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Rescuing our kids from Covid trauma is vital for healing America

Now that the Pfizer vaccines have been authorized for emergency use in children ages 5 to 11, I, like so many parents across the US, am breathing a sigh of relief that my little ones can finally be protected against Covid-19. We still have a lot of work to do to ensure we emerge from this pandemic as soon as possible, but as a pediatrician and the Surgeon General of California, I recognize that reining in the virus can't be the end of the story.

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What Merck's antiviral pill could mean for Covid-19

• Florida's new surgeon general under scrutiny • 10-year-old girl dies of Covid-19 days after contracting the virus • Federal government can start enforcing Biden's vaccine mandate for employees early next month, OPM says

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School board meeting erupts in Florida

The new Florida surgeon general and Gov. DeSantis say schools can allow asymptomatic kids that were exposed to Covid-19 to attend school. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.

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Surgeon general reacts to anti-vaxxer's claim about natural immunity

US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy says though people can gain some immunity protection after contracting Covid-19, it's "not nearly as strong" as the vaccine. Murthy says the population needs as much protection as possible against the more dangerous Delta variant.

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Fact-checking RNC false tweet about Surgeon General's masks comments

The recent change of mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created some confusion and also ample opportunity for political attacks against President Joe Biden's administration, some of which rely on misinterpretations from partisan sources.

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