The CDC’s director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, will weigh the panel's advice before making a final decision soon.
Medical workers and teachers are exhausted, children’s education has been disrupted — and 800,000 Americans including 1% of us 65 and older have died from the coronavirus.
'Bad Guy' hitmaker Billie Eilish has revealed she battled COVID-19 earlier this year and thinks she "would have died" if she wasn't vaccinated.
Former Nebraska State Sen. Ernie Chambers said he wants to be an example to others, especially those in the Black community, by getting his COVID vaccine and booster.
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Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out for children ages 5 to 11, parents are asking their pediatricians many questions.
A panel of doctors from UNC Medical School in Chapel Hill on Wednesday addressed some of the common concerns about vaccination shared by parents. Here's some of what they had to say.
With the approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, millions of parents breathed a sigh of relief. Their kids we…
Rap star Nicki Minaj has expressed more doubts about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Some Douglas County residents still need convincing that COVID vaccinations are safe and effective, according to a new survey.
He came to regret that he failed to get his son vaccinated and pointed to his experience as a lesson for other parents.
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.
While emergency use authorization gets vaccines out to the public more quickly, it doesn’t skip any steps that full approval requires.
Faculty members with the Creighton School of Medicine describe the current delta variant threat and the strongest strategy to contain it.
Fueled by the highly contagious delta variant, COVID cases continued to escalate in Nebraska last week, marking a sixth straight week of increases.
Vaccination is our most potent weapon against the virus, two experts from UNMC write.
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Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine may pose a "small possible risk" of a rare neurological reaction, U.S. health officials said Monday.
A collection of experts laid out the benefits — and a few risks — of vaccinating kids during a symposium hosted by the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington.
UNMC researchers have shown that a smaller dose of a drug used as a Parkinson’s disease treatment still worked even as it produced fewer side effects than a larger dose.
Here's what parents, caregivers and children need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, the possible side effects, and the benefits of getting vaccinated.