Hogan Authorizes State Health Officials To Administer Moderna, J&J BoostersFollowing the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's final approval of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots, Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday authorized state health officials to administer additional doses from those makers to eligible Marylanders.
FDA OKs Mixing COVID Vaccines; Backs Moderna, J&J BoostersU.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
Booster Shots Could Soon Be Recommended For People As Young As 40, Source SaysBooster protection could soon expand to a much broader population, as a source says the US government likely will soon recommend additional doses to people as young as 40 who received a Moderna or Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
Baltimore County Hosting Booster Shot Clinics For SeniorsBooster shots are currently only available for the Pfizer vaccine.
FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ DosesThe FDA is expected to give the green light this week to booster shots for those already vaccinated with Moderna and Johnson and Johnson—a huge step in protecting against breakthrough infections and waning immunity.
COVID-19 In Maryland: 1,068 New Cases, 18 Deaths Reported As State Approaches 200K Booster ShotsMaryland reported 1,068 new COVID-19 cases and 18 new deaths, according to state health department data released Friday morning.
US Covid-19 Rates Are Declining, But Colder Weather Could Mean The Delta Wave Still Has Months To Go, Expert SaysThis Delta variant could be the last major surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, but now is not the time for the US to grow complacent as it has yet to run its course, an expert said.
Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters Are 'Immoral' And 'Unfair', Says WHO ChiefDistributing Covid-19 vaccine booster shots in some countries while inoculations across Africa lag is "immoral," according to the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO).
'A Phase Of Maintaining Immunity': Gov. Hogan Pushes COVID-19 Booster Shots, Prepares State To Vaccinate ChildrenGov. Larry Hogan implored eligible Marylanders to get COVID-19 booster shots and announced the state is already gearing up to vaccinate children in a press conference Thursday.
Pfizer Booster Shots Available To Those Eligible In Queen Anne's CountyThe Queen Anne's County Department of Health made an updated announcement on who is eligible for a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday.
U.S. Has Enough COVID-19 Vaccines For Boosters, Kids’ ShotsWith more than 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines available, U.S. health authorities said they’re confident there will be enough for both qualified older Americans seeking booster shots and the young children for whom initial vaccines are expected to be approved in the not-too-distant future.
West Baltimore GoVax Clinic Saturday Provides COVID-19 Vaccines, Booster ShotsAs the Delta variant continues to fuel the rise in COVID-19 cases in Maryland, vaccines clinics were held across Baltimore Saturday to meet people where they are in the community, address vaccine hesitancy and provide access to those interested in rolling up their sleeves.
Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus FightMaryland immediately authorized Pfizer booster shots following the CDC director’s stamp of approval. Those eligible include everyone age 65 and older who has been fully vaccinated for six months, adults with certain underlying health conditions, adults living in congregate living, and those at risk because of their job.
Maryland OKs COVID-19 Booster Shots For 'Anyone Who Needs One'Calling federal approval of COVID-19 booster shots “long overdue,” Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday said Maryland will make the shots available immediately to any residents who need them.
CDC Advisory Panel Backs FDA Decision For COVID-19 Booster Shots, Baltimoreans ReactCOVID-19 booster shots are approved for select, high-risk Americans and the CDC Advisory Panel backs the decision.