An advisory panel for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Wednesday to endorse the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for older children ages 12 to 15.
President Biden said the greenlighting of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids 12-15 years old means nearly 17 million more Americans are now eligible to get vaccinated.
The move comes as the state encourages schools to resume in-person teaching and remains on track to lift many virus-related restrictions by mid-June.
According to a news release from the Arizona Department of Health Services, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the Centers for Disease Control are expected to follow suit with the FDA on Wednesday with their recommendation to vaccinate those who are 12 and older.
A large crowd gathered in Santa Ana on Tuesday as Orange County officials heard arguments on both sides over digital vaccination passports.
McDonald’s will debut its new McCafe cups in July, which feature the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 vaccine slogan "We Can Do This."
President Joe Biden is set to announce additional initiatives to get America vaccinated in hopes of meeting his goal for 70% of U.S. adults to have at least one vaccine shot by the Fourth of July.
Parents have expressed mixed reactions to having their kids receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The FDA on Monday cleared Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 for emergency use.
The FDA has called a meeting for June 10 to discuss COVID-19 vaccines in children amid speculation a decision would be made on Pfizer-BioNTech’s request to expand use for its shot to teens ages 12-15 within the coming days.
Novavax, a Maryland-based company, said Monday their combo shot formed a robust response to both influenza A and B - and protected against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Moms across the country will open gifts like flowers and cards on Sunday, but the most meaningful thing they open this year just might be their arms for a much-needed hug.
The move also comes amid an ongoing lawsuit, in which the EU is accusing AstraZeneca of failing to respect the terms of its contract with the 27-nation bloc.
President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez were among the big names who took part in the event, which aimed to raise money to help fund a more equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
As early as next week, the FDA is expected to give the green light for young people ages 12 to 17 to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Some Valley clinics are already taking appointments for children vaccination.
The Maldives is hoping to save lives while saving its economy with its 3V initiative — which stands for visit, vaccinate, vacation.
A woman who became a national figure after her father died of COVID-19 has teamed up with Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego in urging state officials to bring more vaccine doses to Phoenix's Latino neighborhoods.
The question of if and when the U.S. will reach "herd immunity" remains unclear, experts say. But continuing the COVID-19 vaccination drive will help Americans get back to a sense of normalcy in the future.
The World Health Organization gave its authorization for emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of doses to reach needy countries.
Since December, Pfizer has been authorized on an emergency use basis and has delivered more than 170 million doses of the shot to people 16 and older.