President Biden’s plans to start delivery of booster shots by Sept. 20 for most Americans who received COVID-19 vaccines are facing new complications that could delay the availability for those who received the Moderna vaccine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are awaiting critical data before signing off on the third dose, with Moderna’s vaccine increasingly seen as unlikely to make the Sept. 20 date.
The death toll continues to rise after Hurricane Ida batters the Gulf Coast before dumping record-breaking rains on the Northeast. Cleanup continues as both regions try to dry out.
The death toll rose Friday in the catastrophic flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. More than three days after the hurricane blew ashore in Louisiana,
Ida’s rainy remains hit the Northeast with stunning fury on Wednesday and Thursday, submerging cars, swamping subway stations and basement apartments, and drowning scores of
people in five states.
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