CDC Covid-19 Vaccine Announcement

Today, HHS public health and medical experts released a joint statement on the plan for COVID-19 booster doses. HHS, CDC, and FDA continue to study data to understand how long vaccine protection lasts. The authorized COVID-19 vaccines continue to effectively reduce the risk of severe disease, hospitalization, and death, even against the highly prevalent Delta […]

Study Outlines Significant Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Childhood Vaccination Rates

Childhood vaccination rates in Texas showed a sharp decline during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published in Vaccine. The researchers used data from a statewide immunization registry to determine how immunization rates changed over a 10-year period for children at 4 age milestones: 1 month, 5 months, 16 months, and 24 months. They also […]

Breaking News: CDC Halts J&J Vaccine

Breaking news: Federal health agencies have called for an immediate pause in use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID19 vaccine after six clotting cases in the U.S., in which one woman has died. Nearly 7 million people in the U.S. have received Johnson & Johnson shots so far, and about 9 million more doses have […]