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Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19, new research finds

The COVID-19 vaccines continue to provide powerful protection, even against the delta variant, the CDC said. It also found that vaccinated people were 10 times less likely to be hospitalized.

As children’s COVID cases surge, there’s another virus on the rise

Health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic say there is another concerning prospect looming: a surge in children diagnosed with a combination of COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus.

Alaska lures tourists with its stunning landscapes — and free vaccines

It's part of an effort to jump-start a floundering summer tourism industry that's been devastated by the pandemic's cruise bans and travel warnings. Officials hope the added incentive of a COVID-19 vaccine will attract visitors.
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What the new monthly child tax credits mean for you and your family

"For working families with children, this tax cut sends a clear message: Help is here," said President Biden, touting the tax credit that gives American families up to an extra $1,600 per child.