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Israel to Offer Fourth Shots; N.Y. Cancels Exams: Virus Update

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The U.S. is poised to authorize a pair of pills to treat Covid-19 as soon as this week. President Joe Biden will send 500 million free coronavirus tests to homes beginning next month and dispatch the military to shore up overwhelmed hospitals. 

In New York, where the omicron variant is surging, the city will provide $100 payments to those who receive booster shots, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is limiting attendance and Mayor-elect Eric Adams said he would postpone his inaugural ceremony.