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President Biden received a Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot on camera on Monday. But there is still some confusion over who besides those 65 and over is eligible, thanks in part to last week’s changing news about federal recommendations. And while the U.S. has enough doses for boosters and the expected approval of vaccines for young children, Covid-19 deaths and hospitalizations continue to be disproportionately among the millions who are unvaccinated.
The New York Times published a set of eye-opening charts that illustrate the partisan divide over vaccination and its deadly consequences. “In counties where Donald Trump received at least 70 percent of. The vote, the virus has killed about 47 out of every 100,000 people since the end of June. … In counties where Trump won less than 32 percent of the vote, the number is about 10 out of 100,000. And the gap will probably keep growing.”
Here are some headlines from around the country:
SIGPR Direct Loan Program Survey
The Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) surveyed both approved and non-approved applicants to the Treasury’s CARES Act-authorized Direct Loan Program. SIGPR issued a report on its findings from the survey.
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