(WASHINGTON) -- As the winter holidays draw near, Dr. Anthony Fauci stood at the White House briefing podium one last time on Tuesday to give Americans health advice as he prepares to leave government after 50 years. Get boosted, Fauci said, and if you're not... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New boosters for 5- to 11-year-olds are just weeks away from authorization, the vaccine chief at the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Peter Marks, said Tuesday. While primary vaccines are already authorized for children 6 months and older, the FDA has yet... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With doctor's offices and pharmacies now offering seasonal flu shots and updated COVID-19 boosters, experts are urging Americans to get both, with many saying October is the best time. While experts say October may be an ideal window to boost immunity, they... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With new COVID variant-specific booster shots set to roll out in the coming week, vaccine scientists argue that more research is needed to understand how a person's early immune response -- either through vaccination or infection itself -- may impact future... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on newly-updated COVID-19 booster shots Thursday night, giving the final clearance shots to be administered soon after. The new booster shots have been updated to target two different COVID... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New and updated COVID-19 booster shots were given an emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday morning, paving the way for shots in arms as soon as next week. The booster shots were updated to target two different COVID... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the end of summer nearing, and Labor Day around the corner, U.S. health officials are preparing to roll out millions of new COVID-19 boosters as health experts grow concerned over a potential viral resurgence in the fall and winter. The Food... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Newly updated COVID-19 boosters tailored to target a dominant strain of the virus will be available in the next three weeks or so, assuming the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention work through their processes for authorization... Read More.
(LONDON) — Children in London are being offered polio vaccine boosters after sewage samples with the virus were found in multiple areas across the city. The U.K. Health Security Agency announced Wednesday that all children between ages 1 and 9 across the British capital will be eligible... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Early cases of COVID-19 are believed to be linked to a live-animal market in Wuhan, China. Facing yet another COVID-19 variant, this one said to be faster and stealthier than those before it, health officials say the calculus has changed and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the early months of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, breakthrough cases among fully-vaccinated people were a statistical anomaly. Preliminary clinical trial data offered an optimistic outlook for the months ahead, with many Americans hoping a vaccine would be their ticket to a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- During the omicron wave, unvaccinated Americans had much higher rates of COVID-19 cases and hospitalization than fully vaccinated people -- especially those who received a booster shot, officials said Tuesday. In a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and... Read More.