Comedian and television host Bill Maher questioned the usefulness of COVID-19 booster shots during an interview with Deadline and said that he will not be getting one.
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that adults who have been vaccinated with Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine can get a booster dose five months after completing the primary series of shots. The previous recommendation was to wait six months. Moderna's stock was down 0.2% in trading on Friday. The suggested window between getting BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc.'s was also recently shortened to five months from six months. "Today's action also brings consistency in the timing for...
The Department of Health released Monday a checklist for people who want to get boosters but had COVID-19 or experienced symptoms.
Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Sir Michael McBride urged people to get vaccinated.
"Once a year -- it is easier to convince people to do it. It is easier for people to remember," Pfizer Inc's chief executive, Albert Bourla, said.
Covid vaccine booster shots offer strong protection against hospitalization from the omicron variant, 3 studies from the CDC published Friday find.
NSW chief health officer Kerry Chant sounded the alarm as a record 36 people died with Covid in NSW on Monday and only three of them were unvaccinated.
Apple employees may have to stay up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines if they want to avoid significant hassles. The Verge says it has seen internal email revealing that Apple will require corporate and retail staff to offer proof of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots if they want to enter offices or stores from February 15th onward. Once an employee is eligible for a booster, they'll have four weeks to get it and provide evidence.
The CDC recommends third doses for immunocompromised kids age 5 and up, and booster doses for all children 12 and up.
The advice comes as the FDA has authorized Moderna booster shots to be given at least five months after the second dose.
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NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet and Victorian leader Daniel Andrews have reduced the booster wait time from four to three months on Wednesday as the states look to reduce the strain on hospitals.