Some U.S. adults are a step closer to getting updated COVID-19 boosters this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it’s time to tweak shots to better match the most recent virus variants.
The site was originally supposed to close on Saturday, June 25. APH says instead they will assess the need for clinic operations on a weekly basis.
A federal advisory panel says Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines.
The nation’s youngest children are getting their chance at vaccines for COVID-19. Shots began Monday at a few locations, though they were expected to ramp up after the Juneteenth federal holiday.
Austin Public Health is offering doses for all children 6 months through 5 years old at local clinics. Boosters are not currently recommended for this age group.
With the CDC's final sign-off, roughly 18 million children under 5 will be eligible for COVID-19 shots beginning next week.
The CDC recommends how to use vaccines and its vaccine advisers are set to discuss the shots for the youngest kids Friday and vote on Saturday.
Parents are in the home stretch with COVID-19 vaccines for babies and their youngest children after Wednesday’s FDA advisory panel meeting. But once those vaccines are approved, parents in Florida who want their kids to get inoculated may face a longer wait. That's because Florida's surgeon general Dr. Joseph Ladapo says he does not support giving the COVID vaccine to babies and children under the age of 5 – so Florida is the only state that did not pre-order any doses.
COVID-19 shots for U.S. infants, toddlers and preschoolers moved a step closer Wednesday.
Anyone who needs the COVID-19 vaccine can use Travis County’s online calendar and map to find vaccine events near them in their neighborhood.
An FDA advisory panel endorsed on Tuesday Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for teenagers and school-aged children.
Up to 20 million U.S. children under 5 could be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting the week of June 20.
Moderna’s study results revealed people given the combination vaccine shot had higher antibody levels to fight omicron and other variants.
The Biden administration said the COVID-19 vaccine could be available to young children as Pfizer and BioNTech have requested they undergo a three-dose regimen
FDA's vaccine chief said another choice in the U.S. may entice at least some vaccine holdouts - whatever their reason - to consider rolling up their sleeves.
The City of Austin is encouraging residents to stay proactive in protecting yourself against COVID-19 as two new omicron subvariants are causing cases to rise.
The Biden administration says children under 5 may be able to get their first COVID-19 vaccination doses as soon as June 21, if federal regulators authorize shots for the age group as expected.
Americans may soon get a new COVID-19 vaccine option — a more traditional kind of shot known as a protein vaccine.
Research in U.S. veterans provides fresh evidence that long COVID-19 can happen even after breakthrough infections following vaccination.
Pfizer says it plans to give the data to U.S. regulators later this week. The 18 million tots under 5 are the only group in the U.S. not yet eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.