,648 cases from Oct. 12 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 13.

COLUMBUS — A House GOP bill limiting businesses’ ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit another roadblock Wednesday, with indications the measure may be unlikely to pass in its current form.

Ohio has had 1,474,723 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 4,456 cases from Oct. 11 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 12.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With many Americans who got Pfizer vaccinations already rolling up their sleeves for a booster shot, millions of others who received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine wait anxiously to learn when it's their turn.

ROME (AP) — Moderna has no plans to share the recipe for its COVID-19 vaccine because executives have concluded that scaling up the company's own production is the best way to increase the global supply, the company’s chairman said Monday.

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines canceled several hundred more flights Monday following a weekend of major disruptions that it blamed on bad weather and air traffic control issues. The company and the pilots union said the cancellations were not in response to the airline's decision to manda…

Ohio has had 1,470,267 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 2,936 cases from Oct. 10 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 11.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill for treating COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic.

Ohio has had 1,467,331 total cases of COVID-19, an increase of 5,399 cases from Oct. 9 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated Oct. 10.

Nearly three dozen children in the country have been afflicted this month with PIMS, a rare but potentially fatal condition that can develop several weeks after recovery from coronavirus.

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“We were thousands again tonight in the streets protesting against the Green passport ... and for our civil rights and our sovereignty,” says Israeli activist.

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