Novavax becomes latest COVID-19 vaccine option in U.S.
More COVID-19 vaccine choice. That was the outcome after the Food and Drug Administration moved to approve Novavax shots for adults in the U.S. It's already available in other countries across the world. However, the ... more
Vaccine incentives seem to work. But who’s paying for them?
People are being encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 with cash incentives. But who is paying for it? Can I get reinfected by Omicron? Where is this happening? In Ohio, many people were taking advantage ... more
COVID-19: FDA postpones decision on vaccines for kids under 5
The FDA is waiting to make a decision on COVID-19 vaccines for children under five years old because it is still being studied. There may be a need for a third dose. How long is ... more
How long is the COVID-19 booster good against Omicron?
The COVID-19 booster improves protection against Omicron. But how long does it last? COVID-19: new symptoms develop 1 month after infection Here is what the CDC says about length of effectiveness Centers for Disease Control ... more
COVID-19 vaccine for infants, toddlers may be available by Feb. 21
Infant doses of the Pfizer vaccine could be administered as early as February 12. With this dose, children as young as six months old can get vaccinated against COVID-19. Johnson & Johnson stops making it’s ... more
Johnson & Johnson stops making it’s single dose COVID-19 vaccine
Johnson & Johnson has reported that they are no longer making a single dose COVID-19 vaccine. This may be a sign that they are cutting back on overall vaccine production. Can hamsters give humans COVID-19? ... more
CDC supports FDA’s decision for full approval of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention openly support Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation to fully approve Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for people age 18 and older. This means there is another fully approved vaccine for ... more
Experts raise concern over a COVID-19 vaccine authorization plan for kids under 5
The FDA is considering authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of five. Pfizer and BioNTech have developed a vaccine for children under the age of five — without evidence yet that ... more
Could COVID-19 vaccination status impact placement on organ transplant list?
Two men both needed a heart transplant, one is an unvaccinated dad and the other has a criminal history. Only one man got a heart. This case leaves many wondering if doctors can make medical ... more
Believing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation associated with depression
A new study found that adults with moderate depressive symptoms are more likely to believe misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. This study examined information from 15,464 adults from all 50 states in the U.S. COVID-19: United ... more
Today’s COVID vaccine clinic in Schuyler County cancelled due to weather
The COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Schuyler County has been cancelled due to weather. This Friday's COVID vaccine clinic has been cancelled due to the weather. Anyone who was planning to attend this clinic can attend ... more
COVID-19: Vaccine for children under 5 could be a reality
Pfizer said their COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of five could be available in February. Pfizer and BioNTech are expected to submit their COVID-19 vaccine plan for children under 5 years old to ... more
COVID-19 vaccine by Moderna called Spikevax newly approved by FDA
The FDA just approved a second COVID-19 produced by Moderna, it will be marketed as Spikevax. Spikevax, Moderna's new vaccine met the “rigorous standards for safety, effectiveness and manufacturing quality required for approval," according to ... more
Pediatric Pfizer doses available in Seneca County
Friday, February 4, 2022 vaccine clinic in Waterloo Children ages 5-11 will be eligible to receive a pediatric dose of Pfizer at this upcoming vaccine clinic. Click here to view the flyer. The clinic will ... more
Upcoming vaccine clinic in Canandaigua
A vaccine clinic is will be held February 2, 2022 in Canandaigua. Pediatric and booster doses will be available. Walk-ins will be welcome, but registration is encouraged (and appreciated). The clinic will take place at ... more
Vaccination gap could lead to a new variant
World Health Organization warned that the recent surge of Omicron cases and the vaccination gap around the world could lead to another variant. More than three billion people have not received their first dose of ... more
Will there be a COVID-19 vaccine specifically for Omicron?
Pfizer and BioNTech began clinical trials for a specific COVID-19 vaccine for the Omicron variant. Pfizer announced that the clinical study is to "evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of an Omicron-based vaccine." Experts say ... more
Rushville vaccine clinic today, other upcoming locations too
Appointments and walk-ins available today in Rushville vaccination clinic January 28, 2022, COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Rushville Hose Company. 14 Railroad Ave, Rushville, NY 14544 Walk-ins are welcome however; registration online is encouraged. Please ... more
COVID-19 vaccine and shingles
Can the COVID-19 vaccine reactivate shingles? Research says it could be possible, but it's not common. Shingles is a common condition that is characterized by a rash. Some studies suggest that the COVID-19 vaccine can ... more