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Yes, the IRS is forgiving some late-filing fees because of the pandemic

Taxes

Yes, you can get the omicron COVID-19 booster and the flu shot at the same time

Vaccines

No, the National Institutes of Health didn’t approve ivermectin as a COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus

Yes, updated omicron boosters were tested on mice, not humans, before authorization

Vaccines

Yes, COVID-19 vaccine boosters for omicron are available to the public

Vaccines

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Coronavirus

No, WHO’s director general did not say he wasn’t vaccinated during an interview

Coronavirus

Yes, BA.5 omicron subvariant of COVID-19 is more likely to reinfect people

Coronavirus

No, the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine isn’t authorized as a booster shot yet

Vaccines

No, employees aren’t legally required to report positive COVID-19 tests to employers

Coronavirus

No, there isn't a COVID variant named 'Centaurus'

Coronavirus

No, Sudden Adult Death Syndrome is not linked to vaccines

Health

Yes, more than 82 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been thrown out

Vaccines

Yes, the FDA has authorized COVID-19 vaccines for kids as young as 6 months old

Vaccines

Yes, the CDC has lifted COVID-19 testing requirements for international air travel

Coronavirus

No, the COVID-19 vaccine can’t give you monkeypox

Monkeypox