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FDA OKs another Pfizer, Moderna COVID booster for 50 and up

Americans 50 and older can get a second COVID-19 booster if it’s been at least four months since ...

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Minnesota ending mail-in COVID testing, launches at-home rapid test program

The state of Minnesota says it is “sunsetting” its longstanding mail-order COVID-19 lab test program through Vault Health ...

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New COVID-19 death reported in Steele County last week

A  20- to 24-year-old Steele County resident died from coronavirus complications between Tuesday and Thursday according to Minnesota ...

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Moderna says its low-dose COVID shots work for kids under 6

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine works in babies, toddlers and preschoolers, the company announced Wednesday — and if regulators agree ...

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Area COVID numbers, deaths continue to fall

According to health officials, no area residents died from COVID-19 complications between 4 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, though ...

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Skorin gives lecture to medical students

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Small numbers of new COVID cases continue in the area

Freeborn County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 between 4 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, the most within the ...

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How will COVID end? Experts look to past epidemics for clues

NEW YORK — Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the world has seen a dramatic improvement ...

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‘This has been such a fun and exciting experience to be a part of’

Life often takes you on unexpected twists, and the road to the goal is almost never straightforward. Take ...

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Death toll surpasses 6 million for pandemic now in 3rd year

BANGKOK — The official global death toll from COVID-19 eclipsed 6 million on Monday — underscoring that the ...

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2 new area COVID-19 deaths reported

Two area residents died between Tuesday and Thursday, one a 75- to 79-year-old Freeborn County person and the ...

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Blue Zones Project lead looks back on improvements as she prepares for retirement

It’s like raising children. You take each and every day as it comes. That’s all you know. Then ...

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Company treats hearing loss in new facility at the Northbridge Mall

According to Hearing Associates Director of Operations Alex Crippin, having a baseline hearing test to compare future hearing ...

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A.L. Healthcare Coalition meeting with Attorney General Ellison approaching

When the Albert Lea Healthcare Coalition formed, the goal was to get a new clinic into the area. ...

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2 new COVID-19 deaths reported in the area

Two new area residents have died from COVID-19 complications, according to health officials.  One death occurred in a ...

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