Health

CDC advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

Atlanta, May 12, 2021 - U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday — just...

Guest Editorial: Building a resilient and inclusive global health system together – Taiwan can...

By Dr. Shih-chung Chen, Minister of Health and Welfare, Republic of China (Taiwan) The threat that emerging infectious diseases pose to global health and the...

US children ages 12 to 15 could begin Covid-19 vaccinations Thursday

Washington DC, May 11, 2021 - US regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said...

Feeling young can lead to better health, says German study

Berlin, May 11, 2021 ? The simple fact of feeling young could help promote better health and longer life, according to a German study....

US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines

Washington DC, May 6, 2021 — The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help...

US birth rate drops to lowest in over 40 years as pandemic-led stress rises

Washington DC, May 5, 2021 - Americans had the lowest number of babies in more than four decades last year, mirroring a slump in...

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

New York, April 27, 2021 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying...

U.S. calls for pause to J&J COVID-19 vaccine over rare blood clots

Washington DC, April 13, 2021 - U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after six...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots...

Georgians 16+ eligible for COVID vaccine starting Thursday, March 25, 2021

Atlanta, March 23, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp announced the state will expand its COVID vaccine...