Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots to shore up Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers stand to gain depends on how broad the rollout proves to be. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended boosters for people 65 and older, nursing home residents and those ages 50 to 64 who have chronic health problems such as diabetes. Those 18 and older with health problems can decide for themselves if they want a booster. Still, some top U.S. health officials expect boosters to become more broadly available in the coming weeks or months.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that trade and travel operations will resume at Del Rio Port of Entry for passenger traffic at 4 p.m. Saturday.
Earlier this month, Judge James Kanatazar ordered Rae's Cafe in Blue Springs to temporarily close after owner Amanda Wohletz ignored a health department order to close.
On the list are seniors and medically vulnerable adults.
The move opens a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against the coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has yet to weigh in on who it believes should get boosters and when.
Brazil’s government says its health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus in New York after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spoke at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri say their bill would direct the secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a ban on evictions in response to COVID-19.
The vaccine maker said Monday it plans to seek authorization for this age group, 5 to 11, soon in the U.S., Britain and Europe.
Three flights with 145 passengers each arrived in Port-au-Prince, and Haiti said six flights were expected on Tuesday.