FDA set to okay Pfizer vaccine in younger teens
May 4, 2021
Pfizer submitted data to the FDA showing its mRNA vaccine was 100% effective at preventing COVID-19 infection in children ages 12 to 15.
Feds lift pause of J&J COVID vaccine, add new warning
April 23, 2021
The warning is directed at women under the age of 50.
How some COVID-19 vaccines could cause rare blood clots
April 14, 2021
Six cases of a rare but serious event in patients who got the J&J vaccine are being reviewed.
Pfizer: Vaccine shown 100% effective in children aged 12-15
March 31, 2021
The vaccinated children showed a strong antibody response with no serious side effects.
COVID-19 vaccination linked to less mechanical ventilation
March 1, 2021
A new paper offers a “real-world” look at vaccination effectiveness, according to the authors.
FDA grants emergency use authorization to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
February 27, 2021
“The advantages of having a third vaccine, especially one that is a single shot and can be stored without special refrigeration requirements, will be a major contribution in getting the general public vaccinated sooner.”
J&J COVID-19 vaccine wins unanimous backing of FDA panel
February 27, 2021
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is expected to offer more convenient dosing and be easier to distribute than the two rival products already available in the United States.
One-third of health care workers leery of getting COVID-19 vaccine, survey shows
February 16, 2021
Self-reported willingness to be vaccinated differs by age, gender, race, and hospital role, suggests research.
Experts debate wisdom of delaying second COVID-19 vaccine dose
January 5, 2021
Another proposed strategy to extend the current supply of COVID-19 vaccines to more Americans involves splitting the current dosage of the Moderna vaccine in half.
CDC issues COVID-19 vaccine guidance for underlying conditions
December 29, 2020
The CDC guidance had specific information for people with HIV, weakened immune systems, and autoimmune conditions such as Guillain-Barré syndrome and Bell’s palsy.