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Biden to receive updated Covid-19 booster shot Tuesday
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Biden to receive updated Covid-19 booster shot Tuesday

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden will receive the updated Covid-19 booster shot Tuesday, White House assistant press secretary Kevin Munoz said Sunday evening. It has been more than three months since Biden contracted Covid-19, which is the amount of time the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people may consider waiting before getting boosted. The bivalent boosters target the original coronavirus strain as well as the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 subvariants. The shots are available for people ages five and up, as long as they have completed all primary doses in their vaccine series. People who are boosted have more protection against Covid-19 illness and even infection com...
What we learned from a massive survey on America’s mental health
Health

What we learned from a massive survey on America’s mental health

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  The vast majority of Americans of all ages, races, generations and backgrounds say the US has a mental health crisis. Nine in 10 Americans in a new survey from CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation say the country as a whole is facing a crisis on this front and about half of adults say they’ve experienced a severe mental health crisis in their family. CNN published a series of stories this week based on the poll in conjunction with KFF. Read the main report here. And read this from CNN’s polling team about how the survey was conducted. There’s also 988 ...