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"Ah look at how the U. S. Is preparing to begin vaccinating Children around the country, then a look at what herd immunity means for the pandemic and whether or not it may be unlikely here in the US, we will probably see outbreaks of the virus for many years to come, plus a look at how lawmakers are pushing for a civilian led climate core to address damage from environmental disasters. And the conversation on creating new languages for fictional television shows and movies. Take away We'll be right back after these headlines. Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi saying Well, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon authorize the use of visors Cove in 19 vaccine and Children as young as 12. NPR's Joe Palooka has more Right now. The emergency use authorization the FDA has granted to Fizer allows its covert 19 vaccine to be used in people older than 16. But the company has presented data to the FDA, suggesting the vaccine is safe to administer to adolescence and is effective in preventing disease in these Children as well. Visor has also begun evaluating the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and younger Children with results from studies of Children as young as two available by September. Studies of infants are not expected until the end of the year. The company is also expecting results by mid summer from a study of its vaccine and people who are pregnant. No Palka. NPR News provided the FDA gives the all clear President Biden says his administration will be ready. We're ready to move immediately. Immediately moved to make about 20,000 pharmacy sites across the country ready to vaccinate those adolescents as soon as the FDA grants its okay. The White House is setting a target date of July 4th for 70% of all U. S. Adults to get at least one shot of a covert 19 vaccine in a bid to further increase access to vaccines. The White House has notified governors. It's tweaking the allocation system. States will still receive doses every week based on population. But those states will also have the choice of using all their doses or donating some to a federal pool that other states in need can access. A man who was shot outside CIA headquarters yesterday evening during a standoff with the FBI has died. MPR's Ryan Lucas reports a deadly encounters now under federal review. The individual was stopped at the main gate at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. On Monday. The FBI responded and engaged in lengthy negotiations with the man. The FBI says At least one agent opened fire in the evening after the man emerged from his vehicle with a weapon. Man, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to a hospital in the bureau now says he has died from his injuries. At least one FBI agent was involved in the shooting. The bureau says it is collecting evidence in examining the circumstances as part of an official review. Which is standard procedure after an agent involved shooting Ryan Lucas. NPR NEWS Washington Mexico's facing one of its deadliest mass transit disasters, with the help of a crane, a recovery team in Mexico City work today to lower at least one train car to the ground. Four bodies were inside. Last night. The train was passing over and elevated section of the subway system when the support beams collapsed. Authorities have raised the death toll to 24. They say dozens of people were injured as well. Mexico City Metro is among the world's busiest rail systems. The Dow's end of the day up 20 points of 1 34,033. This is NPR. Live from KQED News. I'm Alice Wolfe Lee San Francisco is entering California's least restrictive coronavirus tear Today KQED is Holly J. Make Deed reports. Loosened restrictions allow businesses like indoor bars that don't serve food and endure saunas to open up beginning Thursday, Mayor London Breed said in the statement that this means there will no longer be any businesses that are required to keep their doors shut in San Francisco. After sporting events can have up to 3000 people and gyms and bowling alleys can let more people in the city is averaging just 26 New Cove in 19 cases a day and nearly three quarters of people who are eligible and San Francisco have received at least one dose of the cove in 19 vaccine. I'm Politan indeed. KQED news. The San Francisco Health Commission plans this afternoon to hear a proposal that would reduce the number of sheriff's deputies at San Francisco General Hospital. KQED is M. J. Johnson reports. The proposal would reduce the number of deputy positions at SF General. But about half five deputy positions at Laguna Honda Hospital would also be eliminated. Instead of deputies, A team of trained mental health care workers will respond to incidents and on Lee call law enforcement. One more help is needed. This comes after Department of Public Health report found that nearly half of the use of force incidents reported by deputy the last year involved black patients. The DPH hopes reducing the deputies will just racial equity issues. And used the escalation instead of use of force. If it's approved by the Health Commission, the Board of Supervisors will vote on the proposal in June. I'm M J..

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