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CDC releases guidance documents in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine rollout for kids ages 5-11

The CDC has sent out a document to states with guidance on how to set up vaccine programs for children ages 5-11. Officials plan to meet within the next three weeks to discuss the lower dose versions of the vaccine to help ... MORE
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Johnson & Johnson booster to be FDA reviewed soon, but recent data complicates it

With the meeting coming up for the FDA to recommend the use of booster vaccines for Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, the new data released causes more confliction. The FDA has cited that there is not enough evidence to fully recommend the ... MORE
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Another brand of the COVID-19 booster may be what works the best for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

A study released Wednesday shows that anyone with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may do better with a booster shot from Moderna or Pfizer compared to a second Johnson and Johnson dose. Research shows as long as the booster is one of ... MORE
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Pfizer has a booster vaccine, but when will Moderna and Johnson & Johnson?

The Pfizer booster shot has been approved for COVID-19 for certain people, but following the CDC and FDA’s discussions, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna have not been brought up. The CDC states there is not enough data for the safety and effectiveness ... MORE
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Pfzier seeks emergency use authorization for COVID vaccine in young kids, but is it really safe?

Pfizer is seeking emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to make its COVID-19 vaccine available for children ages 5 to 11. Last week talks of preliminary data showing strong results among children 5 to 11 was publicized by Pfizer ... MORE
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Pfizer booster clinic to be held in Ontario County Wednesday

A COVID booster shot clinic is being held in Ontario County this Wednesday. The Ontario County Highway Office in Canandaigua will offer third Pfizer doses from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Only those who have had Pfizer and it’s been at least ... MORE
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Wegmans Pharmacy is now offering the COVID-19 booster vaccine to qualifying people

Anyone that qualifies for the booster vaccine may now schedule an appointment for the shot at their local Wegmans. The appointments need to be made online. Shots are free. Wegmans Pharmacy asks that people scheduled for the booster bring their vaccine card ... MORE
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Everything you need to know about the booster vaccine

There are many questions surrounding the Pfizer booster vaccine, especially after the CDC director admitted to understanding American’s confusion surrounding it. The number one stipulation to getting it is a person must have had the Pfizer vaccine and the second dose must ... MORE
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States work hard to balance the amount of COVID-19 vaccines they keep on hand to avoid letting them go to waste

At this moment there are over 40 million vaccines available for Americans to get all the shots they need. This takes into account those that need initial vaccines and those who qualify for the booster shots. It also covers the kids ages ... MORE
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Pfizer CEO says they are almost ready to submit data on vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

The CEO of Pfizer says they are almost ready to submit data to U.S. regulators to obtain federal authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to children between the ages of 5 and 11. As Delta continues to target children and ... MORE
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Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the CDC, admits to understanding the confusion behind who can qualify for a COVID-19 booster shot

The head of the CDC, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, is admitting to recognizing the confusion throughout the country about who can and can’t get the COVID-19 booster shot. The only people who would qualify to begin with are those who got the Pfizer ... MORE
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Boosters could make vaccine manufacturers billions if they become broadly approved

If boosters become available to everyone, vaccine makers are on track to make billions. Though President Joe Biden’s administration has made it seem that everyone could get the booster, the FDA and CDC have rejected the plan. Leaders believe it will only ... MORE
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Pfizer officially releases list of side effects that can happen from the COVID booster vaccine

300 participants were tested during a trial of the Pfizer booster shot and the FDA has shared the results. COVID-19 booster shot side effects The most common side effects were fatigue at 63.7%, headaches at 48.4%, and muscle pain at 39.1%. Pfizer ... MORE
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Why is there no COVID vaccine for kids yet? When will Pfizer get FDA approval?

Why is it taking so long for the COVID-19 vaccine to be approved in kids under 12? Parents have been raising concerns about this issue as kids head back to the classroom for the start of the school year. It’s most problematic ... MORE
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Should students eligible for COVID vaccine get the shot before returning to in-person learning?

Should parents get their students vaccinated before heading back to school? While children under 12 still are not eligible to get the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines – those over that age are eligible. It has put some parents ... MORE