Justin Andrews reports on students at an Oakland charter school returning to the classroom for the first time since 2020 shutdown (8-2-2021)
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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11; Will Seek FDA ApprovalMola Lenghi reports on Pfizer seeking FDA approval for use of their vaccine with children age 5-11 after trials (9-20-2021)
Vaccinations And Pregnancy: Stanford Dr. Anne Liu On COVID Booster Shots And When Expecting Moms Should Be VaccinatedStanford Dr. Anne Liu On COVID Booster Shots And When Expecting Moms Should Be Vaccinated
S.F. Schools, Public Health Dept. Partner to Provide Campus VaccinationsThe San Francisco Department of Public Health and San Francisco Unified School District are partnering to launch four vaccine clinics at city schools to improve accessibility and to encourage more families to get vaccinated. Max Darrow reports. (9-18-21)
San Mateo County Mounts Effort to Boost Coastside Vaccination RateSan Mateo County health officials are on a mission to improve vaccination rates. While most cities inland have high vaccination rates, there are a handful of spots along the coast that are lagging. Max Darrow reports. (9-17-21)
Talking COVID: Children and the Vaccine; Booster ShotsElizabeth Cook speaks with UCSF infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Chin-Hong about the latest findings and recommendations in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus. (9-17-21)
FDA Officials Discuss Approval of Booster Shot for Those Who Received Pfizer COVID VaccineNatalie Brand some people questioning Pfizer COVID vaccine booster requirement as FDA discusses issue (9-18-2021)
County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsJustin Andrews reports on an East Bay health officer backing COVID vaccinations being required for students in Contra Costa school districts (9-18-2021)
FDA to Consider Pfizer Application for COVID Booster ShotsThe decision on booster shots rests with an FDA advisory committee which is set to meet Friday to consider Pfizer's application for third-dose authorization. Andria Borba reports. (9-16-21)
Mountain View May Transform Bustling Castro Street Into Pedestrian Mall, PlazaThe charm of Downtown Mountain View could soon be changing with plans of transforming busy Castro Street into a pedestrian mall or plaza. Maria Cid Medina reports. (9/15/21)
COVID: Chase Center Hosts First Sold-Out Post-Pandemic Concert with Tame ImpalaWith proof of vaccination in hand, thousands are expected at Chase Center on Wednesday night to see Tame Impala for the first concert at the arena since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Andria Borba reports. (9/15/21)
COVID Mandate: Contra Costa County Toughens COVID Requirements For Indoor ActivitiesContra Costa County is joining San Francisco and Berkeley in requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test at the door to step inside certain businesses.
COVID: CoCo County To Require Proof Of Vaccination, Test To Enter Certain BusinessesTo stop the spread of COVID, Contra Costa County is joining cities like San Francisco and Berkeley to require proof of vaccination or a negative test to step into certain businesses. Andrea Nakano tells us where and when it takes effect.
UCSF Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Monica Gandhi on Pending Approval of COVID Vaccine for ChildrenElizabeth Cook interviews UCSF Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Monica Gandhi on how soon the FDA might give approval for children to receive the COVID vaccine (9-13-2021)
COVID Vaccines for Children as Young as 5 Could Be Approved SoonMeg Oliver reports on hope that COVID vaccine for children younger than 12 will be approved soon as New York City students return to class (9-13-2021)
FDA Approval of COVID Vaccine for Children Expected in Mid-OctoberPublic health officials are estimating the FDA may approve the Pfizer vaccine for children age five and up by mid-October. Devin Fehely reports. (9-12-21)
Talking COVID: UCSF Infectious Disease ExpertAllen Martin discusses the latest developments in the battle against COVID-19 with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease expert with UCSF. (9-10-21)
Los Angeles Requires COVID-19 Vaccine for Students 12 and UpThe Los Angeles board of education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person classes in the nation’s second-largest school district. (9-9-21)
Biden Announces Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate for Private CompaniesPresident Biden announced the most sweeping COVID-19 vaccine requirements yet on Thursday. Skyler Henry reports from Washington. (9-9-21)
President Biden To Announce New Plan to Fight Latest Stage of Coronavirus PandemicSkyler Henry reports on President Biden announcing a new six-point COVID plan to address still rising case numbers (9-9-2021)
COVID: Bay Area Housing Market Stays Hot Even Through PandemicThe Bay Area's hot housing market is showing no signs of slowing down even in the middle of a global pandemic. Maria Cid Medina reports. (9/8/21)
Health Experts Cautiously Optimistic About Delta Variant Surge WaningWilson Walker reports on local doctors saying Bay Area may be returning to lower case rates as delta variant wanes (9-7-2021)
Cupertino Parents Press for Online Learning Option as COVID Delta Variant SurgesA group of parents gathered at the Cupertino Union School District offices to meet with the superintendent and request an option to return to distance learning. Len Ramirez reports. (9/7/21)
COVID: Business Owners Hope Loss Of Federal Unemployment Benefits Brings Employees BackMore than 7 million Americans lost a lifeline when federal unemployment expired. Maria Cid Medina spoke to business owners who hope that will make their struggle to find workers easier.
COVID: Experts Warn Of Possible Increase In Cases After Labor Day WeekendWith millions of people traveling for the holiday weekend there are concerns COVID-19 cases could spike once again. Betty Yu talked to an expert at UCSF about what to expect after the holiday.