She requested a gift, and I thought I’d misheard

She requested a gift, and I thought I’d misheard

DEAR MISS MANNERS: As a gift for a friend whose birthday is coming up, I have offered a complimentary stay at a condo I own in a beautiful, remote area. I could also watch her child during the trip, as our kids are the same age. Alternatively, the gift could be an outing on our … Read more

A car accident in NYC kills a teenage girl and injures four others

A car accident in NYC kills a teenage girl and injures four others

An 18-year-old woman was killed in a two-car accident in Brooklyn early Sunday that left four others injured, and an 18-year-old driver is at risk of being charged, according to police. The young woman was sitting in the rear passenger seat of a 2015 Hyundai Sonata driven by an 18-year-old man when the vehicle collided … Read more

CDC supports booster shots of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents

CDC supports booster shots of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents

Booster doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine are now available to young people aged 12 to 15, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday approved a recommendation from an advisory panel from an agency. The agency now recommends that young people get a booster shot five months after their first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination … Read more

The CDC panel recommends the Pfizer COVID-19 Booster for teens

The CDC panel recommends the Pfizer COVID-19 Booster for teens

An advisory panel from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday recommended that adolescents aged 12 to 15 years receive a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 5 months after the primary series. The Advisory Committee on Vaccination Practices also expanded its recent recommendations on older teens to make … Read more