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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.
Sunday, May 16, 2021
The CDC recently lifted some of its mask guidance for fully vaccinated people. So is it safe to go out now? NPR answers your pressing questions.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The Centers of Disease control and Prevention is recommending the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12 and up, clearing the way for it to be given to teens and preteens this week.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has extended authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents age 12-15. Those young people have missed months of school and time with friends.
Monday, May 10, 2021
Ages 12 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the FDA says. But when and where, and what about younger kids? You have questions. We have answers.
Saturday, May 08, 2021
Having reviewd the data on trials, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve the use of the Pfizer vaccine on children as young as 12.
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Federal health officials have lifted the pause on use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. States can resume distributing it, now with a warning about rare complications involving blood clots.
Friday, April 23, 2021
The CDC's vaccine advisory committee met Friday to decide how to proceed with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which is possibly linked to rare, dangerous side effects.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
A pause in the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will last at least another week, even as eligibility for coronavirus vaccines expand. What impact will the pause have on inoculations?
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The CDC's independent vaccine advisory group is reviewing the safety of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The government recommended a pause in administering the vaccine during the review.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The pause of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine could affect the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., especially since it's so practical for rural areas.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
A year into the pandemic, the agency's staffers reflect on what it's been like to fight the biggest public health battle in their history and how they're working to rebuild public trust in science.
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Despite the progress in vaccinating Americans, there's concern about the threat posed by COVID-19 variants. The White House is urging not to "let down our guard."
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Two suicide bombers attacked a Roman Catholic church compound in Makassar on Sunday. Indonesian President Joko Widodo condemned the attack as an "act of terrorism."