Joe Neel appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
After some debate, a group of scientists advising the FDA concluded that the vaccine's benefits outweigh its risks for young children.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Many families are under financial stress, parents see kids seriously behind in school, huge rent bills and looming evictions and delayed medical care has negative consequences, to name a few.
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
The investment is a response to an ongoing national shortage and follows a $2 billion investment in September to supply rapid tests to community health centers, food banks and schools.
Friday, September 03, 2021
The leaders of two federal health agencies are telling White House COVID-19 advisers that there is not enough data right now to make a blanket recommendation on boosters.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
About 14 million U.S. residents got their first dose of a COVID-19 shot in August, which is about 4 million more than in July. Officials credit vaccine mandates by governments, schools and businesses.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Johnson & Johnson said that when it gave study participants a second jab after six months, their antibody levels were nine times higher than they were 28 days after a first dose of the COVID vaccine.
Friday, August 13, 2021
The CDC is officially recommending a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for people with weakened immune systems. It follows the FDA authorization a day earlier.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
The CDC information dated Thursday gives new details on this variant of the coronavirus and says the agency should "acknowledge that the war has changed." It was first reported by The Washington Post.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
The cases have been seen mostly in teens and young adults between 12 and 39 years old. No deaths have been associated with this side effect of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
Friday, May 28, 2021
Masks are optional for vaccinated kids, and other recommended restrictions have been softened, making for a more relaxed camping experience for children this summer.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
Schools have long required vaccinations for several diseases. Now, some colleges and cruise ships are making immunization against COVID-19 mandatory, igniting concerns of equity and civil liberties.
Friday, October 30, 2020
In advance of a COVID-19 vaccine being available, a group of independent medical advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weighed Friday who should get the vaccine first and how.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Health officials once advised going into quarantine and being tested for the coronavirus if you were near an infected person for 15 minutes. Now the rule is a total of 15 minutes in a 24-hour period.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
A recent NPR poll finds minority communities have been disproportionately burdened by wage gaps and chronic illnesses during the pandemic. Watch a expert discussion at 12 noon ET Wed. Sept. 30.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
In the largest U.S. cities, at least half of all households have seen a serious financial loss such as lost job, wages or savings. Many problems are concentrated in Black and Latino households.
Friday, August 28, 2020
Emily Miller was central in defending the FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn, after he falsely said that blood plasma could lower the death rate from COVID-19 by more than a third.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
The test has been promoted by the Trump administration as a key factor in controlling the epidemic in the U.S. and is used for daily testing at the White House.
Friday, April 24, 2020
The agency said Friday that using hydroxychloroquine and a related compound, chloroquine, for COVID-19 may cause life-threatening side effects. That warning contradicts the president's own enthusiasm.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield says the agency will double the current number of positions to aid local health departments in quashing new outbreaks. They will focus on testing and contact tracing.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
In a study of the early coronavirus epidemic in the U.S., a third of people who were hospitalized were African American. Top risk factors were high blood pressure and obesity.