Outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday voted unanimously to recommend regulators authorize a second shot of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to better protect Americans who received the one-dose vaccine.
Gov. Kathy Hochul confirmed Wednesday she will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that allows healthcare workers to ask for a religious exemption to the state’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate.
A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that New York State cannot impose a Covid-19 vaccine mandate on healthcare workers without allowing for religious exemption requests.
Northwell Health has terminated 1,400 staffers for failing to get the Covid-19 vaccine by the New York State-mandated deadline of Sept. 27, the state's largest medical group confirmed Monday.
The debate over whether children should be required to wear masks in schools has spilled over from school district board meetings and classrooms to the courtroom.
Dozens of hospital staffers across Long Island were fired or suspended for not complying with a New York State mandate to get the Covid-19 vaccine by the Sept. 27 deadline, officials said.
As Merck & Co and Pfizer Inc prepare to report clinical trial results for experimental Covid-19 antiviral pills, rivals are lining up with what they hope will prove to be more potent and convenient oral treatments of their own.
Gov. Kathy Hochul is considering employing the National Guard and out-of-state medical workers to fill hospital staffing shortages with tens of thousands of workers possibly losing their jobs for not meeting a Monday deadline for mandated Covid-19 vaccination.
Gov. Kathy Hochul will deploy over 120 vaccination vans across to help boost vaccination rates among young New Yorkers.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Monday their Covid-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5- to 11-year-olds, and they plan to ask for authorization to use the vaccine in children in that age range in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere as soon as possible.