COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) – A government advisory panel has endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said Thursday that people could choose a different company’s brand for that next shot. Certain people who received Pfizer vaccinations months ago already are eligible for a booster. The advisers said certain…

COVID-19 and Pregnancy: Women Regret not Getting the Vaccine

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — Two women from Georgia and Alabama who contracted COVID-19 during their pregnancies are urging other pregnant women to get vaccinated. Kyndal Nipper lost her baby in the final weeks of pregnancy after a seemingly mild case of COVID-19. Amanda Harrison had to be put on a ventilator and her baby was delivered two months early….