vaccines

63 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In U.S.

(CNN) - Health officials across the U.S. have now given out about 63 million COVID-19 vaccines doses. The CDC released the new data Sunday. The 63 million doses are ones that have been administered, which is about 83% of…

Study: COVID Vaccines May Also Prevent Infection

(CNN) - A team at the Mayo Clinic says the Moderna and Pfizer coronavirus vaccines are effective in preventing infection about a month after receiving the first dose. After looking at more than 31,000 people who received at least…

Tokyo Olympics Will Not Require COVID-19 Vaccines

(CNN) - Tokyo Olympics officials said getting the COVID-19 vaccine will not be a prerequisite for those participating at the summer games in 2021. In a press briefing Thursday after a call with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach,…

Pharmacies To Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN) - U.S. pharmacies will be able to administer up to 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine a month. That's according to the president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. In his statement Wednesday,…

COVID: Mutations Unlikely To Render Vaccines Useless

(CNN) - Two new variants of the coronavirus are not likely to make the current vaccines useless. That's the word from multiple experts who spoke on Tuesday. They say the new variants, one discovered in England and the other…

1/3 COVID Vaccines Administered In The U.S.

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says U.S. health officials have administered only about 30% of the COVID-19 vaccines distributed. The data tracks the 15.4 million doses of Pfizer/Biontech and Moderna's vaccines. According to the CDC,…

U.S. Surpasses 350,000 COVID-19 Deaths

(CNN) - The United States has now surpassed 350,000 COVID-19 deaths. Johns Hopkins University reported 2,398 new deaths Sunday. That brings the total number of deaths to 350,186. The U.S. has reported nearly 20.5 million cases. The Center for…

Twitter To Start Removing Misleading Vaccine Tweets

(CNN) - Twitter says it will remove tweets that give false or misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines, starting next week. In a blog post, it says it will pull messages that claim vaccines intentionally cause harm or, "control populations."…

First COVID Vaccine Shipment To Fall Short

(CNN) - The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines may fall short of expectations. That's the message the CDC is sharing with health officials across the country. The agency let states know how many doses will be in the initial…

Back to School Vaccines

Could it already be time for school to start again? Yes!! Visit your local health department now and don’t wait until the last minute! Your child may need required immunizations or exams,…