CDC Recommends Vaccine Booster Shots for Some People

CDC Recommends Vaccine Booster Shots for Some People

After a lengthy debate among experts, the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine booster is now available to some adults in the United States. Beginning Sept. 25, 2021, certain groups of adults, people with underlying conditions, and those in long-term care facilities can receive an additional shot. The boosters are recommended for individuals who had both injections at least […]

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11 Is Safe and Effective

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5-11 Is Safe and Effective

In the United States, pediatric COVID-19 cases have increased nearly 240 percent since July, emphasizing the need for young children to be vaccinated. Pfizer-BioNTech reports a Phase 2/3 trial revealed its two-dose COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced a vigorous neutralizing antibody response in children ages 5 to 11 on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The […]

CDC Says Unvaccinated Are 11 Times Likely to Die From COVID-19

CDC Says Unvaccinated Are 11 Times Likely to Die From COVID-19

A recent study shows that unvaccinated individuals are 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19. On Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced the study’s results. Researchers gathered data from 13 jurisdictions and over 600,000 individuals to collect this data. The study also showed that unvaccinated citizens are over 10 […]

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