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Latin America and Caribbean Islands have vaccinated just 37% of populations against Covid, WHO officials say

A maquiladora worker receives a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at a Lear Corp. factory in Ciudad Jurez, Chihuahua state, Mexico, on Tuesday August, 23, 2021. Paul Ratje | Bloomberg | Getty Images Just 37% of people in Latin America and the Caribbean have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, almost half the rate… Read More »

Biden says U.S. health officials are considering Covid booster shots at 5 months, moving up timeline of third shot

US President Joe Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 27, 2021. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden said U.S. regulators are looking at administering Covid-19 booster shots five months after people finish their primary immunizations, moving… Read More »