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A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

Tell us: Are you getting a booster shot today?

The CDC signed off on Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters Thursday, giving millions of Americans the chance to get an extra shot.

The Rhode Island Convention Center was a critical COVID-19 coronavirus field hospital during the pandemic.

There’s a wide disparity in COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated and vaccinated Rhode Islanders

Rhode Island continues to be among the national leaders in vaccinations, with about 70.2 percent of all residents fully vaccinated. Still, new data from the Rhode Island Department of Health shows that between Aug. 1 and Oct. 16, the state reported 13,223 cases among unvaccinated residents and 8,120 cases among people who are vaccinated.

A nurse helps a pregnant woman during the Covid-19 pandemic, novel coronavirus at the maternity of the Diaconesses hospital in Paris, on November 17, 2020.

AstraZeneca vaccine found safe for pregnancy, fertility in study

AstraZeneca Plc's coronavirus vaccine has no adverse impact on pregnancy or fertility, according to data from a small group of trial participants who conceived during a study.

A nurse waits for patients at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at a high school in Albuquerque, N.M., on Aug. 20, 2021.

US communities want to share unused vaccines with Mexico, but the White House won’t let them

For months, health officials and hospital executives in Southern California watched as coronavirus vaccines neared their expiration dates unused while demand for doses waned. A small group around San Diego had an idea: It would donate thousands of shots to Mexico. But as the plan was readied, it was blocked by the White House Vaccine Task Force. The doses were instead discarded.

Colin Sweeney, 12, gets a shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as his mother Nicole pats his shoulder at the First Baptist Church of Pasadena in Pasadena, Calif.

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kids

Child-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the US considers opening vaccinations to that age group.

Vials of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are displayed on a tray at a clinic.

CDC expands booster rollout, OK’s mixing shots

Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said Thursday.

Vacationers visited Commercial Street in Provincetown on July 24.

New study reveals why Provincetown did not become a COVID super-spreader event

A new review of the July Provincetown COVID-19 outbreak found that a single source seeded 83 percent of the infections studied.

A student looks back at his mother as he is vaccinated at a school-based COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students 12 and older in San Pedro, Calif. California health officials are making plans to begin giving booster shots for older people along with vaccinations for kids under 12.

California officials prepare to vaccinate children age 5-11

Public health departments across California are gearing up to administer coronavirus vaccines to children ages 5 to 11 in the coming weeks and officials say they are planning “family-friendly” events — including at schools — to convince parents and guardians to get their kids vaccinated.

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