CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer and Moderna Over J&J Vaccines

CDC Advisers Recommend Pfizer and Moderna Over J&J Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advisory panel have recommended that people should not get the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine if the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech shots are available. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices announced its recommendations after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the J&J vaccine has been linked to a […]

FDA Approves COVID-19 Booster Dose to 16 and 17-Year-Olds

FDA Approves COVID-19 Booster Dose to 16 and 17-Year-Olds

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended the emergency use authorization (EAU) for Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 booster shots to include 16 and 17-year-olds. The agency’s decision came after evaluating the immune response data of about 200 individuals, ages 18-55. Since Pfizer’s vaccine has been available to everyone 16 and older for almost a year, the […]

Chicago Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Eligibility for Certain Adults

Chicago Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Eligibility for Certain Adults

Chicago’s bar and restaurant workers might be eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot. Although, they might not know, explained Chicago Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady during a press conference. She pressed adults, who were fully vaccinated with either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna at least six months ago, to get a booster if they work or live […]