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…

Moscow announces one-week COVID-19 lockdown

Moscow announces one-week COVID-19 lockdown

CBS News reporter Mary Ilyushina reports from Moscow on the city’s one-week lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge in Russia. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in…

London Calling: COVID cases rising in U.K.

London Calling: COVID cases rising in U.K.

While infection rates rise, many people in the United Kingdom are suffering from another condition: pandemic fatigue. CBS News contributor Simon Bates explains in this installment of “London Calling.” CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live,…

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…

Brazil’s President “should be charged with crimes against humanity” over Covid deaths - BBC News

Brazil’s President “should be charged with crimes against humanity” over Covid deaths – BBC News

In Brazil a parliamentary inquiry has said that the country’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, should be charged with crimes against humanity over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s death toll from the pandemic is more than 600,000, the second…

Russia orders businesses nationwide to shut down for a week amid COVID-19 surge

Russia orders businesses nationwide to shut down for a week amid COVID-19 surge

Russia has been reporting record-breaking numbers in new COVID-19 cases and deaths every day for the past week, forcing authorities to impose strict measures the country hasn’t seen since last spring. President Vladimir Putin backed Wednesday a proposed nationwide “non-working”…

Pfizer COVID vaccine is effective at preventing hospitalization in kids and adults, CDC study fin…

Pfizer COVID vaccine is effective at preventing hospitalization in kids and adults, CDC study fin…

The CDC released a study showing that coronavirus vaccines are highly effective at preventing hospitalizations, especially among kids, just as the pace of vaccinations is slowing. Lilia Luciano has the details on the findings. Then, Dr. Adam Brown, an emergency…

FDA considering authorization of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine boosters

FDA considering authorization of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration is considering giving the green light to mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. Meanwhile, the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell is focusing attention on so-called breakthrough COVID-19 cases among people with…

Thousands in California protest over COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

Thousands in California protest over COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

Thousands of parents, teachers and students across California came out to protest Monday, saying kids shouldn’t be kicked out of the classroom just because they’re not vaccinated against COVID-19. The protests come as vaccination deadlines are closing in around the…

Report: FDA may allow mix-and-match approach for COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Report: FDA may allow mix-and-match approach for COVID-19 vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration is reportedly set to allow a mix-and-match approach for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. According to the New York Times, the agency could announce its decision Wednesday, when it’s expected to authorize the Moderna and Johnson…