Tag: Childhood immunizations

Canada vs Zimbabwe: Two divergent paths of COVID vaccination

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — When mother-of-three Amanda Wood heard that hundreds of coronavirus shots were available for teens, only one thing prevented her from racing...

European agency is 1st to clear Moderna jab for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorizing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

Gov defends agency’s vaccine chief firing, outreach rollback

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday came out in full defense of his administration’s firing of the state’s vaccination chief and...

Lawmakers: Parental OK needed for minors to get COVID shot

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Tennessee Republican lawmakers said Wednesday they received assurances that the state's health agency won't vaccinate minors for COVID-19 without parental...

Schools confront more polarization with mask rules for fall

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Students in Wichita, Kansas, public schools can ditch the masks when classes begin. Detroit public schools will probably require them only for the unvaccinated....

UK opts not to vaccinate most under-18s against COVID-19

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LONDON — The British government decided Monday not to inoculate most children and teenagers against COVID-19 until more data on the available vaccines becomes...

New Merck pneumonia vaccine OK’d in US weeks after Pfizer’s

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U.S. regulators have approved a new pneumonia vaccine from Merck, more than a month after OK'ing an improved version of rival Pfizer’s shot. ...

EU likely to decide on Moderna COVID shot for kids next week

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AMSTERDAM — A top official at the European Medicines Agency said a decision on whether to recommend that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine be authorized for...

Fired Tennessee vaccine official received dog muzzle in mail

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's former top vaccination official received a dog muzzle in the mail a few days before she was fired this week...