Once, getting vaccinated was all but routine. But since the heightened public awareness around the new COVID-19 vaccines, it’s a different story. Now, it means check-ins with family and friends about possible arm soreness or mild symptoms.
The Douglas County Health Department this week alerted parents to the anticipated approval of a vaccine for youths so they can prepare to vaccinate that age group.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — After more than a year of fretting over her 13-year son with a rare liver disease, Heather Ousley broke into tears when she learned that he and millions of other youngsters could soon be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4. The goal also includes fully vaccinating 160 million adults by then.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for youngsters ages 12 to 15 by next week, according to a federal official and a person familiar with the process, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.
The US Food and Drug Administration is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine in children and teens ages 12 to 15 by early next week, a federal government official tells CNN.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor popular among Black smokers.
The Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine will be available at an Omaha drive-thru clinic Thursday.
The state is following the recommendations of the CDC and the FDA, which concluded that the vaccine's benefits in fighting the pandemic outweighed the potential risks of the rare clotting condition.
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U.S. regulators say the Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff.
The Baltimore factory hired to help make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, resulting in contamination of material going into a batch of shots, U.S. regulators said Wednesday.
The UNMC researchers wrote in a letter published by the New England Journal of Medicine that later scans showed clotting in the woman's brain and evidence of a stroke.
The state and the Douglas County Health Department will temporarily suspend use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine in the wake of federal officials’ call for a pause.
About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health officials will investigate a report that an individual experienced a "significant medical event" after receiving the COVID vaccine.
AstraZeneca is expected to apply in the next few weeks for emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine in the US, and if and when it does, advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will likely have questions.
The first children have been vaccinated in Moderna's Phase 2/3 pediatric Covid-19 vaccine trial, the company announced Tuesday in a statement.
U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday. Formal authorization is expected soon, with distribution coming within days.
Scientists at the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory are using a new machine that can sequence the virus's entire genome to help track the movement of the virus in Nebraska and watch for mutations.
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