The Omicron-adapted COVID-19 vaccine booster developed by Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE sharply reduced hospitalizations among older patients, Israeli researchers said on Monday, in some of the first evidence of the jab’s real-world effectiveness.

The holiday season can be a lonely time for many seniors – increasingly so since the start of the pandemic – so Klick Health released its ‘Light The Way’ holiday video to encourage people to “be the light in someone’s day.”

Walmart and healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group are planning to team up to provide preventive care for people aged 65 and up, and virtual healthcare services for all age groups, the companies said on Wednesday.

Pfizer Inc.’s (PFE.N) antiviral treatment Paxlovid reduces COVID-19 hospitalization and death rates in vaccinated and unvaccinated patients 65 years and older, according to a new study in Israel conducted during the rise of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.