The U.S. is confident there will be enough vaccine doses for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and for young children, once approval is given.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.
Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of Americans.
It will be the first time since the pandemic began that vaccination or proof of a negative test will be required to attend an event at the CHI Health Center in Omaha.
Johnson and Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.
Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon. Get the latest.
WASHINGTON — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVI…
A federal advisory panel endorsed a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to those who are 65 or older or run a risk of severe disease after rejecting a plan to give extra shots to most Americans.
President Biden has signed a new executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and contractors that do business with the federal government.
As people get older, their pillbox often gets larger. Many people take multiple pills each day, some of them prescribed many years ago. This raises the risk of not only harmful drug interactions but also dangerous side effects. Prescriptions need to be updated regularly, because your body may react differently to drugs if your weight or your metabolism changes.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The European Union's drug regulator said Monday that it has started an expedited evaluation on whether to recommend a booster dose of the coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech.
WASHINGTON — Health experts and medical groups are pushing to stamp out the growing use of a decades-old parasite drug to treat COVID-19, warning that it can cause harmful side effects and that there's little evidence it helps.
Her practice and research show that CBD — without intoxicating effects — can help with pain, anxiety and other conditions.
The Visiting Nurse Association will host a COVID drive-through vaccination clinic on Tuesday that is open to anyone age 12 and older.
Weekly case counts now are at their highest sustained level since February and have topped counts during the original surge in spring 2020.
Booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines will be available next week through the Douglas County Health Department for immunocompromised people.
The US could soon see more than 200,000 new cases of Covid-19 every day as the Delta variant spreads at a rapid pace, particularly among unvac…
The Omaha metro area is in for a dose of muggy, oppressive summer heat, but it should last for only two days.
But Pfizer wants approval for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity, and maybe help ward off the latest Delta coronavirus mutant.
CWS crowds ‘more well-behaved’
The Douglas County Health Department will continue to offer a handful of pop-up clinics for COVID-19 vaccine shots in the coming week.
Nearly all COVID-19 deaths in America now are in people who weren’t vaccinated, an indication that daily deaths could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the shots.
Families with children who are not yet old enough for a vaccine may find it difficult to decide what's best for everyone. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
As the College World Series makes its comeback from the pandemic, the festivities that will fill downtown Omaha on opening weekend will include a COVID vaccine clinic.