This equates to more than 220 million people — 66.5% — with at least one shot against the deadly coronavirus.
Lab tests show bacterial strains of Burkholderia pseudomallei that match strains found in melioidosis patients from Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota and Texas — confirming the spray or one of its ingredients caused the infections, the CDC said.
People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may receive a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose, according to updated CDC guidance.
Merck agreed to allow other drugmakers to produce its COVID-19 pill, in an effort to help people in poorer countries get access to the drug.
A panel of FDA advisors is endorsing Pfizer’s vaccine for younger kids. It’s a smaller dose for children five to 11.
How rigorously vaccination requirements are being enforced varies from place to place, even within the same state or city.
With required mask use reduced in much of the U.S., the University of Washington's influential COVID-19 forecasting model is predicting increasing infections and hospitalizations in November.
According to the CDC, donovanosis, granuloma inguinale, causes progressive ulcerative lesions on the genitals or perineum, which are prone to heavy bleeding.
The FDA recently approved an investigational new drug application for the preventative breast cancer vaccine which entered its phase 1 trial at the Cleveland Clinic.
Local city and provincial level governments in at least five Chinese provinces issued notices in recent days announcing that children ages 3 to 11 will be required to get their vaccinations.
An FDA panel of outside vaccine experts endorsed kid-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for U.S. children aged 5 to 11.
Moderna said it will make up to 110 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries at its “lowest tiered price.”
Doctor Mike joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the latest in health headlines.
Federal health officials are extending until mid-January its rules that cruise ships must follow to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.
The former NBA player and mental health advocate offered advice to Olympic gymnast Simone Biles amid her ongoing mental health struggles.
U.S. health agencies want to work with manufacturers to increase the availability and accessibility of at-home COVID-19 tests with the hopes of lowering costs.
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine generated a “robust” neutralizing antibody response in children ages 6 to 11, the company said Monday.
Dr. Oz joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the latest health headlines.
Video posted to social media showed protesters chanting "Let Kyrie Play!" pushing past barricades and rushing towards the arena's doors.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that COVID-19 vaccines could “be available for children from five to 11 within the first week or two of November.”