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September 28, 2022, 8:15 PM

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

The study looked at nearly 20,000 women around the world.
September 28, 2022, 8:15 PM
New study confirms that COVID-19 vaccines can temporarily affect menstruation
September 28, 2022, 7:39 PM

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.
September 28, 2022, 7:39 PM
COVID-19 vaccine linked to temporary changes in menstrual cycles, study confirms
September 26, 2022, 9:10 PM

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.
September 26, 2022, 9:10 PM
Pfizer submits bivalent COVID booster to FDA for use in children ages 5 and up
September 26, 2022, 3:05 PM

Pfizer seeks to expand omicron booster to 5- to 11-year-olds

Pfizer asks the FDA to expand use of its COVID-19 booster to 5- to 11-year-olds.
September 26, 2022, 3:05 PM
September 24, 2022, 4:20 PM

NYC appeals ruling over vaccine mandate for police officers

Judge ruled city doesn't have authority to fire police for not getting vaccine.
September 24, 2022, 4:20 PM
September 23, 2022, 8:21 PM

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.
September 23, 2022, 8:21 PM
4.4 million Americans have received an updated bivalent COVID-19 booster
September 23, 2022, 12:17 AM

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.
September 23, 2022, 12:17 AM
CDC director weighs in on whether pandemic is over
September 22, 2022, 1:41 PM

Israel rolls out new omicron-tailored COVID-19 vaccines

Israel has started administering doses of the new COVID-19 vaccine tailored to fight the highly infectious omicron variant
September 22, 2022, 1:41 PM
Israel rolls out new omicron-tailored COVID-19 vaccines
September 21, 2022, 11:38 PM

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.
September 21, 2022, 11:38 PM
Updated boosters for some children 'weeks' from authorization: FDA vaccine chief
September 21, 2022, 9:19 PM

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.
September 21, 2022, 9:19 PM
Doctors urge Americans to get flu shot and COVID booster
September 21, 2022, 4:16 PM

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.
September 21, 2022, 4:16 PM
When experts say you should get flu shots, COVID boosters
September 21, 2022, 2:31 AM

Official: Canada likely to drop vaccine requirement to enter

An official familiar with the matter says Canada will likely drop the vaccine requirement for people who enter Canada by the end of September
September 21, 2022, 2:31 AM
September 20, 2022, 2:38 PM

NYC ending vaccine mandate for private employers on Nov. 1

New York City will lift its private-sector COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Nov. 1 but will continue to require city employees to be vaccinated against the virus
September 20, 2022, 2:38 PM
NYC ending vaccine mandate for private employers on Nov. 1
September 17, 2022, 12:49 AM

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.
September 17, 2022, 12:49 AM
White House coordinator encourages people to get booster before Halloween
September 16, 2022, 7:28 PM

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.
September 16, 2022, 7:28 PM
Best to get new booster before Halloween, White House COVID coordinator Dr. Jha says
September 12, 2022, 9:57 AM

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.
September 12, 2022, 9:57 AM
These states have the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates
September 9, 2022, 10:23 PM

States still struggling with low vaccination rates

There are 10 states with low full vaccination rates across the United States.
September 9, 2022, 10:23 PM
States still struggling with low vaccination rates
September 9, 2022, 12:20 AM

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.
September 9, 2022, 12:20 AM
White House urges Americans to get updated COVID-19 vaccine shots this fall
September 7, 2022, 3:44 AM

India and China clear needle-free COVID-19 vaccines

India and China have cleared two needle-free options for COVID-19 vaccinations
September 7, 2022, 3:44 AM
India and China clear needle-free COVID-19 vaccines
September 6, 2022, 3:50 PM

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.
September 6, 2022, 3:50 PM
Millions of doses of new COVID booster to roll out in coming days
September 5, 2022, 7:52 PM

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.
September 5, 2022, 7:52 PM
Rollout begins for omicron-specific COVID booster shots
September 4, 2022, 10:05 PM

'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."
September 4, 2022, 10:05 PM
'I am confident' omicron-specific boosters will work: former acting CDC director
September 4, 2022, 2:50 PM

Rollout of new COVID-19 booster shots being rolled out

For the first time, booster shots are being tailored to fight more than one strain of COVID-19 -- both the original virus and the omicron variant.
September 4, 2022, 2:50 PM
Rollout of new COVID-19 booster shots being rolled out
1 month ago

Omicron booster rollout planned

A few thousand locations across the country are offering new Pfizer and Moderna booster shots, designed to target the most recent variants.
1 month ago
Omicron booster rollout planned
1 month ago

CDC greenlights new COVID booster shots

Overnight the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the new doses designed to protect against the most common variants circulating.
1 month ago
CDC greenlights new COVID booster shots
1 month ago

CDC signs off on new COVID-19 boosters ahead of fall booster campaign

The boosters will target the latest omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, which make up 99% of new U.S. cases.
1 month ago
CDC signs off on boosters targeting omicron variants plus original COVID
1 month ago

CDC votes to recommend COVID booster shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has greenlit the new Pfizer and Moderna vaccine boosters, redesigned to target the new COVID-19 variants.
1 month ago
CDC votes to recommend COVID booster shots
1 month ago

