CDC Recommends Pfizer's COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 12 and UpThe CDC on Wednesday formally adopted a recommendation from a panel of its independent advisers to use Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents age 12 to 15.
COVID: FDA Grants Emergency Use for Pfizer Vaccine for Children Age 12-15The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, meaning access for millions more adolescents.
Pfizer: Study Shows COVID Vaccine 100% Effective For Children 12-15Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before they head back to school in the fall.
Bay Area Health Officers: Best COVID-19 Vaccine Is 'One You Can Get The Soonest'As some debate the differences between the approved COVID-19 vaccines, health officials across the Bay Area gave their endorsement of all three shots, saying the vaccines are highly effective.
COVID: Bay Area Vaccine Rollout Picks Up Speed, May Even Exceed Projections
COVID Vaccine: CDC Anaphylaxis Study Reveals Individuals Most At-Risk For Allergic ReactionWhen it comes to allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control published a new anaphylaxis study in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
COVID Vaccines: Monterey Bay Aquarium Lends Hospital Ultra-Cold Freezer To Help Store Pfizer ShotThe Monterey Bay Aquarium has stepped up to help fight COVID-19 in the community by loaning an ultra-cold freezer to a nearby hospital to store the Pfizer vaccine.
COVID Vaccines: Marin County Senior Care Health Workers Receive Pfizer DosesAfter hospital workers in the Bay Area were among the first to get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week, caregivers at a senior facility in Marin County received their doses Thursday.
COVID Vaccine: California Told Quantity For Next Pfizer Vaccine Shipment SlashedCalifornia's next vaccine shipment will be about 40% less than state health officials initially thought it would be, according to reports.
COVID Vaccines: Ultracold Freezers For Pfizer Shot Arrive In San Mateo County With Distribution Set To BeginTwo sub-zero freezers slated to store thousands of doses of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 have arrived in San Mateo County, county officials said Wednesday.
Bay Area Hospitals Prepare For Sunday Arrivals Of First COVID Vaccine Shipments In just hours, the first doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine will be shipped from its manufacturing plant to hundreds of locations across the country including the San Francisco Bay Area.
COVID Vaccine: Bay Area Frontline Workers Set to Receive 1st Pfizer Doses MondayFriday night, the FDA approved Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine and the first doses could be delivered to predesignated sites across the Bay Area as soon as overnight Sunday.
COVID Pandemic: FDA Approves Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine For Emergency UseThe FDA on Friday approved Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, kicking off a massive effort to initially deliver nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine to more than 600 sites nationwide.
COVID Vaccines: Hospitals Across California Prepare To Get First DosesAs California reported a record of nearly 35,500 positive coronavirus cases on Friday, there's a glimmer of hope: The state is awaiting the first batch of coronavirus vaccine.
COVID Pandemic: Pfizer Vaccine Heads to FDA for Approval as Bay Area Awaits 1st ShipmentsThe FDA authorization of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine could come within the next couple days now that a government advisory panel has voted to approve its emergency use.