Are You Eligible For A COVID-19 Booster? MD Has A New Web Portal To Help You Find OutWith COVID-19 boosters now available statewide, Maryland officials on Monday launched a new web portal to help residents determine if they are one of the nearly 1.4 million people in the state eligible for another shot.
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.
FDA Committee Recommends Boosters For Johnson & Johnson, Final Authorization Could Come Next WeekA month after an FDA panel approved a booster for the Pfizer vaccine, that panel late this week unanimously recommended the same for other vaccines--Thursday for Moderna and Friday the Johnson & Johnson single-shot.
FDA Advisory Panel Endorses Booster Doses Of Johnson & Johnson's Single-Shot COVID-19 VaccineA panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization.
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.
Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?Students are back in school and scientists along with doctors are trying to get a handle on how the pandemic is being tracked as large numbers of kids are congregated in school buildings.
Moderna's Vaccine Is The Most Effective, But Pfizer And J&J Also Protect Well, CDC-led Study SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led a nationwide study of vaccination involving more than 3,600 adults hospitalized for Covid-19 between March and August.
Health Officials Say Covid-19 Booster Shot May Not Be Necessary For Many MarylandersThe concern in our state right now is the arise of Covid-19 variants. Doctors from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health spoke Wednesday about vaccine efficacy and whether or not a booster shot will be needed.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh Announces Multi-Billion Dollar Settlement With Opioid Distributor Johnson & JohnsonMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced that Maryland will be a part of two multistate settlements with Johnson and Johnson along with the three largest distributors of opioid medications.
Businesses Continue To Offer Incentives In Effort To Get More People Vaccinated Against COVID-19This week, Maryland health officials said the state pushed past a major milestone.
GBMC To Require Covid-19 Vaccine For All EmployeesThe president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Medical Center announced that they will now require the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees.
As Covid-19 Hospitalizations Increase, A Greater Number Of Americans Are Deciding to Get VaccinatedWith an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, more Americans have recently made the decision to get vaccinated than in the last six weeks.
As Additional mRNA Shots Roll Out, Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Recipients Told To WaitThe calls and emails about Covid-19 boosters have already started coming into Dr. William Schaffner's medical center in Nashville, Tennessee.