COVID-19 vaccine boosters: Who is eligible?
U.S. health authorities’ move last week to authorize and recommend the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain individuals who received a second dose six months ago has left about 20 million Americans eligible, according to Jeff Zients, White House COVID-19 response coordinator.
WHO to revive probe into COVID-19 origins, officials warn time is running out
The World Health Organization is developing a team of about 20 scientists who will be tasked with uncovering the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak-- and officials warned that time could be running out, according to a report.
CDC director denies defying agency panel over COVID-19 booster recommendations
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky denied overruling an agency advisory committee that had reportedly refused to endorse Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots during a White House briefing Friday afternoon.
Asthma organization warns of new social media trend using hydrogen peroxide to treat COVID-19
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has issued a warning about a concerning new social media trend in which people are breathing in hydrogen peroxide through nebulizers to treat or prevent COVID-19.