About 130,000 LAUSD students are absent from class during first days back

Soaring absentee rate hits Los Angeles schools amid surging coronavirus rates.
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Extra vaccine doses were expected to lower infection rates. But the shots also seem to be preventing severe illness caused by the new variant, the C.D.C. reported.
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In Costa Rica, election officials are encouraging those infected with the coronavirus to skip voting in upcoming national elections
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Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of Jan. 17 to 21, 2022. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal studies and other trusted...
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Moderna was last year ’s third-best-performing stock in the S&P —it’s now this year’s worst.
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The coronavirus surge, caused by the Omicron variant, may be declining in some parts of the country, according to White House officials Friday.
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Previous versions of the coronavirus didn't transmit as easily outdoors thanks to airflow that dispersed viral particles. But what about the highly transmissible omicron variant?
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A judge in Texas ruled on Friday that President Joe Biden could not require federal employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and blocked the U.S. government from disciplining employees...
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This report describes COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness time frames among people who received their first and second doses of the vaccine series, and effectiveness of third vaccine doses during both Delta- and Omicron-predominant periods.
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Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical advice—those questions should go to your doctor—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a question? Write to us at covidquestions@time.com. Today, A.B. asks: “I’m fully vaccinated, boosted and have recently recovered from a breakthrough infection. Can I go back to normal now?” There are certain path...
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Booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines increased protection against both the Delta and Omicron variants in three studies that looked at infections, hospital admissions and deaths in thousands of U.S. patients. Third doses of messenger RNA vaccines made by Moderna Inc. and the partnership of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE were at least 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations during both the Delta and Omicron periods, according to an analysis of hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and clinic visits. The shots’ protection against COVID deaths was diminished after Omicron’s rise, but remained significant, accor...
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