The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against Covid-19, a White House official said on Thursday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be allowing restaurants and bars to operate indoors until midnight starting April 19 as vaccinations across the state reach a height of 39 percent and infection rates remain low.
U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine after six recipients developed a rare disorder involving blood clots.
Regeneron is pursuing U.S. approval for its COVID-19 monoclonal antibody cocktail as a preventative treatment after it helped cut the risk of symptomatic infections in households where someone else is ill, the U.S. drugmaker said on Monday.
New Covid-19 vaccine allocations will go directly to colleges and universities in New York, starting with schools in the SUNY and CUNY system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.
The highly contagious variant of COVID-19 first discovered in the United Kingdom has become the most common strain of the virus in the United States as cases continue to climb, a top U.S. health official said on Wednesday.
Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine is safe, effective and produces robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds, the companies said last week, paving the way for them to seek U.S. and European approval to use the shot in this age group within weeks.
By next week, homebound seniors in Nassau County can receive the Covid-19 vaccine through a new county initiative, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said Tuesday.
Immediately after being sworn into office on Monday, the newly elected mayor of Hempstead village, Waylyn Hobbs Jr, called for improved access to the coronavirus vaccine for the community’s residents.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech said on Thursday their vaccine is around 91% effective at preventing Covid-19, citing updated trial data that included participants inoculated for up to six months.