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CBS News - Health

Southwest ejected disabled passenger who pulled down her mask, lawsuit claims -- The 68-year old Florida resident was yelled at, berated and ejected after pulling down her mask to drink water, suit claims.

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Starbucks ends worker vaccine requirement after SCOTUS ruling -- Biden plan to require vaccines or regular testing at large companies was blocked by Supreme Court last week.

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England is about to drop virtually all anti-COVID restrictions -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson says thanks to booster shots and people following the rules, the Omicron wave "has now peaked" in the U.K., so the rules are being lifted.

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Pfizer CEO awarded $1M Genesis Prize for COVID-19 vaccine -- Albert Bourla said he accepted prize "on behalf of all my Pfizer colleagues who answered the urgent call of history."

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Biden administration to give out 400 million free N95 masks -- The highly-protective masks will be distributed through pharmacies and health centers nationwide.

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Lawmakers call for investigation into at-home COVID test price gouging -- Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal say the Omicron variant is creating conditions "ideal for predatory and profiteering behavior" including selling fraudulent kits or charging exorbitant prices.

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Here's how to request free at-home COVID tests today -- Americans may order four at-home tests per household as part of the Biden administration's strategy to make tests accessible.

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Red Cross sees uptick in blood donation after declaring crisis -- The Red Cross said the outpouring of support is a step in the right direction, but it needs more donations to overcome the crisis. -- Jan 18

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Free COVID-19 test rollout begins early online -- The U.S. Postal Service is already collecting orders for free test deliveries - a day ahead of schedule. -- Jan 18

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South Africa is over Omicron, and that may be good news for the U.S. -- Scientists believe the country has "reached a turning point in this pandemic," and their experience, along with similar pictures emerging in the U.K. and New York, is cause for optimism. -- Jan 18

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