FDA, CDC May Approve COVID Vaccine Booster Shots For More Americans This WeekNew research suggests Johnson & Johnson's vaccine has been less effective than others. Many may soon be looking to mix vaccines for better protection.
COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect For Workers At New Jersey Schools, Colleges, Universities And State AgenciesAny employee who is not fully vaccinated must now submit to weekly testing.
Showdowns Loom As Police, Prison Guards, Airport Workers Resist VaccinesPolice officers, prison guards and airport-security workers are among the public-safety employees resisting COVID-19 vaccines, with showdowns over the issue in the works as deadlines to get the shots arrive.
CDC Issues New COVID-19 Guidance For Holiday SeasonNew holiday COVID-19 guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges eligible people to get vaccinated against the virus and wear masks — in some cases — when gathering.
New York Judge Suspends Father's Visitation Rights With Daughter Unless He Gets COVID Vaccine Or Subjects To Weekly TestingThe father's attorney says his client, who has had the virus, is complying with the testing part to see his child but says it's not a long-term solution.
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.
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.
Kyrie Irving Speaks Out About His COVID Vaccine Stance: 'Don't Believe That I'm Retiring... For A Vaccine Mandate Or Staying Unvaccinated'Wednesday night, the Nets point guard appeared on Instagram Live for the first time since his team announced they would move on this season without him.
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.
New Initiative Brings Pop-Up COVID Vaccination Sites To NYC Movie TheatersIt's called "Vax to the Movies."
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.
Nets: Kyrie Irving's Choice Not To Get Vaccinated Means He Can't Play Until He DoesKyrie Irving can continue to choose not to be vaccinated for COVID-19. He just won't play for the Brooklyn Nets until he is.
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.
Merck Asks FDA For Emergency Authorization For First Pill To Treat COVID-19Drug maker Merck asked U.S. regulators Monday to authorize its pill against COVID-19 in what would add an entirely new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic.