FDA fully approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
August 23, 2021
It is the first COVID-19 vaccine to be fully licensed in the United States. It will be marketed under the trade name Comirnaty.
Children and COVID: New cases rise to winter levels
August 17, 2021
Since late June, weekly infections in children have increased by almost 1,400%.
Surge of new child COVID cases continues for 6th consecutive week
August 10, 2021
Upward trend in vaccine initiation is now in its 4th week among 12- to 15-year-olds.
Untreatable, drug-resistant fungus found in Texas and Washington, D.C.
August 4, 2021
Because these panresistant infections occurred without any exposure to antifungal drugs, the cases are even more worrisome.
Increases in new COVID cases among children far outpace vaccinations
August 3, 2021
Almost 8 months into their vaccination odyssey, children aged 16-17 years just passed an important milestone.
Children and COVID: Vaccinations, new cases both rising
July 27, 2021
The increase in vaccine initiation was fairly modest for the week of July 16-22, but the latest jump in new cases was not.
CDC panel updates info on rare side effect after J&J vaccine
July 23, 2021
To date, more than 12 million doses of the vaccine have been administered, making the rate of GBS 8.1 cases for every million doses administered.
Children and COVID: New vaccinations increase as cases continue to climb
July 20, 2021
Vaccine initiations among children aged 12-15 years had declined in 6 of the previous 7 weeks.
Children and COVID: New vaccinations drop as the case count rises
July 13, 2021
About a quarter of all 12- to 15-year-olds and 37% of 16- and 17-year-olds have been fully vaccinated.
Delta becomes dominant coronavirus variant in U.S.
July 7, 2021
Health officials are watching other variants (Epsilon and Lambda) that could evade vaccine protection and lead to major outbreaks this year.