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Sunday, September 05, 2021
Ivermectin is used to fight worms and other parasites in animals and humans. But people are taking it to treat COVID-19, despite warnings from experts and poisonings tied to the drug.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
Using the COVID vaccine "off-label" — whether that's for booster shots or young children — may be tempting to some vaccine providers, but the CDC warns it could get them into trouble.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
The CDC says using COVID-19 vaccines in ways that have not been authorized — such as in underage children, or as a booster dose — can leave providers and individuals uncovered if problems arise.
Monday, August 30, 2021
An advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is meeting Monday to consider whether any changes are needed to its existing recommendations for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
If all goes to plan, Americans who got Pfizer or Moderna shots can get a third dose eight months after their last jab. Here's why health officials think you'll need one.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Federal officials are signaling the COVID-19 booster shots for the general population could be coming as early as this fall. It could boost immunity before prior vaccinations start wearing off.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
The CDC is officially recommending an additional dose of vaccine for people with weakened immune systems who have already received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Friday, August 13, 2021
The CDC officially recommends the use of an additional COVID-19 shot for immunocompromised individuals who did not get much protection from the first doses.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
As kids return to school amidst the delta variant surge, parents can look out for certain symptoms and follow some recommended steps to keep children and their classrooms as safe as possible.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Some public health experts are also parents of little kids, and have to strategize to keep those too young to be vaccinated safe from getting or spreading the delta variant. Here are their tips.
Saturday, August 07, 2021
Millions of American kids are headed back to school, this time as a fourth wave of the pandemic builds. We hear what parents should know about keeping them healthy.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
The state has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S. And this weekend, 80,000 doses will expire because of lack of demand. The campaign is on to get people to sign up.
Friday, July 30, 2021
COVID-19 cases in the state are surging and 80,000 vaccine doses are about to expire. Government and health officials are traveling the state, making the case for vaccines as the delta strain spreads.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Nope, they won't put a microchip in you. And the side effects usually aren't that bad. And if you want to get your HPV shot at the same time, that totally works. Read on for these and more answers.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
The agency argues that vaccinated people are safe without masks. But the guidance leaves room for plenty of unvaccinated people to mingle dangerously, and many argue that this is fueling case surges.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was dealt another blow this week with news that the vaccine is tied to a rare autoimmune disorder. But the vaccine's place in the U.S. program was already languishing.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Advisers to the CDC met to discuss some side effects associated with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. In a small number of recipients the vaccines may be causing temporary inflammation to the heart.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
The Biden administration aims to boost the flagging COVID-19 vaccination rate, so the country can reach the president's goal of getting at least one shot to 70% of adults by July 4.
Saturday, May 29, 2021
The first post-pandemic cruise from a U.S. port will embark next month. Despite CDC measures, the go-ahead puts wind in the sails of cruise lines, which have high hopes for an in-demand industry.
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.