FDA Recommends Changing Composition Of Covid-19 Vaccines For Use This FallThe US Food and Drug Administration decided Thursday to advise manufacturers that when they update the Covid-19 vaccine booster they should add an Omicron BA.4/5 component to the current vaccine mix.
FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific COVID Vaccines Are NeededThe United States is preparing for the possible need to update its Covid-19 vaccines.
FDA Authorizes Covid-19 Vaccines For Younger ChildrenThe Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines are now authorized for emergency use in young children. The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the authorizations for the vaccines Friday to include children as young as 6 months.
Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not BoostedPeople who are boosted are getting COVID at twice the rate of people who are vaccinated but not boosted. They're also being hospitalized at a higher rate. But experts say this doesn't mean you're twice as likely to get COVID after a boost.
CBS13 Investigates: 'Forever Chemicals,' COVID And Results From A New At-Home PFAS TestIn addition to many other health concerns, emerging research suggests higher levels of these PFAS "forever chemicals" in the body may lead to more severe COVID symptoms and may reduce the effectiveness of vaccines. A new test now allows the general public to identify the level of PFAS in their bodies at home.
FDA Authorizes 2nd Booster Of COVID Vaccine For Ages 50 And OverMore than 34 million Americans age 50 and older could soon be eligible to receive another booster shot, after the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had authorized a new round of the Moderna or Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for those who want them.
California Sets Feb. 1 Deadline For Health Worker COVID BoostersCalifornia's roughly 2.5 million health care workers have until Feb. 1 to get a coronavirus vaccine booster shot or risk losing their jobs, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday.
CSU Schools To Implement COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Requirement For Students And StaffCalifornia State University campuses will be joining University of California schools in requiring COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for students and staff.
California More Prepared For Latest Surge Of New COVID CasesCalifornia is poised for a surge in new coronavirus infections as a far more contagious version of the disease spreads among holiday parties and family gatherings forced indoors by a series of winter storms.
UC Davis Plays Major Role In City Of Davis' Vaccination RateDavis could be one of the safest cities in California when it comes to coronavirus with strict mask-wearing policies and now an 84% vaccination rate.
Clements Bar Alcohol License Suspended After Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Card Sales InvestigationA bar in a small San Joaquin County town has had its liquor license suspended after an investigation into allegations that it was selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.
'We’ve Seen Some Signs That Suggest Concerns': California Bracing For Winter COVID-19 SurgeCalifornia has begun positioning equipment and locking in contracts with temporary health care workers in preparation for another possible winter surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday.
Officer On Leave For Missing Vaccination Deadline Dies From COVID-19 At Hospital In MantecaA San Francisco Police Department officer who was placed on leave for missing the city's deadline to be inoculated has died after being stricken by COVID-19, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Judge Limits New California Law Protecting COVID-19 Vaccination Sites From ProtestsA federal judge has thrown out California's new 30-foot buffer zone designed to restrict protests at coronavirus vaccination sites, though his ruling left in place other parts of a new state law despite arguments that it infringes on free speech.
Parents Stage Statewide Walkout On Monday Over California’s School COVID-19 Vaccine MandateA number of parents have pulled their children out of school on Monday to protest California’s looming COVID-19 vaccine mandate.