Dr. Max Gomez On FDA's COVID Booster Shot RecommendationAn FDA advisory panel endorsed booster shots only for those 65 and older or a high risk for severe disease.
San Gennaro Fesitval Kicks Off Amid Renewed COVID ConcernsAs the San Gennaro Festival starts in New York City, health officials are investigating if another outdoor festival caused a COVID cluster and the FDA is debating the future of booster shots; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
New Jersey Senator Says COVID Survivors Should Enjoy Same Benefits As Fully Vaccinated PeopleThere’s a new effort to offer a legal pathway towards refusing the COVID vaccine while enjoying the benefits of getting the shot; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Nation's Top Scientists Meeting Friday To Debate COVID Booster Shot ApprovalFDA approval for COVID booster shots could be imminent with the nation's top scientists meeting to debate final approval Friday, but not everyone will be eligible and not everyone is convinced a third shot is necessary; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
COVID Cluster Linked To Music Festival Prompts New Concern Over Big Events In NYCThere's a new COVID concern over big events in New York City. More than a dozen cases are being linked to the Electric Zoo Music Festival over Labor Day Weekend. Now with another annual festival kicking off in Little Italy, there is heightened awareness; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily COVID BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on COVID recovery, vaccine requirements and more in New York City.
NYC Announces Plan For Booster ShotsMayor Bill de Blasio says the city will be ready whenever the FDA begins rolling out the booster shots.
New Numbers Show NYCHA Residents Have Died From COVID At Higher Rate Than Rest Of CityAlarming new numbers of the city health department show people who live in public housing have died from COVID at a higher rate than the rest of the city; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
COVID Cluster Linked To Electric Zoo Festival Under InvestigationThe New York City health department is investigating a cluster of COVID cases linked to the Electric Zoo Music Festival.
COVID Outbreaks Reported In Schools Across New JerseyThere's concern over a rise in COVID-19 cases amongst students at some New Jersey schools. The state health commissioner says there are six outbreaks in schools across the state, and now there's an effort to get more children vaccinated; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Clinical Trial Being Launched For Drug That Could Help Alzheimer's Patients With AgitationOne of the biggest stress inducers for Alzheimer's disease caregivers is agitation. Right now, there are no FDA approved drugs for this, but there is a new clinical trial just beginning that could change that; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Data Shows Increased COVID Death Rates For NYCHA ResidentsTroubling new data has been released about COVID and residents of the New York City Housing Authority. Some city leaders say increased death rates are a wake-up call; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
2 Vaccine Mandates In New York Temporarily HaltedSeparate court rulings temporarily halted mandatory vaccines for teachers in New York City and medical workers in the state; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Gov. Hochul Gives Latest COVID UpdateGov. Kathy Hochul gives latest update on COVID recovery, vaccine requirements and more in New York.
Mayor De Blasio's Daily COVID BriefingMayor Bill de Blasio holds daily briefing on COVID recovery, vaccine restrictions and more in New York City.
New York Vaccine Mandates Hit Legal ChallengesCourt rulings temporarily halted teachers in New York City and medical workers in the state from being required to get the shot. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Prostate Cancer Awareness: Early Detection Remains Key FactorThere will be nearly a quarter of a million prostate cancer cases this year and more than 34,000 patients will die. Even worse, Black men are more than twice as likely to die from prostate cancer. But, as CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports, it doesn't have to be that way.
Upstate Hospital Workers Quit Over Vaccine MandateAn upstate New York hospital says it will have to stop delivering babies due to staffing issues.
Back To School For NYC StudentsNew York City public school students make a full return to in-person classes Monday, with no remote option. CBS2's John Dias has the details.
New York City Public Schools Ready For Return Of In-Person Learning On MondayStill, some parents still say they wish the city had enacted a remote option. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
NYC Public Schools Gearing Up For First Day Back To In-Person LearningThe city will also begin enforcing the COVID-19 vaccination mandate at certain businesses. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the story.
New Study Finds Convalescent Plasma Potentially Harmful To COVID PatientsEarly in the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a glimmer of hope for treating patients with something called convalescent plasma. But a new study says it doesn't work. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
NYC Workers, Students Get Ready To Head Back Next WeekNew York City municipal workers return to the office full time Monday. This comes as President Biden issued his most aggressive COVID vaccine mandate yet for the country. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate For Federal WorkersPresident Biden announced a new plan that includes mandatory vaccinations for federal workers, contractors and private sector companies. CBS2's John Dias reports.