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This Dec. 23, 2020 photo shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of staff vaccinations at a hospital in Denver. Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protection against the coronavirus. The upcoming announcement by the Food and Drug Administration is likely to come along with authorization for boosters of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shots.
That would allow Americans who had adverse reactions to one vaccine to try a different one.
Even as the delta variant wave recedes, children 11 and under still can’t get vaccinated and remain at risk of infection.
Pfizer and Moderna are testing experimental doses designed to counter delta. But current vaccines are already effective.
The state and federal government could have shared the death toll in each county with the public, but didn’t.

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  1. Dan Bongino speaks in 2018 in Los Angeles. He is threatening to quit the radio company that employs him because they are mandating vaccines.
  2. This Dec. 23, 2020 photo shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of staff vaccinations at a hospital in Denver. Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protection against the coronavirus. The upcoming announcement by the Food and Drug Administration is likely to come along with authorization for boosters of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shots.
  3. University of Texas women rally at the Texas Capitol to protest Governor Greg Abbott's signing of the nation's strictest abortion law that makes it a crime to abort a fetus after six weeks, or when a "heartbeat" is detected. Abbott signed the law Wednesday, Sept. 1st, 2021.
  4. Students from Bethel Community Christian School are seen during their 2021 spring graduation ceremony.
  5. Centner Academy’s three-story preschool is located in the Design District, Miami’s upscale luxury shopping mecca.
  6. The NHL has suspended Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. Kane will not be eligible to play until Nov. 30 at New Jersey.
  7. This Sept. 3 file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions, while the fight over the measure’s validity plays out in the courts. The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours.
  8. This Feb. 25, 2021 photo shows vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary clinic in Exeter, N.H. In September, the Food and Drug Administration approved extra doses of Pfizer’s original COVID-19 vaccine after studies showed it still works well enough against the delta variant. And the FDA is weighing evidence for boosters of the original Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
  9. A senior citizen holds the hand of a care coordinator at a Health facility in Miami.
  10. A vaccine recipient in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
  11. This image provided by Biogen shows a vial and packaging for the drug Aduhelm.
  12. Medical workers at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater work to stabilize a COVID-19 patient on Aug. 25. For 105 days this summer, the public could no longer find out how many people were dying of COVID in each Florida county.
  13. A Regeneron Clinic worker looks out the doorway of one of the buildings providing the monoclonal antibody treatment in August at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.
  14. In this June 6 file photo, a youth receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the central Israeli city of Rishon LeZion. In the next three weeks, U.S. officials plan to discuss making smaller-dose versions available to the nation's 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11.
  15. Florida's weekly coronavirus numbers.
  16. In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, former President Bill Clinton speaks during funeral services for Henry "Hank" Aaron, at Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta.
  17. On Friday, Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot filed a complaint in court against the leader of the local Fraternal Order of the Police for saying that the city's more than 12,000 officers should ignore the order to report their vaccination status.
  18. In this March 3 file photo, a vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y.  U.S. health advisers are meeting Friday to tackle who needs boosters of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and when. Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration also will examine data suggesting that booster of a competing brand might provide better protection.
  19. Cruising returns to Port Tampa Bay this weekend after more than a year due to pandemic constraints. But just how safe is cruising during COVID-19?
  20. Bible-Based Fellowship Church partnered with the Pasco County Health Department, and Army National Guard to assist residents who are 65 and older to administer the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on February 13, 2021 in Tampa, Florida.
  21. The April full moon, the closest and largest supermoon of the year, rises between a couple spending time together at Flora Wylie Park on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in St. Petersburg.
  22. The Oregonian/OregonLive's Medicare Guide 2022 is published in October 2021.
  23. January 3, 2020, Wellington, Florida, USA: Joel Lieberman, Wellington, is frustrated with the Medicare.gov website. His prescription drug plan prices vary during the year. (Credit Image: © Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post via ZUMA Wire)
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