COVID: Johnson & Johnson Reports Dramatic Boost To Immunity After Second DoseJohnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that booster shots given two months after the first dose increased protection against the virus to 94 percent- comparable to Pfizer and Moderna.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek FDA Approval There was good news Monday morning for San Francisco Bay Area parents worried about the safety of their children from COVID-19 in the classroom. Pfizer says its vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and will seek FDA approval to begin administering the shots.
FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots for Elderly, High-Risk AmericansA panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisers voted unanimously Friday in favor of an emergency use authorization for a third dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, six months after some Americans completed their first two doses.
Health Officials Hope FDA's Full Approval Of Pfizer COVID Vaccine Will Convince HoldoutsBay Area public health officials are hoping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's full approval of the Pfizer COVID vaccine will convince the hesitant and the holdouts to get their shot.
Report: FDA to Give Pfizer COVID Vaccine Full Approval MondayFull approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is expected soon, according to reports.
Facebook Bans Russia-Based Firm Behind Smear Campaign On Pfizer, AstraZeneca VaccinesFacebook said Tuesday that it has removed hundreds of accounts linked to a mysterious advertising agency operating out of Russia that sought to pay social media influencers to smear COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and AstraZeneca.
COVID: SF Allows Supplemental Dose Of Pfizer Or Moderna For J&J Vaccine RecipientsIn what could be a first nationwide, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, while not recommending COVID vaccine boosters, is allowing some people to get them.
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.