Healthcare is Amazon and Walmart's latest battleground

Healthcare is Amazon and Walmart's latest battleground
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But first: on Monday evening, the US Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds.

It's the first to be authorized for that age group, expanding its use beyond people 16 and up here in the US.


Kids in that age group could get the shot as soon as Thursday, the FDA said.

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