FDA authorizes new COVID vaccine booster as at-home test program set to expire

The White House announced it will suspend its free at-home COVID-19 test program tomorrow due to a lack of funding from Congress.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes new COVID vaccine booster as at-home test program set to expire
1 month ago

Booster coverage is lowest among Black and Hispanic Americans: CDC

A new CDC report has found that first and second booster coverage is low among Black and Hispanic Americans compared to white and Asian Americans.
1 month ago
New statistics on booster coverage
1 month ago

CDC report shows booster coverage is lowest among Black, Hispanic and mixed-race Americans

The CDC report also found that booster coverage was highest among white and Asian Americans.
1 month ago
Report shows booster rate is lowest among Black, Hispanic and mixed-race Americans
1 month ago

Who can get the new COVID-19 booster shot

The FDA authorized new booster shots tailored to target omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5, which make up 99% of new cases.
1 month ago
Who can get the new COVID-19 booster shot
1 month ago

EU regulator clears tweaked versions of COVID vaccines

The European Medicines Agency has recommended the authorization of two coronavirus vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Inc., tweaked to include protection against an early version of the omicron variant
1 month ago
EU regulator clears tweaked versions of COVID vaccines
1 month ago

FDA approves new omicron targeted booster

The FDA has approved a new omicron variant targeted booster, which paves the way for shots to be administered within days.
1 month ago
FDA approves new omicron targeted booster
1 month ago

FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters

The FDA has authorized new COVID-19 boosters aimed at fighting omicron subvariants and Dr. Alok Patel discusses the new vaccines and provides an update on the monkeypox outbreak.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters
1 month ago

FDA authorizes new vaccine boosters to fight omicron variant

ABC News contributor Dr. John Brownstein discusses the authorization as well as the monkeypox pandemic and what people can do to protect themselves.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes new vaccine boosters to fight omicron variant
1 month ago

Here's what to know about fall COVID boosters

As the FDA authorizes a new COVID-19 vaccine booster for the fall, experts say they are confident in the shots' safety, but have questions about their efficacy.
1 month ago
FDA just authorized fall COVID boosters -- here’s what to know
1 month ago

FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters

The new boosters will target the original strain of COVID-19 as well as the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants.
1 month ago
FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters
1 month ago

California won't expand teen vaccines without parental OK

California won't allow teens age 15 and up to be vaccinated against the coronavirus without their parents' consent
1 month ago
California won't expand teen vaccines without parental OK
1 month ago

Unvaccinated cadets ordered off Coast Guard Academy campus

The academy is disenrolling seven cadets for failing to comply with the mandate.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Fall COVID-19 boosters could roll out soon pending green light from FDA, CDC

Unlike the original vaccines and boosters, these new shots will not go through a lengthy clinical trial process.
1 month ago
New COVID-19 boosters could soon roll out
1 month ago

Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech, accuses companies of violating patents

Moderna is suing Pfizer and BioNTech, accusing the companies of violating its patents on the groundbreaking mRNA technology used in COVID-19 shots.
1 month ago
Moderna sues Pfizer and BioNTech, accuses companies of violating patents
1 month ago

Moderna to sue BioNTech/Pfizer over COVID vaccine

Moderna to sue BioNTech/Pfizer over COVID vaccine.
1 month ago
Moderna to sue BioNTech/Pfizer over COVID vaccine
1 month ago

Moderna sues Pfizer, BioNTech over mRNA patents

The company alleges that Pfizer and BioNTech copied its mRNA technology, a central component to the development of COVID-19 vaccine.
1 month ago
Moderna sues Pfizer, BioNTech over mRNA patents
1 month ago

Tweaked COVID boosters close but how much will they help?

COVID-19 vaccines tweaked to better match today’s omicron threat are expected to roll out in a few weeks but how much will they help
1 month ago
Tweaked COVID boosters close but how much will they help?
1 month ago

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States

Novak Djokovic will not play in the U.S. Open, as expected, because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and thus is not allowed to travel to the United States
1 month ago
Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States
1 month ago

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine 73% effective in children under 5, updated data shows

Omicron subvariants, BA.4, and BA.5, were just beginning to emerge during the trial, and thus, efficacy results against these strains were inconclusive.
1 month ago
Pfizer's COVID vaccine 73% effective in children under 5: Study
1 month ago

Pfizer requests emergency use authorization from FDA for new omicron booster

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel joins to discuss the latest on the booster and how monkeypox is disproportionately affecting minority communities.
1 month ago
Pfizer requests emergency use authorization from FDA for new omicron booster
1 month ago

Pfizer seeks FDA authorization for new COVID booster

The pharmaceutical company has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to authorize their bivalent booster, designed to target the original variant and latest omicron subvariants.
1 month ago
Pfizer seeks FDA authorization for new COVID booster
1 month ago

Pfizer seeks OK of updated COVID vaccine booster for fall

Pfizer has asked U.S. regulators to authorize its combination COVID-19 vaccine that adds protection against the newest omicron relatives
1 month ago
Pfizer seeks OK of updated COVID vaccine booster for fall
1 month ago

UK authorizes booster vaccine that targets 2 COVID variants

British drug regulators became the first in the world to authorize Moderna’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine that targets the original 2020 virus and the BA.5 variant.
1 month ago
UK authorizes booster vaccine that targets 2 COVID variants