Currents News Update for Thursday, 9/23/21

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says her predecessor under-counted COVID deaths by nearly 12,000 — she’s releasing new numbers as part of her plan for increased transparency.

The climate remains a big topic at the UN general assembly. In his annual address, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it’s time for humanity to grow up.

The U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned. Daniel Foote said he won’t be associated with the inhumane decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees.

The Biden administration got the go-ahead it was waiting for — the FDA has officially authorized booster shots of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine.