A teen gets a dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine last month at Holtz Children's Hospital in Miami. Nearly 7 million U.S. teens and preteens (ages 12 through 17) have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine so far, the CDC says.
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Royal Caribbean had been set to launch the Odyssey of the Seas on its first cruise with passengers in early July. But positive coronavirus tests among the crew have forced the voyage to be delayed for four weeks.
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A mobile COVID-19 vaccination center in Bolton, U.K., sends a message earlier this month. Variants that were first found in various places are wreaking havoc on the global fight to control this coronavirus.
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U.S. President Joe Biden (left) speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris (right) listens during an event in the South Court Auditorium of the White House. President Biden spoke on the COVID-19 response and the vaccination program announcing new incentives including free beer, free childcare and free sports tickets to push Americans to get vaccinated before July 4th.
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Health Correspondent Allison Aubrey updates us on the Biden Administration's goal to have 70 percent of U.S. adults vaccinated by the July 4. Plus, as vaccine makers plan for the possibility that COVID-19 vaccine boosters will be needed, they're pushing ahead with research into new-generation flu shots and mRNA cancer vaccines.
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Shipping containers are stacked high at the Port of Los Angeles in April. Supply chain disruptions are hitting small-business owners across the United States.
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Tom Hanks arrives to attend the 11th Annual Governors Awards gala hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on October 27, 2019.
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The Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline are seen as fireworks go off in New York Harbor in celebration of reaching 70% of New York adults having received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in December. The Fed said on Wednesday it will continue providing support to the economy despite the rise in consumer prices.
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Memorials hang from the front gate of Greenwood Cemetery in New York City during an event organized by Naming the Lost Memorials to remember and celebrate those who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Customers shop for produce at a supermarket on Thursday in Chicago. Inflation rose 5% in the 12-month period ending in May, the biggest jump since August 2008. Food prices rose 2.2% for the same period.
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The infectious and contagious rabies virus, shown here in a colorized micrograph, can be transmitted to humans through the bite or saliva of an infected animal. Thanks to protective vaccination of pets, rabies was eliminated from the U.S. dog population in 2007, though a bite from infected bats, skunks and raccoons can still transmit the virus.
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Solid research has found the vaccines authorized for use against COVID-19 to be safe and effective. But some anti-vaccine activists are mischaracterizing government data to imply the jabs are dangerous.
Pilgrims walk around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on July 31, 2020. Saudi Arabia says this year's hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them from within the kingdom.
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A new federal rule requires hospitals and other high-risk health care settings to implement COVID-19 safety measures, including providing personal protective equipment to workers, ensuring proper ventilation and giving workers paid time off to get vaccinated.
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Used cars sit on the sales lot at Frank Bent's Wholesale Motors in El Cerrito, Calif., on March 15. Supply chain snarls and pent-up demand are driving up the prices of a lot of things, including new and used cars.
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