I understand COVID fatigue. But, by my reckoning, vaccine fatigue makes absolutely no sense.
FDA advisory panel backs COVID-19 booster shots only for seniors, high-risk
By Matthew Perrone and Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high […]
Jared Polis blasts FDA delay on coronavirus vaccine booster approval: “They have blood on their hands”
Using uncharacteristically incendiary rhetoric, Gov. Jared Polis on Monday criticized federal regulatory delays in rolling out coronavirus vaccine booster shots, dismissing concerns that the vaccine doses are unnecessary and could be better used elsewhere. “At the very least, the FDA should get out of the way and allow people to make this choice to protect […]
Littwin: The third jab is coming. Should rich countries go to a booster when poor countries are still missing a first shot?
Just when you think the war against COVID can’t get much stranger, we now have the third-jab issue to contend with. We’re still, incredibly, fighting — sometimes literally — over masks for school children. I remain stunned by this, even as Douglas County commissioners just opted out of the Tri-County Health Department’s requirement for masks […]
Why coronavirus vaccine booster shots may help you, and why they may not help society
Coronavirus vaccine booster shots are coming. But are they actually going to do any good? The answer is a complicated mishmash of yes/no/maybe. Yes, they will likely give a little jolt to your immune system to better protect you in case you’re infected with the fast-spreading delta variant. No, they likely won’t do much to […]
COVID-19 booster shots could begin on Sept. 20
By Mike Stobbe and Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press NEW YORK — U.S. health officials Wednesday recommended all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling. The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and […]