US renews push for COVID boosters as data show they protect

Americans who got the updated COVID-19 booster shots are better protected against symptomatic infection than those who haven’t — at least for now, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. Updated boosters…

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Japan steps up push to get public buy-in to digital IDs

Japan has stepped up its push to catch up on digitization by telling a reluctant public they have to sign on or possibly lose access to their public health insurance

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Biden pushing lower prescription drug costs in midterm press

LOS ANGELES — President Joe Biden is set to highlight his administration’s efforts to lower prescription drug costs on Friday as part of his three-state Western tour this week, as…

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In a nod to JFK, Biden pushing ‘moonshot’ to fight cancer

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to channel John F. Kennedy on the 60th anniversary of the former president’s moonshot speech, as the incumbent tries to set the nation’s…

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Panel: Trump staffers pushed unproven COVID treatment at FDA

WASHINGTON — Officials in the Trump White House tried to pressure U.S. health experts into reauthorizing a discredited COVID-19 treatment, according to a congressional investigation that provides new evidence of…

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