COVID-19 vaccine mandates going into effect across parts of the United States are facing pushback from some Americans; Michael George reports for CBS2.
COVID Vaccine Mandates Across US Facing Pushback From Some AmericansCOVID-19 vaccine mandates going into effect across parts of the United States are facing pushback from some Americans; Michael George reports for CBS2.
FDNY Hero Firefighter Battling 9/11-Related Cancer Needs Bone Marrow TransplantAn FDNY hero firefighter is now the one who needs help as he battles a 9/11-related cancer; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.
FDA Panel Recommends Broad Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID BoosterAn FDA panel is recommending a broad use of the Johnson & Johnson booster shot; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
At Least 1 Dead In Long Island Legionnaires' Disease OutbreakA cluster of 10 people in one Long Island neighborhood have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
New Medical Center Dedicated To LGBTQ+ Community Opens In The BronxThere is now a new medical center dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community in the Bronx. It's a first for the borough, and it's a source of pride; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Spotswood High School Students Under Quarantine After Students Who Attended Homecoming Dance Test Positive For COVID-19In-school COVID-19 outbreaks reached 96 this week in New Jersey, and now nearly 200 students are under quarantine in Middlesex County after potential exposure during a school dance; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
FDA Panel Recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID Booster ShotAn FDA panel voted unanimously Friday to recommend a Johnson & Johnson COVID booster shot, saying the first dose did not provide strong enough protection; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
FDA Panel Approves Lower Dose Moderna COVID BoosterA key federal advisory committee began two days of meetings Thursday regarding booster shots for the Modern and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Experts Change Daily Aspirin Recommendation To Help Reduce Risk Of Heart Attack, StrokeMillions of Americans use aspirin each day to help reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke, but now, a panel of experts is telling doctors to stop with that recommendation, at least for some patients; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Apologizes To Families Who Lost Loved Ones In Nursing Homes To COVIDGov. Kathy Hochul is apologizing to families who lost loved ones after her predecessor ordered nursing homes to take in COVID patients. CBS2's Jessica Moore spoke with a woman who was in that private meeting.
Vaccinations For Elementary School Children Could Be Available As Early As NovemberThe effort to start vaccinating elementary school children could begin as early as November. Gov. Kathy Hochul says the state of New York is working with pediatricians on a rollout plan; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Officials Recommend Major Change In The Use Of AspirinThe panel now says millions of Americans taking aspirin should not take it to prevent heart disease and stroke. But, as CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, it depends on your age and other risk factors.
Gov. Hochul Says She’s Discussing Possibility Of Administering COVID Vaccine To Younger Children In SchoolsGov. Kathy Hochul said Wednesday she is working on plans to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine for younger children in New York state.
Federal Judge Temporarily Allows Religious Exemptions From COVID Vaccines For New York Health Care WorkersA federal judge has temporarily allowed health care workers in New York to skip mandatory COVID vaccines if they apply for religious exemptions. He granted a preliminary injunction Tuesday morning; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Psychological Effects Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Front-Line Health Care Workers Being StudiedThe 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. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Vaccination For Children Under 11 Could Be Right Around The CornerFirst, the FDA will hold another round of talks on authorization. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Surgeon Saves Throat Cancer Patient's VoiceboxA man diagnosed with throat cancer was told his only option was surgery to remove his voicebox. That would mean he'd have to breathe through a hole in his throat for the rest of his life. But a New York surgeon had another plan. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
ICU Nurse Sandra Lindsay Receives Pfizer’s COVID-19 Booster ShotThree of the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine recipients got booster shots on Wednesday. They are front-line workers and, therefore, eligible for the third dose of the Pfizer vaccine. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
NYC’s Mental Health Clubhouses Helping Those Suffering From COVID-Related IssuesFor some, mental illness gets in the way of day-to-day activities. Now, the city is hoping more people join clubhouses to get the help they need. CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order Against COVID Vaccine Mandate At NYC SchoolsIt’s the second day of the vaccine mandate for staff in New York City schools. That means all staff inside buildings must be vaccinated. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Experimental New Pill May Be Significant Advance In COVID TreatmentAn experimental new pill may prove to be a significant advance in the treatment of the coronavirus; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Broadway's 'Aladdin' Cancels Performances For 10 Days Due To COVID CasesNew COVID cases canceled Friday night's performance of Broadway's "Aladdin" minutes before showtime, and this time, the musical will be shut down for 10 days; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Breast Cancer Awareness Reminders More Important Than Ever Amid PandemicIt's October, and that means you'll be seeing a lot of pink for breast cancer awareness. This year, that reminder is more important than ever after many people skipped important cancer screenings because of the pandemic; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
SCOTUS Denies Request To Block NYC Schools Vaccine MandateThe Supreme Court will not block Mayor Bill de Blasio's vaccine mandate for New York City public school staff.