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‘Get a shot and have a beer’: Biden touts free brew, pro sports tickets and child care to boost vaccines

WASHINGTON — Free child care during COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Late-night appointment slots on Fridays. And free beer for everybody over 21 if President Joe Biden’s vaccination goal is reached next month. These are some of the latest incentives and strategies lined up by the Biden administration to boost national vaccinations against COVID-19 leading up to […]
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Surgeon General Jerome Adams tweets about his ailing wife and mother, thanks health workers

In a heartfelt Twitter message on Thanksgiving, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams disclosed that his wife, Lacey, and his mother were both recently hospitalized — and thanked everyone who “kept a hospital bed open” for his loved ones by following coronavirus precautions. “My wife was just in the hospital due to cancer treatment complications. My […]