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NPR: The omicron variant is cause for concern — but not panic, Biden says

President Biden said Monday that while travel restrictions imposed on travelers from several southern African nations would slow the entry of the omicron variant...

AP: Vaccines making Thanksgiving easier, but hot spots remain

The U.S. is facing its second Thanksgiving of the pandemic in better shape than the first time around, thanks to the vaccine,...

VOA: WHO Europe Warns Region’s COVID-19 Deaths Could Reach 2.2M by March

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Europe regional office Tuesday said the 53-country area could see another 700,000 COVID-19 deaths in the next...

Should I get a flu shot? Experts say the answer is yes.

The flu infection rate had been relatively low this year, but in the past couple weeks several outbreaks have occurred throughout the...

VOA: Fauci Urges Vaccinated Americans to Get Booster Shots

The top U.S. infectious disease expert on Sunday urged millions of Americans who already are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to get booster...

VOA: White House Anticipating CDC Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

The White House COVID-19 response team said Monday it is anticipating final approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children by the U.S....

NPR: The COVID-19 pandemic has now killed 5 million people around the world

Global deaths from COVID-19 have now surpassed 5 million, according to the data released Monday from Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker.

NPR: CDC says toss onions if you don’t know where they came from to avoid salmonella

Check your onions now: A salmonella outbreak impacting 37 states and sickening over 600 people in the U.S. is being linked to certain imported...

NPR: The FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J COVID vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson following unanimous votes...

VOA: US Donates 9.6 Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses to Pakistan

The United States announced Friday an additional 9.6 million doses of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine are being shipped to Pakistan through the global...

NPR: The federal government pledges $100 million to address health care worker shortages

As health care workers face increased pandemic burnout, some states — particularly in underserved areas — have had challenges retaining existing staff and...

NPR: Get a fan and get vaccinated, the CDC says in its safety tips for the holidays

Anyone looking to celebrate the fall and winter holidays without spreading COVID-19 should consider a window fan or a walk-by greeting, the...

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[Urbana] Play Day in the Park

Thursday, August 11, 5:30-7 pm At Crestview ParkAll Ages & Abilities The Urbana Park District Staff will be bringing the fun...