India 'Double Mutant' COVID Variant Driving Catastrophic Surge Also Found In U.S., Bay AreaAmid an exponential rise in COVID cases in India, the so-called "double mutant" strain helping fuel India's cases has now been found across the U.S., including in the Bay Area and in at least 18 other countries and territories.
CSU, UC To Require Students, Staff To Be Vaccinated Against COVID Pending Full Approval Of VaccineStudents going to the California State University or the University of California this fall will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a joint announcement from the university systems.
Santa Clara County Increasing Number Of COVID-19 Vaccine AppointmentsSanta Clara County health officials announced late Sunday that the local supply of the COVID vaccine has increased and as a result thousands of appointments have been added this week.
Marshawn Lynch Addresses COVID Vaccine Hesitancy In Interview With 'Dr. Faucheezy'Former NFL star and Oakland native Marshawn Lynch is addressing the hesitancy among members of Black and Hispanic communities about getting a COVID vaccine through an interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci.
COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses PulledThousands of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being pulled over concerns about a rare but serious side effect. As Bay Area counties hit pause on distributing the vaccine, doctors are learning more about how effective they are overall and for how long.
President Biden Opens Up COVID Vaccine Eligibility For All Adults By April 19President Biden announced Tuesday that the deadline for adult eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines nationwide is being moved up to April 19. Mr. Biden had previously called for states and territories to make all adults eligible for shots by May 1.
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.
COVID: Vaccine Has Bay Area Experts Optimistic Despite CDC Warning Of 'Impending Doom'A dire warning of 'an impending doom' was issued from the director of the Centers for Disease Control, but is a fourth and deadly COVID-19 surge really around the corner?
Lack Of Supply Hampering COVID Vaccination Efforts In Santa Clara CountyThere is growing confusion and deepening concern over when members of the general public will become eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine and if there will be an adequate supply.
COVID: Bay Area Vaccine Hunters Help Those Eligible Struggling To Find AppointmentsMany who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in the Bay Area are still struggling to find an appointment. That’s where some online vaccine hunters are stepping in to help.
Thousands Who Received Lesser COVID Vaccine Dose At Oakland Coliseum Told Amount Is OKRoughly 6,300 people who received a COVID-19 vaccination at the Oakland Coliseum last week may have received slightly less than the dosage recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention but are not advised to repeat the dose, the California Department of Public Health said Monday.