White House Details Plans To Vaccinate 28M Children Ages 5-11Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer shot for elementary school youngsters in a matter of weeks.
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).
Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer BoosterIn Maryland, 60,624 fully vaccinated people have gotten an additional dose of vaccine. That is up by 8,920 shots since Friday when the state and the CDC approved Pfizer boosters for those older than 65, those with serious health conditions and those with jobs that put them at risk.
Montgomery County Residents With Compromised Immune Systems Can Get Third Booster COVID-19 ShotResidents with compromised immune systems can get a third additional shot of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at several locations in Montgomery County, including county-run clinics, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
Unvaccinated People Are 'Variant Factories,' Infectious Diseases Expert SaysUnvaccinated people do more than merely risk their own health. They're also a risk to everyone if they become infected with coronavirus, infectious disease specialists say.
Novavax Announces Promising Late-Stage Covid-19 Vaccine Data, More Than 90% EffectiveNovavax announced late-stage data on Monday showing that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective against Covid-19 across several variants.