“The compromise would reprogram billions in unused money from other coronavirus bills to deliver funding for therapeutics, testing and vaccine distribution. However, it does not include global pandemic aid sought by Democrats and a handful of Republicans, the people said, which could become a sticking point when the package comes before the House.” (Anyone have any idea where all those Covid variants are coming from?)

+ Now that a second booster has been approved for those over 50, should you get one? I had one scheduled today, but then decided to delay it for about a month or so to optimize for a potential Fall surge. Does that make sense? I really don’t know. Maybe no one does. How Long Do Boosters Last? Here’s The Deal On Whether You Need Another One.

+ Can one have too many boosters? We might want to pose that question to the 60-year-old man allegedly who had himself vaccinated against COVID-19 dozens of times in Germany in order to sell forged vaccination cards.