Updated COVID-19 Booster to Fight Omicron Variants Available Soon Says CDC

Updated COVID-19 Booster to Fight Omicron Variants Available Soon Says CDC

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) endorsed Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna’s updated Omicron-variant-specific COVID-19 boosters for adults and teenagers on Thursday. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky explained the recommendation followed extensive scientific evaluation and aligned with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines. Pfizer’s bivalent booster received its EAU for individuals 12 and older. […]

Flu Shot Rate Below Half

Flu Shot Rate Below Half

While Ebola fosters fear and fascination, many in the U.S. ignore a potentially killer disease until they catch it – influenza. In fact, the flu shot rate in the U.S. is below 50 percent, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in a “glass half empty” presentation by CDC Director Dr. […]