Professor Sarah Gilbert, one of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, is warning that more money needs to be devoted to research and preparations.
The vaccine alliance that helps run COVAX warned in internal documents that a substantial number of doses might only show up in late 2022 or even 2023.
Moderna chairman Noubar Afeyan joined "The Claman Countdown" Wednesday shortly after the first case of the omicron variant was reportedly detected in the U.S. to express concern for the nature of the new strand.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has decided that National Guard members who refuse COVID-19 vaccination will be barred from federally funded drills and training required to maintain their Guard status, saying, "Vaccination is essential to the health and readiness of the force."
U.S. health officials say they are actively searching for the omicron variant, as scientists work to understand whether the variant poses a new pandemic threat.
Officials from Moderna and Pfizer are assessing their responses to the new COVID-19 variant omicron and say it will take months to develop a tweaked shot if needed.
President Joe Biden is urging Americans to get vaccinated or get a booster shot, as researchers around the world are racing to learn more about a highly mutated new variant of the coronavirus the WHO has named omicron.
"Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot either when they are 6 months after their initial Pfizer or Moderna series or 2 months after their initial J&J vaccine," the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
A federal judge has blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate on health care workers in 10 states.
Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine. Last year, it chose “pandemic.”
Ten preteens from around New York have won college scholarships for 5-to-11-year-olds who get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The European Union has authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children as young as 5 years old.
The Italian government is targeting unvaccinated people in its latest effort to contain rising coronavirus infections.
Between Nov. 11 and Nov. 18, nearly 142,000 child cases were added — an increase of about 32% from two weeks ago and making up 25.1 percent of all the cases reported that week, AAP reported.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused many children to fall behind on their routine vaccine schedules, but the American Academy of Pediatrics is reassuring parents that in addition to those routine inoculations, it is safe for kids to add on the COVID-19 vaccine.
On Tuesday, one day after the deadline for compliance, 92% of the 3.5 million federal workers covered by Biden’s mandate reported to the government that they are at least partially vaccinated, according to White House officials.
The definition of being fully vaccinated could change as boosters become more widely available to adults in the U.S. but that’s only if the data shows it is necessary, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Microbiologist Amber Schmidtke's youngest son is one of 2 million kids who recently received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. She shares some Thanksgiving advice for parents of kids who are partially vaccinate. Schmidtke's advice: ask questions and be smart.
The rules pertain to non-U.S. nationals. American citizens and permanent residents may still enter the U.S. regardless of their vaccination status.
Scientists say vaccinating kids should not only slow the spread of the coronavirus but also help prevent potentially-dangerous variants from emerging. Each new infection brings another opportunity for the virus to mutate and evolve dangerous new traits.