Pfizer COVID vaccine is more than 90% effective in kids ages 5-11

Pfizer COVID vaccine is more than 90% effective in kids ages 5-11

The CDC endorsed booster shots for millions of Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccine recipients. CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver reports. Then clinical assistant professor at the University of Houston College of Medicine Dr. Bhavna Lall joins CBSN to explain…

Doctor on CDC's booster shot recommendations

Doctor on CDC’s booster shot recommendations

Millions more Americans can get COVID-19 booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration approved extra doses of the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines. Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious…

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,…

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.…

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…

Biden administration rolls out COVID vaccine plan for kids

Biden administration rolls out COVID vaccine plan for kids

As Americans await FDA approval for two COVID-19 booster shot options, President Biden is unveiling his plan to get kids ages 5 to 11 vaccinated. Dr. Taison Bell, medical ICU director at the University of Virginia, joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero…

Fears of COVID spread at crowded gatherings grows as winter approaches

Fears of COVID spread at crowded gatherings grows as winter approaches

Large outdoor crowds might not be as dangerous for COVID-19 infection as once feared, if safety precautions are taken. But as colder months approach, people will be heading inside, sparking fears of more cases. Dr. Christine Petersen, the director of…

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…