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U.S. Preparing Plan to Offer Vaccine Boosters, Perhaps By Fall

WASHINGTON — With a stockpile of at least 100 million doses at the ready, Biden administration officials are developing a plan to start offering...

This Breast Cancer Gene Is Less Well Known, but Nearly as Dangerous

Heidi Marsh, 46, of Seattle, tested positive for the PALB2 mutation after her mother — a breast cancer and pancreatic cancer patient — was...

This Breast Cancer Gene Is Less Well Known, but Nearly as Dangerous

Heidi Marsh, 46, of Seattle, tested positive for the PALB2 mutation after her mother — a breast cancer and pancreatic cancer patient — was...

What If You Could Become Invisible to Mosquitoes?

Using Crispr, scientists have taken the first step toward creating a mosquito that is blind to human hosts.

US to Advise Booster Shots for Most Americans 8 Months After Vaccination

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has decided that most Americans should get a coronavirus booster vaccination eight months after they received their second shot,...

U.S. to Advise Boosters for Most Americans 8 Months After Vaccination

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has decided that most Americans should get a coronavirus booster vaccination eight months after they received their second shot,...

Babies and Toddlers Spread Coronavirus in Homes More Easily Than Teens, Study Finds

In most cases, they found, the chain of transmission stopped with the infected child, but in 27.3 percent of households, children passed the virus...

Can the Vaccinated Develop Long Covid After a Breakthrough Infection?

While some breakthrough cases among those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 are inevitable, they are unlikely to result in hospitalization or death. But...

Can the Vaccinated Develop Long Covid After a Breakthrough Infection?

While some breakthrough cases among those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 are inevitable, they are unlikely to result in hospitalization or death. But...

Living With O.C.D. in a Pandemic

When they see that no illness has resulted from viewing the tissue, the therapy can progress to a more provocative exposure, like touching the...

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Glencore Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Bribery and Price-Fixing Charges

U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

Law Requiring French in Quebec Becomes Stricter

Quebec’s new law limits access to government services in languages other than French, requires small businesses to operate in it and caps enrollment at English-language junior colleges.
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