Tag: covid-19 vaccine
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday she’s making $65 million in state funding available for Covid-19 booster shot distribution by local government health departments.
The FDA fully approved the two-dose vaccine for use in people age 16 and older.
The U.S. government said on Wednesday it plans to make Covid-19 vaccine booster shots widely available starting on Sept. 20 as infections rise from the coronavirus Delta variant, citing data indicating diminishing protection from the vaccines over time.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) employees and New York staff at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will have to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or submit to weekly testing by Labor Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
New York’s mass Covid-19 vaccination site at Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus will close on July 26, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday.
Some teenagers and young adults who received Covid-19 vaccines experienced heart inflammation, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group said, recommending further study of the rare condition.
A former CVS employee from Levittown was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly possessing partially filled-out Covid-19 vaccination cards that he planned to give to friends and family to write their own information on, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed significantly.