CDC identifies possible 'safety concern' for certain people receiving COVID vaccines
The Centers for Disease Control says that a preliminary COVID-19 vaccine "safety signal" has been identified and is investigating whether the Bivalent Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine creates an increased risk of ischemic stroke in people 65 and older.
Federal judge says vaccine choice doesn't outweigh safety requirements in medical settings
US. District Court Judge Donald Molloy on Friday permanently blocked a section of a law that said it was discriminatory for most employers to require workers to be vaccinated against communicable diseases.
FDA clears bivalent COVID-19 booster shots for children under 5
The FDA has authorized use of the tweaked shots starting at age 6 months, but just who is eligible depends on how many vaccinations they’ve already had.
Fauci urges Americans — one last time — to get the updated COVID-19 booster
Dr. Fauci, who is just weeks away from retirement, had a consistent, familiar message for Americans during his last time at the podium — get your COVID shot.
US health officials renew push for COVID-19 boosters, amid new data on efficacy
Only about 13% of U.S. adults have gotten the updated booster.
China begins administering oral COVID-19 vaccine
The needle-free vaccine is a mist that gets sucked in through the mouth.
Biden gets latest COVID booster, urging more Americans to get theirs
Over 20 million people, including nearly 1 in 5 older people, have gotten the new vaccine, which was formulated to target the coronavirus variants most dominant in the United States.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose
Pfizer said the commercial pricing for adult COVID-19 vaccine doses could start in early 2023, depending on when the U.S. government phases out its program of buying the shots.
With flu hitting Georgia early and hard, doctor recommends getting vaccinated soon
Georgia is being hit by an early surge in flu infections. The top doctor at the Georgia Department of Public Health says, if you have not had a flu shot, now is the time to get protected.
FDA OKs Novavax COVID-19 booster dose
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax.
FDA authorizes updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5
Only people who’ve gotten their initial Covid-19 vaccinations -- with any of the original-formula versions -- qualify for an updated booster.
White House: Get new COVID booster by Halloween
The White House is warning of a "challenging" virus season ahead and urging eligible Americans to get the updated COVID-19 boosters by Halloween to have maximum protection against the coronavirus by Thanksgiving and the holidays
Pfizer asks FDA to approve omicron COVID-19 booster shots for 5- to 11-year-olds
Elementary-aged children already received smaller doses of Pfizer’s original COVID-19 vaccine, a third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older.
4.4M Americans have received new omicron-targeted COVID-19 booster, CDC says
Some Americans who plan to get the shot, designed to target the most common omicron strains, said they are waiting because they either had COVID-19 recently or another booster.
DeKalb County offering $100 to get COVID shot or booster
DeKalb County is offering $100 to get COVID shot or booster at Stonecrest Mall Saturday, Sept. 24.
Should I get the new COVID booster and flu shot at the same time? Your questions, answered
With flu season approaching in the U.S., as well as the availability of the new omicron-designed COVID-19 booster for everyone 12 and up, here are some answers to common questions about the shots.
Georgia is 4th least vaccinated state in the nation, study finds
A new study says that Georgia ranks as one of the states with the lowest percentage of the population vaccinated against the flu, tetanus, HPV, and more
New bivalent COVID-19 booster shot to be offered in Georgia
Starting this week, the new bivalent COVID-19 booster shot is available to Georgia residents. This booster is said to arm recipients against the omicron strain of the coronavirus.
Do you need an updated COVID booster shot, and, if so, when? A pharmacist answers your questions.
The new updated COVID-19 booster shots are being rolled out across Georgia. So, do you need another booster, and, if so, when should you get one?
Atlanta Mayor Dickens tests positive for COVID-19, says he has 'minor symptoms'
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens tests positive for COVID-19 for second time.