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CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when — a question that has proved more contentious than the Biden administration apparently expected.

Biden to double US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year.

26 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Tuesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 25.75% as of Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 26 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 26 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 433 currently…

Experts eye more travel testing to contain COVID in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials are facing pressure to increase COVID-19 testing for travelers as the islands deal with a record surge of new infections, hospitalization and deaths. The calls come as federal guidelines change to require negative virus tests from both vaccinated and unvaccinated people coming to the U.S.

Oregon redistricting talks adjourn early over COVID case

One day after the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House rescinded a power-sharing deal she made with Republicans to redraw political maps — and as questions lingered whether GOP lawmakers would show up to work at the Capitol — legislators were sent home Tuesday following reports of a positive COVID-19 case in the building.

Gov. Abbott, TDEM launch COVID-19 antibody infusion center in Victoria

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AUSTIN - Gov. Abbott and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will launch a new COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Victoria. The infusion center will begin accepting patients tomorrow and can provide monoclonal antibodies to treat outpatient cases of…

Q&A: America's new COVID-19 rules for international travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is to restore more normal air travel after 18 months of disruption caused by COVID-19.

84 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Monday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 27.91% as of Monday

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 84 new cases of COVID-19 Monday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday afternoon, there are: 84 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 437 currently…