WorldView: Ambassador to China nominee gives stark assessment of threats

WorldView: Ambassador to China nominee gives stark assessment of threats

Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to China, called the country the United States’ “most dangerous competitor.” And India celebrated administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses Thursday, even as a recent drop in inoculations worries healthcare providers.…

Biden pushes infrastructure plan in Pennsylvania as Democrats near deal on spending bill

Biden pushes infrastructure plan in Pennsylvania as Democrats near deal on spending bill

President Biden visited Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday to promote key aspects of his economic agenda to working class Americans. Back in Washington, Democrats are inching closer to an agreement on a spending bill for investments in social and climate infrastructure.…

WorldView: Police say deaths in Norway terrorist attack were not from bow and arrow

WorldView: Police say deaths in Norway terrorist attack were not from bow and arrow

The five people who died in an attack in Norway last week were actually killed by a “sharp object” and not a bow and arrow as was initially reported, authorities say, though arrows were shot during the attack. Ian Lee…

Woman denied organ transplant over refusal to get COVID-19 vaccine

Woman denied organ transplant over refusal to get COVID-19 vaccine

A number of hospitals around the country are denying organ transplants to people or bumping them down on waiting lists if the patients aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19. In one highly publicized case, a Colorado health system denied a kidney transplant…

FDA advisers endorse Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

FDA advisers endorse Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

The FDA’s independent advisory panel voted unanimously to endorse Moderna booster shots for people 65 and older, and for those 18 and older with medical conditions or occupations that put them at higher risk. CBS News reporter Max Bayer joins…

FDA considers booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

FDA considers booster shots for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines

An FDA advisory panel is meeting to discuss whether to recommend Moderna and Johnson and Johnson booster shots to help fight COVID-19. CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports, and Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi joins CBSN to discuss the latest. CBSN is CBS…

Some U.S. chiropractors spread misinformation on COVID vaccines, AP finds

Some U.S. chiropractors spread misinformation on COVID vaccines, AP finds

An investigation by the Associated Press found some chiropractors in the U.S. are spreading misinformation of vaccines, particularly the COVID-19 shot. They’ve also reportedly been capitalizing on the anti-vaccine movement. AP correspondent Michelle Smith joined CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss.…

Immunologist on why mixing different COVID-19 boosters is not yet a good idea

Immunologist on why mixing different COVID-19 boosters is not yet a good idea

As the Food and Drug Administration prepares to review COVID-19 booster data from Johnson & Johnson and Moderna this week, other clinical trials are studying the potential of mixing doses of two different vaccines. Immunologist Dr. John Wherry joins CBSN…

Families navigate holiday plans as Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids awaits FDA decision

Families navigate holiday plans as Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids awaits FDA decision

The FDA will soon decide on COVID-19 vaccine access for younger age groups, but many parents remain uncertain about vaccinating kids. This comes as the holiday season approaches and families look to gather. Dr. Dyan Hes, founder of Gramercy Pediatrics,…

Author of book on 1918 flu pandemic on herd immunity and the future of COVID-19

Author of book on 1918 flu pandemic on herd immunity and the future of COVID-19

A new op-ed in the Washington Post says the U.S. could reach herd immunity before the end of the year. John M. Barry, author of “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History” spoke with Anne-Marie Green…