After More Than 280 Days In Westchester County Hospitals, COVID-19 Long Hauler Finally Goes HomeLouie Estrada had no underlying conditions when he first tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 9. He was hospitalized days later and became so sick, he was intubated.
COVID Vaccine 'Mix-And-Match' Study Finds Moderna Booster After J&J Single-Shot Produced Major Increase In AntibodiesThe Food and Drug Administration is planning to give Americans a lot more freedom to get a vaccine booster different from the one they first received.
Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First ReceivedIf you need a COVID-19 booster shot, you may not need to get the same brand as your first shots.
'NYC Play Fair' Rally Held At Barclays Center For Student-Athletes Unable To See Scouts Due To COVID RestrictionsTeen athletes, parents, and coaches all rallied in front of the Barclays Center. They were upset that New York City Public Schools is not allowing interleague play with private and Catholic schools.
At Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires' Disease OutbreakThe Nassau County Health Department says it's investigating 10 cases within a one mile radius of Wantagh Avenue and Old Jerusalem Road on the Levittown-Wantagh border.
FDA Advisers Back COVID-19 Booster Shots For Johnson & Johnson RecipientsLike with Moderna's authorization, recipients of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine will need to wait until the CDC issues formal guidance around use of the shots before boosters can be rolled out.
Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening Of NYC's Newest Pride Health Center In The BronxIt's a dedicated safe space where LGBTQ, transgender and gender non-conforming patients can access health care from specially trained staff.
FDA Panel Approves Experimental Use Authorization Application For Moderna COVID-19 Booster Shots In 3 PopulationsThe Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee considered extensive data on the safety and effectiveness of the Moderna mRNA vaccine for experimental use authorization.
FDA Advisers To Vote On Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Booster ShotsAn outside panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine experts is scheduled to vote Thursday on Moderna's request to roll out booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Irate Retirees Inundate CBS2 With Emails After New York City Changes Health Benefits For 250,000 WorkersThey claim that they took often low-paying city jobs because the benefits were so good, and now the city is reneging.
Gov. Hochul Holds Private Meeting With Families Of Loved Ones Who Died Of COVID In Nursing Homes, Apologizes For TragedyGov. Kathy Hochul is apologizing to families who lost loved ones, after her predecessor ordered nursing homes to take in COVID-19-positive patients.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: People Over 60 Should Not Use Aspirin As Primary Way To Prevent Heart Disease And StrokesThe panel now says millions of Americans taking aspirin should not take it to prevent heart disease and stroke.
White House Planning For COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Administered To Young Children Starting In NovemberThere is an effort underway start vaccinating young children as early as next month.
Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction Against N.Y.'s Vaccine Mandate For Health Care WorkersThe ruling sides with health care workers, and effectively protects the jobs of those who objected to the mandate on religious grounds.
Mount Sinai Researchers Studying Psychological Effects Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Front-Line Health Care WorkersThe COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on all of us, especially on health care workers who have had to deal with life-and-death issues for the past 18 months.