Moderna COVID vaccine booster shot gets an early thumbs up, but it’s not a done deal. What to know

Moderna COVID vaccine booster shot gets an early thumbs up, but it's not a done deal. What to know

Moderna’s COVID-19 booster shot isn’t approved yet. Sarah Tew/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. The Food and Drug Administration hasn’t given the Moderna booster shot approval yet, but a Thursday recommendation by an independent advisory committee for the FDA is a promising start. … Read more

Still Early but Crypto Can Be Used for Oil Trade Settlements, Store of Value – Economics Bitcoin News

Putin: Still Early but Crypto Can Be Used for Oil Trade Settlements, Store of Value

Accusing the U.S. of undermining the dollar through money printing and sanctions policy, President Vladimir Putin has admitted that cryptocurrency can be utilized for settlements in the future, although it’s too early to do that in oil trade. While noting that it lacks backing, the Russian leader assumed crypto could be used to store value … Read more

B.C. to hopefully start offering COVID vaccines for children in early November

B.C. to hopefully start offering COVID vaccines for children in early November

B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Health Minister Adrian Dix are providing an update Tuesday on the COVID-19 crisis in the province. Henry said parents can now register their children, ages five to 11, to receive a Pfizer vaccine, once it is approved by Health Canada.She said the province is looking at … Read more

Italian Covid bereaved want inquiry extended beyond early outbreak | Italy

Relatives of coronavirus victims in Italy are pushing for a full public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic as documents from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) show the first Covid-19 cases registered in 16 European countries originated from Italy.Italy was the first western country to report an outbreak and … Read more