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CDC approves Pfizer COVID booster shot for 20 million Americans

Twenty million Americans are now eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot. The CDC and FDA approved a third dose for people who are 65 and older, at high risk of serious disease or frequently exposed to the virus. Dr. William Schaffner, a member of the CDC's advisory committee on immunization practices, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to answer questions on the booster shot rollout.
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Overall, our message to politicians and corporations is this: Continue supporting affordable housing.
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Ukraine Reports Over 22K New COVID Cases As Vaccine or Negative Test Required to Travel
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Lawmakers puzzled that Biden is yet to name nominee for senior military job
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The comfiest nap dress now comes in holiday prints
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California oil spill: Coast Guard had earlier notice, report says
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Pranksters have already defaced Trump’s new social media network
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President Joe Biden pitching legislative agenda at town hall
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Putin rages against vaccine refusal as COVID-19 deaths hit record highs in Russia
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Angel City FC to distribute a portion of ticket sales to players as bonuses
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Why Donald Trump's new social media company is doomed to fail
Donald Trump is -- finally -- getting into the social media game.
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Japanese WWII ships sunk by US emerge after volcano tremors lift seabeds
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Trump is going public by taking advantage of Wall Street's blank-check boom
Former President Donald Trump is planning a return to Wall Street.
Condoleezza Rice says that while Jan. 6 Capitol riot was 'wrong,' it's time to move on
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How life has changed for Christen Harper since Jared Goff’s trade from Rams
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Halle Berry once told director Bryan Singer to ‘kiss my black ass’
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