(ATLANTA) -- As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise across the country, Florida is seeing higher admissions levels than other states.As of Monday, 43 of Florida's 67 counties reported moderate levels of weekly new hospital admissions for COVID-19 -- a higher proportion than any other state in... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration on Wednesday advised against the use of the new COVID-19 booster for people under the age of 65, even as infections and hospitalizations tick upward in the U.S.The newly authorized shot is being recommended by the Centers... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID hospitalizations have risen nearly 9% in the most recent week, marking the eighth consecutive week of increasing new admissions in a row, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Despite the continued rise, the most recent week was... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director signed off on the recommendation that all Americans aged 6 months and older receive the updated COVID booster on Tuesday amid rising cases and hospitalizations across the country.It comes just a day after the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The upcoming COVID-19 booster is expected as early as next week -- potentially as soon as Sept. 13 -- and is expected to protect against severe disease and death from currently circulating variants. First, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House's COVID-19 coordinator on Sunday said a sharp rise in cases and hospitalizations since Thanksgiving wasn't "totally" surprising -- and he reiterated that holiday gatherings would be safer if people received their updated vaccines."We've seen increases each of the last... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The new bivalent COVID booster this fall was relatively 80% effective at keeping older adults out of the hospital due to complications from the virus compared to seniors who were fully vaccinated with at least two shots but had let several... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- About four in 10 adults say they've gotten the new bivalent booster or will get it as soon as they can, according to the latest Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor.In the survey, 22% of adults said they have gotten the shot,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House on Friday urged older Americans to get their bivalent COVID-19 shots now in order to be protected in time for the holiday season."These moments seem even more precious now knowing what it's like to lose them to a deadly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Peter Marks, the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine chief, said he is well aware that COVID-19 booster uptake might be low for the latest shot, authorized by the government on Thursday morning for young children over 6 months old, but he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- American biotechnology company Moderna announced Monday that a booster dose of its bivalent COVID-19 vaccine performs better against two circulating versions of the omicron variant, compared with a booster shot of its original formula.The news echoes a similar announcement made earlier... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced Friday that a booster dose of their bivalent COVID-19 vaccine performs better against two circulating versions of the omicron variant, compared with a booster shot of their original vaccine.According to a... Read More.