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Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice

Such guidance would address a flood of questions coming in from people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19: Do I still have to wear a mask? Can I go to a bar now? Can I finally see my grandchildren?

A nurse administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Guy's Hospital in London, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. U.K. health authorities rolled out the first doses of a widely tested and independently reviewed COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday, starting a global immunization program that is expected to gain momentum as more serums win approval. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool)

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

The Pfizer vaccine already is cleared for use starting at age 16

Boat frame, food drying racks, houses, in Gambell, Alaska. The village of 681 (in 2010 census) is on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, 32 miles from the Russian Far East. The Chukotkan Mountains of Siberia are visible from the village. (Photo by 176th Wing Alaska Air National Guard, courtesy of Creative Commons)

COVID cases climb in Siberian Yupik village

Nearly 20 residents have tested positive in the close-knit community of Gambell, on Alaska’s remote St. Lawrence Island