Contentious Bill To End Connecticut's Religious Exemption From Vaccines Heads To State SenateDemocratic Gov. Ned Lamont reiterated Tuesday that he's prepared to signed the legislation into law, if it passes in the Senate.
COVID Vaccinations For New Jersey Health Care Workers To Begin TuesdayThe first COVID-19 vaccines in New Jersey will be administered to health care workers at University Hospital in Newark on Tuesday.
US Government Expects First COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments Will Arrive MondayU.S. Army General Gus Perna, chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed, said Saturday he expects the first COVID-19 vaccine shipments will arrive at 145 sites across the country on Monday.
City Council Meets With Pfizer Reps, Hospital Officials And Patient Advocates To Discuss COVID Vaccine PlanThere are plenty of questions when it comes to the COVID vaccine, including timing, who gets it first, and where it will be handed out.
'We Can Do It, Nassau' Campaign Aims To Encourage County Residents To Get COVID-19 VaccineThe campaign pays tribute to "Rosie the Riveter," the cultural icon who represented women working in factories and shipyards during WWII.
FDNY Memo Says First Responders Could Receive COVID-19 Vaccines In DecemberThe FDNY confirmed to CBS2 it is planning to potentially have its first responders vaccinated for COVID-19 as early as next month.
Fauci Says Herd Immunity Possible "Reasonably Quickly" If Enough Americans Take VaccineDr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseases expert, said Sunday the U.S. could reach herd immunity against the coronavirus "reasonably quickly" next year if enough Americans get vaccinated.
Experts Warn: Horseshoe Crabs, Crucial To Helping Create Vaccines, Are Facing ExtinctionThe creatures, often seen on Long Island beaches, have been dwindling for years and that poses a potential problem for vaccine makers.
CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Dispels Flu Shot Myths; Vaccine Critical To Prevent 'Twin-Demic' When Flu Overlaps With COVID-19Getting a flu shot is more important than ever this year, with the coronavirus pandemic still raging. Yet, misinformation about flu vaccines continues to spread.
Max Minute: A Realistic Look At How Long It Will Take To Develop Coronavirus VaccineAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many are putting their hopes on a vaccine to end the health crisis.
This Year's Flu Season Has Been Worse Than Last Year, CDC SaysIn the U.S., there have been at least 26 million illnesses, 250,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 deaths from flu so far this season.
Public Hearing Held In Connecticut Over Ending Religious Exemptions For VaccinesA bill now being proposed would require parents to meet a vaccination schedule to enroll their kids in school unless they get a medical exemption.
Measles Outbreak Giving Patients 'Immune Amnesia,' Body Forgets How To Fight Other Dangerous GermsIn the most severe cases, "they're just as vulnerable as if they were infants," said study senior author Stephen Elledge, a Harvard geneticist.
Doctors Working On Possible Breakthrough Vaccine Against Disease-Carrying Ticks, Lyme Disease“First it will K-O the bacterium inside the tick, further it will also stop the conveyor belt that gets the Lyme into you and finally, it will also block Lyme even once its inside the body,” Dr. Schutzer explained.
Medical Experts Urging Teens To Keep Up With VaccinationsWhen adolescents go off to school, they're exposed to any number of potentially serious, even deadly diseases.