Vaccine Shows Promise, But Fauci Warns Immunity Is At Least A Year Out
A vaccine candidate from Moderna was able to effectively immunize test volunteers. It's a promising sign, but the question is: How long does it last?
Three coronavirus vaccine candidates are on a fast track toward FDA approval, and they're all showing promising signs. But that doesn't necessarily mean the world is close to a solution that could end the pandemic. Plenty of hurdles remain, and Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts putting the pandemic in the rearview mirror is a year to a year and half away, at best.
Doctors: Get Your Flu, COVID Vaccines Now To Be Safe During Holidays
There's more room for the flu and COVID to spread as restrictions subside, but not as many people are up to date on their vaccines either.By Ted S. Warren / AP
China Eases Anti-COVID Measures Following Protests
China is the last major country still trying to stamp out transmission of the virus while many nations switch to trying to live with it.By Ng Han Guan / AP
Congress Set To Rescind COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For Troops
As of early this month, about 99% of the active-duty troops in the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps had been vaccinated, and 98% of the Army.By Ted S. Warren / AP
Yellen, Malerba Become 1st Female Pair To Sign U.S. Currency
Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen and and Treasurer Lynn Malerba ceremonially signed fresh sheets of $1 and $5 bills to mark the history-making moment.By LM Otero / AP
Amazon Gives Delivery Drivers $5 If You Tell Alexa To Thank Them
Amazon is paying the drivers directly, so saying thanks is free for customers — but the promotion ends after 1 million thanks are given.By AP
Average Long-Term Mortgage Rate Falls A Fourth Straight Week
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the average on the benchmark 30-year rate dipped to 6.33%. A year ago the average rate was 3.1%.By Julio Cortez / AP