Joe Neel - NPR
Col. Steven McCraw of the Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday that the incident commander believed responders were dealing with a barricaded subject rather than an active shooter.
So many people caught the omicron variant over the winter that almost 60% of everyone in the U.S. — including most children — now have antibodies to the virus in their blood, the CDC said Tuesday.
Kids ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get Pfizer's low-dose COVID vaccine. CDC director Rochelle Walensky agreed with a unanimous decision of a team of advisers that the benefits outweigh the risks.
The next step in the process before the vaccine can be released to pediatricians, pharmacies and other distribution points will be a meeting of an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention next Tuesday.
After some debate, a group of scientists advising the FDA concluded that the vaccine's benefits outweigh its risks for young children.