Pfizer and BioNTech announced Sept. 20 that a smaller dose of their vaccine was safe for 5- to 11-year-olds, and the FDA set a vaccines advisory committee for Oct. 26 in anticipation of a request for the vaccine’s authorization.
Thousands rallied Saturday in Washington in support of reproductive rights as a response to a restrictive abortion bill passed in Texas and an upcoming Supreme Court challenge to a Mississippi law.
The rally is not a traditional Women’s March but part of a coalition effort instead, with more than 660 sister marches planned nationwide.
The risk of passengers contracting COVID-19 on public transit increases when they are not wearing masks. Yet, many are choosing to ignore the mask mandate for all public transportation networks that has been extended through Jan. 18, 2022.