As COVID Infections Spread, Nursing Homes Lag Behind on the Rollout for Booster Shots

FILE -- Elizabeth Gillander, 78, receives a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile clinic set up at Fircrest Senior Living in McMinnville, Ore., on Oct. 6, 2021. Thousands of new cases have been reported among vulnerable elderly residents in the last several months, as the virulent Delta variant fuels outbreaks. (Alisha Jucevic/The New York Times)