A new COVID-19 booster is here. Will those at greatest risk get it?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends new COVID-19 booster vaccines for all — but many who need them most won’t get them. About 75% of people in the United States appear to have skipped last year’s bivalent booster, and nothing suggests uptake will be better this time around. “Urging people to get boosters […]
Updated COVID-19 vaccines expected to be available in September, federal officials say
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is gearing up for a fall vaccination campaign that not only includes updated COVID-19 boosters, but the annual flu shot and the newly approved RSV vaccine. “We’re going to be encouraging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccine in addition to their annual flu shot, as well as the immunizations for […]
The era of ‘free’ COVID vaccines, test kits, and treatments Is ending
Time is running out for free-to-consumer covid vaccines, at-home test kits, and even some treatments.
FDA experts are still puzzled over who should get which COVID shots and when
Experts have expressed frustration over the lack of clear government messaging on what the public can expect from COVID vaccines.
Here’s how to address vaccination hesitancy in Pa.’s multicultural community | Opinion
To my brothers and sisters of color, for us to traverse these health disparities, we have to be proactive contributors.
Wolf admin. encourages parents, guardians to update immunizations for children ahead of school year
A COVID-19 vaccine is not required for children to attend school, but state officials said Monday that the Wolf administration encourages the vaccine for children five years of age and older.
Teaching was hard enough already. COVID-19 made it nearly impossible, so I quit | Trish Zornio
By Trish Zornio It took 36 years, but I’ve finally left school. The end came shortly after University of Colorado administrators denied faculty the ability to teach remotely amid yet another COVID-19 surge. Following the denial, a stream of unusual advice for professors trickled in: anticipate chaos, get creative and, if necessary, call the police. […]
With classes about to start, Philly schools chief says COVID-19 protocols are in place
'With all of the layers of safety we have in place, we are confident that we can maintain a low positivity rate,' Superintendent William Hite said