Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Sunday that people have to be honest with themselves when deciding whether to wear a mask after the agency lifted masking requirements for vaccinated people.
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People who got mixed doses of coronavirus vaccines -- receiving a different vaccine type as a second dose than the first dose -- appear to be more likely to experience mild side effects such as fever, chills, fatigue or headache, researchers in the UK reported Wednesday.
(WFSB) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday recommended the use of Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds. That paves the way for younger adolescents to begin receiving shots that public health officials say are key to school reopenings and, more importantly, stamping out the pandemic.
After the Centers for Disease Control endorsed the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 years and older, Gov. Ned Lamont said the shot is now available to those ages 12 to 15 in Connecticut.
U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday, just as expected new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get the shot at the same time as other needed vaccinations.
The benefits of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine outweigh any harms, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official told the agency's vaccine advisers Wednesday.
As the FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine for those ages 12 to 15, the state is preparing, and many parents have questions.
With kids as young as 12 are close to being able to get vaccinated, pediatricians are weighing in.
The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds.