COVID-19 Vaccine
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November 23, 2022, 2:41 AM

US renews push for COVID boosters as data show they protect

Americans who got the boosters appear better protected than those who didn't.
November 23, 2022, 2:41 AM
November 22, 2022, 11:22 PM

Boosters would prevent 'essentially every COVID death,' White House official says

"If folks get their updated vaccines and they get treated if they have a breakthrough infection, we can prevent essentially every COVID death in America," Dr. Jha said.
November 22, 2022, 11:22 PM
Boosters would prevent 'essentially every COVID death," White House official says
November 22, 2022, 2:09 PM

Moderna will seek FDA emergency use authorization for its vaccine in kids under 6

Moderna says it plans to seek emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine in children under age 6.
November 22, 2022, 2:09 PM
Moderna will seek FDA emergency use authorization for its vaccine in kids under 6
November 22, 2022, 1:41 PM

New York City vaccine mandate rollback prompts concerns of double standard

Mayor Eric Adams said he wanted to "level the playing field," and dropped the proof of vaccine requirement for New York City's athletes and entertainers.
November 22, 2022, 1:41 PM
NYC vaccine mandate rollback prompts concerns of double standard
November 22, 2022, 1:09 PM

Officials expected to offer 2nd booster shot for those over 50 years old

Pfizer and Moderna asked the FDA last week to authorize another booster dose.
November 22, 2022, 1:09 PM
Officials expected to offer 2nd booster shot for those over 50 years old
November 22, 2022, 1:04 PM

What to know about a 2nd COVID-19 booster for people over age 50

Experts reveal what you need to know about the FDA's reported plan to authorize a second COVID booster shot for those aged 50 and older.
November 22, 2022, 1:04 PM
What to know about a 2nd COVID-19 booster for people over age 50
November 21, 2022, 1:18 AM

Tips on how to make your vaccine go the extra mile

The CDC highly recommends getting the flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine.
November 21, 2022, 1:18 AM
Tips on how to make your vaccine go the extra mile
November 21, 2022, 12:30 AM

3 ways you may be able to boost your vaccine response

The most important thing is to get vaccinated no matter the circumstances, doctors say.
November 21, 2022, 12:30 AM
3 tips that may help make your vaccines go the extra mile
November 14, 2022, 5:24 PM

Moderna says bivalent COVID-19 booster shot performs better against BA.5 omicron subvariant

Moderna released data from a Phase 2-3 clinical trial showing its bivalent COVID-19 booster shot performed better against the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants.
November 14, 2022, 5:24 PM
Moderna says bivalent booster performs better against BA.5 omicron subvariant
November 14, 2022, 4:52 PM

Moderna’s COVID-19 booster significantly more effective than original, company claims

At least 31 million Americans have received the updated booster shots since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized use in late August.
November 14, 2022, 4:52 PM
Moderna’s COVID booster significantly more effective than original, company claims
November 14, 2022, 11:18 AM

Pfizer, BioNTech say bivalent COVID-19 booster shot performs better against BA.5 omicron subvariant

Pfizer and BioNTech said that updated data from a Phase 2-3 clinical trial shows the bivalent booster performed better against the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants.
November 14, 2022, 11:18 AM
Pfizer, BioNTech say bivalent booster performs better against BA.5 omicron subvariant
November 11, 2022, 8:40 PM

How 3 counties reached the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in their states

Inside the vaccination efforts of three counties.
November 11, 2022, 8:40 PM
How 3 counties reached the highest COVID-19 vaccination rates in their states
November 11, 2022, 8:38 PM

As COVID-19 vaccine demand slips, officials look for new ways to reach more people

As the pace of U.S. vaccinations declines, officials say they are ramping up mobile COVID-19 vaccination efforts to get more shots into arms.
November 11, 2022, 8:38 PM
As vaccine demand slips, officials look for new ways to reach more people
November 7, 2022, 1:37 AM

Can you get an all-in-one COVID booster and flu shot?

