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Plan your big wedding. Renew your gym membership. And gather your friends for that big Chicago bar crawl — as long as everyone’s fully vaccinated.
It is unclear what impact this will have on teachers, staff and students in the near term. In some states, masks in schools are already optional.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said,” We have all longed for this moment when we can get back to some kind of normalcy.” But local authorities are making their own decisions on relaxing the rules.
This isn’t the first big vaccine rollout, and the past holds lessons for the pandemic present. Here’s a look at how the polio vaccine overcame U.S. hesitancy.
Vaccinated kids and their parents are hoping for a more “normal” summer and fall.
Dr. Brittani James, an anti-racism activist from Chicago, called the proposal ‘’a great first step.“
Lyft will offer up to $15 for trips to or from a vaccination site. The deal covers daytime rides on bikes and scooters, as well as in cars.
Also: the FDA granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine for children 12-15 years of age — when should they plan to get the shot?
A new Harvard study says burning fuels causes a substantial number of premature deaths.