Moderna said Monday it plans to expand the size of its COVID-19 vaccine study in younger children to better detect rare side effects, such as a type of heart inflammation recently flagged by U.S. health authorities.
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For months, conservative Nashville, Tennessee-based radio host Phil Valentine has repeatedly made posts on multiple social media platforms telling his fans that if they weren't at risk for COVID-19, they shouldn't get the vaccine.
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that children under the age of 12 could be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine "soon," predicting that the government could green light the rollout for young Americans in the next few months.
When the final Phase 3 data came out last November showing the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna were more than 90% effective, Dr. Anthony Fauci had no words. He texted smiley face emojis to a journalist seeking his reaction.
Pediatricians worry parents will misinterpret a finding by advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and become scared -- for no reason -- to vaccinate their children against COVID-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says federal guidance on wearing face coverings indoors may change soon.
A hospital system in Houston is requiring all of its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, making it one of the first major hospital systems in the US to mandate vaccination among employees and move to fire them if they don't comply.
Pop and rock stars are planning a global broadcast and streaming special to support equal vaccine distribution.
About 5,800 people who have been vaccinated against coronavirus have become infected anyway, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells CNN.
The US just hit a record high of about 4.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines reported administered in one day, according to data published Saturday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.