(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) -- After securing enough doses in the national stockpile to vaccinate the most at-risk Americans against monkeypox, the federal government says it has begun training its sights on the next steps of the outbreak. "We're watching this very, very closely and will be... Read More.
(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) -- Shoppers were sent running for safety at the Mall of America Thursday, after police said shots were fired at the Minnesota shopping center. Police responded to an "active incident" on the northwest side of the mall Thursday evening, the Bloomington Police Department... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Amid growing concerns over the potential threat of monkeypox, executives from Moderna said Wednesday they have initiated a research program to consider whether the company could create a monkeypox vaccine with mRNA technology. "We're obviously very aware of the monkeypox concern and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The future of COVID-19 vaccines might not be shots in the arm or leg. Instead, picture a nasal spray or a patch stuck onto the skin for a few minutes. A group of scientists, doctors and administration health officials gathered at the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists at the nation's top health agencies are looking into expanding vaccine eligibility so that more Americans can get a second booster shot during the latest COVID-19 wave, White House officials said on Tuesday. "I know that the [Food and Drug Administration] is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Parents with young kids are one step closer to getting them vaccinated following a grueling wait for the last remaining group to be authorized for a vaccine. The process for authorization and recommendation from the regulatory agencies kicked off Wednesday with a meeting... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is expecting vaccinations for kids under 5 to begin as soon as June 21, White House COVID coordinator Ashish Jha said on Thursday. "We expect that vaccinations will begin in earnest as early as Tuesday, June 21st, and really roll... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of Pfizer's new pediatric COVID-19 vaccine data for children under the age of 5, which was released on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration has set new, tentative dates for when its advisers will meet to discuss the... Read More.
Four shows into its third season, HBO has renewed Barry, the dark comedy starring Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader, for a fourth season, the premium cable channel announced on Thursday. Hader won an Emmy for playing the titular character, a depressed hitman from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's independent advisory committee has given the green light for Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 booster shots to be given to children ages 5 to 11 years old, paving the way for parents to get their children... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years old, at least five months after completion of a primary series, officials announced Tuesday. "While it has largely been the... Read More.