Drugmaker Pfizer has asked U.S. regulators to allow booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 18 years old and older.
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Updated on November 10, 2021 at 1:45 p.m. PDT
  • Drugmaker Pfizer has asked U.S. regulators to allow booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine for everyone 18 years old and older.
  • NASA reported that the COVID-19 pandemic’s global travel bans and other restrictions “drastically” decreased air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions within just a few weeks.
  • A new review has found that some long-standing infection-control tactics used at healthcare facilities are “outdated.” The authors suggested that medical professionals wear N95 masks in the care of all patients with a respiratory infection and not only during aerosol-generating procedures like intubation.
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