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By Brian Peppers, The Conversation
An immunologist explains how your immune system changes as you mature.
By News Desk
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee on Thursday about ongoing efforts against COVID-19.
By Associated Press
President Joe Biden on Wednesday declared it a "great day" in the fight against the pandemic as medical providers began inoculating children ages 5 to 11 with the COVID-19 shot across the country.
The White House COVID-19 task force held a briefing on Wednesday as vaccinations finally roll out to U.S. children as young as 5, to the relief of some parents even as others have questions or fears.
By Lauran Neergaard, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration already authorized the shots for children ages 5 to 11 — doses just a third of the amount given to teens and adults. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends who should receive…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved the use of COVID vaccines in children ages 5 to 11. But a Kaiser Family Foundation survey found only 27% of parents plan to opt for the shot. One third plan…
If the CDC’s director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, signs off as expected, it will mark the first opportunity for Americans under 12 to get the powerful protection of any COVID-19 vaccine.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel will have a discussion and vote Tuesday on the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five to 11.
By Michael R. Sisak, Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio said about 9 in 10 city workers covered by the mandate have gotten vaccinated and there have been no disruptions to city services as a result of staffing shortages.
By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Next week, advisers to the CDC will discuss which youngsters should get vaccinated. In the meantime, Pfizer plans to begin shipping millions of vials of the new doses to vaccination sites.
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