Dr. Darian Sutton shares promising new research from the early stages of a new clinical trial.
November 7, 2022, 1:37 AM
Can you get an all-in-one COVID booster and flu shot?
November 4, 2022, 5:00 PM

Bivalent COVID shot more effective against BA.5 omicron subvariant, companies claim

At least 11.5 million Americans have received the latest bivalent COVID-19 shot.
November 4, 2022, 5:00 PM
Bivalent COVID shot more effective against BA.5 omicron subvariant, companies claim
November 4, 2022, 2:47 AM

Pfizer, BioNTech launch phase 1 trial on combined COVID-19 and flu vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Thursday that they have started a phase 1 trial on a combination COVID-19 and influenza vaccine.
November 4, 2022, 2:47 AM
Pfizer, BioNTech launch phase 1 trial on vaccine for COVID-19 and flu
1 month ago

Afraid of needles? China using inhalable COVID-19 vaccine

The inhalable COVID-19 vaccine is thought to be a world first.
1 month ago
China launches a COVID-19 vaccine inhaled through the mouth
1 month ago

NYC's COVID vaccine mandate for municipal workers was 'arbitrary and capricious,' judge says

New York City's COVID vaccination mandate for municipal workers was "arbitrary and capricious," and those who were fired over it should be reinstated, a judge wrote.
1 month ago
NYC's COVID vaccine mandate was 'arbitrary and capricious,' judge says
1 month ago

Biden gets new COVID vaccine, announces new virus initiatives

The Biden administration announced several initiatives to encourage Americans to get boosted.
1 month ago
Biden gets new COVID vaccine, announces new virus initiatives
1 month ago

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose

Pfizer will charge $110 to $130 for a dose of its COVID-19 vaccine once the U.S. government stops buying the shots
1 month ago
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose
1 month ago

CDC corrects conservative claim: They can recommend, not mandate COVID vaccines in schools

The CDC pushed back on a claim from Fox News' Tucker Carlson about requiring COVID vaccines for children in schools
1 month ago
CDC corrects claim: They can recommend, not mandate COVID vaccines in schools
1 month ago

CDC says it can’t mandate COVID vaccines in schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention responded to a segment by Fox News’ Tucker Carlson that falsely claimed otherwise.
1 month ago
CDC says it can’t mandate COVID vaccines in schools
1 month ago

WHO: COVID-19 vaccination rates have dropped 50% in Africa

The World Health Organization says the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses being given in Africa has dropped by more than 50% over the past three months
1 month ago
WHO: COVID-19 vaccination rates have dropped 50% in Africa
1 month ago

Get shot 'as soon as you’re eligible': Dr. Alok Patel on need for COVID fall booster

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Dr. Alok Patel about a possible COVID and flu surge this wi​nter, and what's concerning health officials about Americans who have not received an updated booster.
1 month ago
Get shot 'as soon as you’re eligible': Dr. Alok Patel on need for COVID fall booster
1 month ago

COVID variant concerns

Growing concern about new COVID variants leading to another winter surge.
1 month ago
COVID variant concerns
1 month ago

As Dr. Fauci prepares to exit, he reflects on his legacy and COVID decisions he would change

In an interview at his home, Dr. Anthony Fauci sat down with ABC News to talk about his public service, the COVID-19 pandemic and the criticism he's faced
1 month ago
As Fauci prepares to exit, he reflects on legacy and COVID decisions he would change
1 month ago

CDC signs off on updated COVID boosters for kids 5 and up

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the updated bivalent COVID-19 booster for younger children on Wednesday.
1 month ago
CDC signs off on updated COVID boosters for kids 5 and up
1 month ago

CDC authorizes updated booster shots for young children

The CDC announced it is authorizing updated booster shots for children as young as five years old.
1 month ago
CDC authorizes updated booster shots for young children
1 month ago

Only 11.5 million Americans have received the latest bivalent COVID-19 booster

Roughly 5.3% of the eligible U.S. population has gotten the booster that specifically targets the BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants.
1 month ago
Only 11.5 million Americans have received the latest bivalent COVID-19 booster
1 month ago

11.5M Americans have received updated COVID booster: CDC

CDC data shows that only 11.5 million Americans have received the updated COVID-19 booster.
1 month ago
11.5M Americans have received updated COVID booster: CDC
1 month ago

FDA authorizes bivalent booster for people 5 and up

The updated booster shots were initially authorized for people 12 years of age and older.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes bivalent booster for people 5 and up
1 month ago

FDA authorizes updated bivalent COVID-19 booster for children aged 5 and older

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the updated bivalent COVID-19 booster for children ages 5 and older Monday.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 booster for younger children
1 month ago

