Preliminary NYU Study Suggests Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine May Not Be As Effective Against Delta VariantThe Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to spread. It now constitutes 83% of the COVID cases in the U.S.
Pfizer Developing COVID Vaccine Booster As Delta Variant SpreadsPfizer announced on Thursday that its COVID vaccine booster shot could further protect individuals from "all currently known variants" of COVID-19 — including the highly transmittable Delta variant.
Study: MRNA Vaccines From Pfizer And Moderna May Provide Immunity From COVID-19 For Years, Without Booster ShotsThere is some potentially very good news about how long immunity will last after getting the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
Exclusive: Whistleblower Alleges Queens Company Ordered Health Clinic Workers To Over Dilute Doses Of COVID VaccineA whistleblower has accused a company in New York City of administering over-diluted doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
New York City Begins Offering Pfizer Vaccine To Kids Ages 12-15 After CDC ApprovalAccording to the CDC, a survey showed 46 to 60 percent of parents said they will get their kids vaccinated.
COVID Vaccine: Evidence Presented At CDC Meeting Shows Benefits Of Pfizer Shots To Children 12-15 Outweigh NegativesAssuming the CDC does give its approval, as early as Thursday you can get your child a shot here in New York City at one of the more than 250 sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine.
COVID Vaccine: CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Offers Advice To Parents Whose Children Get Pfizer ShotsThe Pfizer vaccine for teens and tweens is the same as for adults. The same two doses three weeks apart have proven to be extraordinarily safe and even 100% effective in clinical trials on adolescents.
COVID Vaccine: Doctors Urge Americans To Avoid Hesitancy And To Get Their Shots As Soon As PossibleAs COVID-19 vaccines become widely available and anyone 16 and older can now get one, there is also a number of issues that are slowing their uptake.
Connecticut Now Offering COVID Vaccine To Anyone 16 And OlderOver the past two weeks, the average number of daily new cases in Connecticut has increased by more than 60%.
With Pfizer Saying Its Vaccine Is Effective In Children, Parents And Officials Consider What It Means For SchoolsSchools in the Maplewood-South Orange school district have been all virtual for more than a year. The Pfizer news gives renewed hope for a return back to schools with teachers and friends.
Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine 100% Effective For Kids As Young As 12The vaccine had the same side effects in children as in adults - fever, malaise and body aches -- but was generally well tolerated.
COVID Vaccine: CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Has What You Need To Know About The Johnson & Johnson ShotDaily vaccinations are now at 1.7 million Americans, with the total now over 49 million who have gotten at least one shot.
COVID Vaccine In New York: Fed Up With The Feds, Gov. Cuomo Requests Buying Doses From Pfizer DirectlyWith demand high and supplies low, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday he wants to go straight to the source.
COVID Vaccine Concerns: Eligible To Be Inoculated Monday, Some Medical Workers Perplexed By Lack Of Guidance From NYSFrustration is growing over the slow pace of COVID vaccinations being distributed in New York state.
Long Island Health Officials Working To Dispel Mistrust And Misinformation On COVID-19 VaccinesAs the rollout continues, the effort is on to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines. It comes amid some reluctance by some of those first offered the shots.