U.S. begins barring travel from some African countries

U.S. begins barring travel from some African countries

The U.S. is barring travelers from several African countries in a bid to slow the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports from South Africa and Alonzo Plough chief…

COVID booster shots available for all adults

COVID booster shots available for all adults

U.S. health officials authorized the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 booster shots for all adults. Justin Lowenthal of Doctors for America joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring…

CDC votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID vaccine boosters

CDC votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID vaccine boosters

A CDC panel has voted in favor of the Johnson and Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. Pending approval from the agency’s director, millions of people could soon line up for an additional dose. CBS News’ Meg Oliver breaks…

FDA authorizes J&J and Moderna booster shots ahead of CDC panel meeting

FDA authorizes J&J and Moderna booster shots ahead of CDC panel meeting

The FDA has authorized COVID-19 booster shots for some recipients of the Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines. But as Nikki Battiste reports, the agency says eligible Americans can get any brand of booster, regardless of the shot they initially…

FDA panel endorses Johnson and Johnson coronavirus booster shot

FDA panel endorses Johnson and Johnson coronavirus booster shot

An FDA advisory panel has endorsed Johnson and Johnson’s booster shot for some 15 million Americans. Mireya Villarreal has the details on the panel’s decision. Then, Dr. Taison Bell, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Virginia, joins…

Average pace of first dose COVID vaccinations drops in U.S.

Average pace of first dose COVID vaccinations drops in U.S.

The pace of new coronavirus vaccinations in the U.S. is slowing once again, but so is the rate of infection. Dr. Alison Haddock, an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and an emergency medicine physician, joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano…

Thousands of NY workers at risk of termination amid vaccine mandates

Thousands of NY workers at risk of termination amid vaccine mandates

Thousands of people in New York are at risk of losing their jobs over their vaccination status. Errol Barnett has the latest on vaccine mandates in the state. Then, emergency medicine physician Dr. Owais Durrani joins Ed O’Keefe on CBSN…

Biden to lay out six-step plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic

Biden to lay out six-step plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic

President Biden will outline the new phase of the nation’s fight against the coronavirus this week. Weijia Jiang has more on his plan to slow the spread of the Delta variant and boost vaccination rates. Then, Dr. Sejal Hathi, a…