Scientists pan analysis Florida's surgeon general posted on COVID-19 vaccines

Vaccine experts say Florida's surgeon general's analysis that warns COVID-19 vaccines increase the risk of cardiac-related deaths in young men is misleading.
1 month ago
Scientists pan analysis Florida's surgeon general posted on COVID-19 vaccines
2 months ago

300,000 COVID deaths among seniors avoided because of vaccines, report finds

The reduction in severe COVID outcomes saved $16 billion in direct medical costs, the report found.
2 months ago
300,000 COVID deaths avoided because of vaccines, report finds
2 months ago

New study confirms that COVID-19 vaccines can temporarily affect menstruation

The study looked at nearly 20,000 women around the world.
2 months ago
New study confirms that COVID-19 vaccines can temporarily affect menstruation
2 months ago

COVID-19 vaccine linked to small, temporary changes in menstrual cycles, study finds

Experts say the changes to the menstrual cycle are not a cause for concern.
2 months ago
COVID-19 vaccine linked to temporary changes in menstrual cycles, study confirms
2 months ago

Pfizer submits bivalent COVID booster to FDA for use in children ages 5 and up

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel discusses this emergency use authorization request and what Americans can expect regarding COVID this fall.
2 months ago
Pfizer submits bivalent COVID booster to FDA for use in children ages 5 and up
2 months ago

4.4 million Americans have received an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster

On average, approximately 390,000 shots are going into arms each day across the country.
2 months ago
4.4 million Americans have received an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster
2 months ago

CDC director weighs in on whether pandemic is over, says bivalent COVID shot is 'critically important'

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that the U.S. is certainly in a "very different place" in terms of the pandemic, compared to one or two years ago.
2 months ago
CDC director weighs in on whether pandemic is over
2 months ago

Updated boosters for elementary school-aged children 'weeks' from authorization: FDA vaccine chief

Dr. Peter Marks, the vaccine chief at the Food and Drug Administration, said new boosters for 5- to 11-year-olds are just weeks away from authorization.
2 months ago
Updated boosters for some children 'weeks' from authorization: FDA vaccine chief
2 months ago

Doctors urge Americans to get flu shot and COVID booster

October is the best time to get the booster and flu shot, according to experts.
2 months ago
Doctors urge Americans to get flu shot and COVID booster
2 months ago

October the best time to get COVID boosters, flu shots, experts say

Experts say October may be an ideal window to boost immunity, they are also emphasizing the importance of getting vaccinated, period -- whenever you are able.
2 months ago
When experts say you should get flu shots, COVID boosters
2 months ago

White House coordinator encourages people to get booster before Halloween

White House COVID coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha told ABC News that eligible people should get the new COVID booster before the end of next month for maximum protection.
2 months ago
White House coordinator encourages people to get booster before Halloween
2 months ago

Best to get new booster before Halloween, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Jha says

Ideal to get the updated COVID vaccine between mid-September and mid-October, Dr. Ashish Jha said, and no later than the end of October.
2 months ago
Best to get new booster before Halloween, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Jha says
2 months ago

Which states have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates?

CDC data shows which states have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates and what can be expected as the United States heads into the fall and winter.
2 months ago
These states have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates
3 months ago

States still struggling with low vaccination rates

There are 10 states with low full vaccination rates across the United States.
3 months ago
States still struggling with low vaccination rates
3 months ago

White House urges Americans to get updated COVID-19 vaccine shots this fall

The Biden administration has secured over 170 million doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccine shots.
3 months ago
White House urges Americans to get updated COVID-19 vaccine shots this fall
3 months ago

Millions of doses of new COVID booster to roll out in coming days

The first major upgrade to the COVID-19 vaccine targets omicron subvariants, which account for 99% of all new cases.
3 months ago
Millions of doses of new COVID booster to roll out in coming days
3 months ago

Rollout begins for omicron-specific COVID booster shots

After the CDC approved the new shots last week, rollout for the boosters began with some of the first shots being administered in New York City.
3 months ago
Rollout begins for omicron-specific COVID booster shots
3 months ago

'I am confident' omicron-specific boosters will work: former acting CDC director

ABC News' Martha Raddatz interviews Dr. Richard Besser, former acting CDC director, on "This Week."
3 months ago
'I am confident' omicron-specific boosters will work: former acting CDC director