The White House says President Joe Biden will announce 300 million COVID-19 shots have been administered in the 150 days since he took office on Jan. 20.
The FDA approved an additional 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine made at the troubled Emergent BioSolutions plant in Baltimore, which has been shuttered for weeks.
One major concern is the highly contagious and potentially more severe delta variant of the coronavirus that originated in India. While health officials say the vaccines are effective against it, the fear is that it will lead to outbreaks in states with lower vaccination rates.
The U.S. purchased an additional 200M doses of Moderna’s vaccine, an extra supply that could potentially be used for kids or as a booster, the company said.
Under Ducey's order, students also cannot be forced to submit COVID-19 vaccine documentation or be tested in order to participate in learning.
The newly minted $1.5-million winners came from these counties: Four from Los Angeles, Marin, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, Stanislaus and Ventura.
A ban on Pennsylvania employers mandating vaccines for their workers inched ahead in the state House on Tuesday with a committee vote supported by all Republicans and opposed by every Democrat.
Recently released studies out of the U.K. found Pfizer’s and Astrazeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines effectiveness was diminished somewhat by the Delta variant, but both vaccines remained protective against hospitalization.
A Novavax large-stage study in the U.S. and Mexico found that its COVID-19 vaccine was about 90% effective overall and protected against variants.
Philadelphia lifted the last two remaining "Safer-at-Home" restrictions on Friday, including the indoor mask mandate and the 11 p.m. last call for restaurants.
Regulators took the first step last week by approving the use of the country’s Sinovac vaccine for children aged 3 to 17, and on Friday announced the same for the Sinopharm vaccine. No date has been set for the shots to start.
On Friday for the first time, Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced one of last week's winners by first and last name: 17-year-old Nancy Gutirrez of Vista.
The U.S. is confronted with an ever-growing surplus of COVID-19 vaccines, looming expiration dates and stubbornly lagging demand at a time when the developing world is clamoring for doses to stem a rise in infections.
Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and advisor to the FDA said it’s “silly” not to vaccinate children against COVID-19 during a vaccine advisory committee.
“It’s been a rough year, a year and a half, for me and everyone else out there,” Tony said of winning California's vaccine lottery. “So it’s nice to have this extra money come in.”
All D.C. hospital employees will soon need to be vaccinated, the hospital association announced on Wednesday.
Seattle passed San Francisco and became the first major American city to fully vaccinate 70% of residents ages 12 and up against COVID-19, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced.
World leaders and medical officials are pleading for more people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 amid reports of the highly contagious Delta variant driving up cases around the world.
The U.S. will buy 500 million more doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to share globally.
In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack.