Tag: Childhood immunizations

US agency loosens mask guidance for summer campers

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NEW YORK — Kids at summer camps can skip wearing masks outdoors, with some exceptions, federal health officials said Friday. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Moderna says its COVID-19 shot works in kids as young as 12

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Moderna said Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become...

Schools try pep-rally tactics to get students vaccinated

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SAN DIEGO — A growing number of public schools are using mascots, food trucks and prize giveaways to create a pep-rally atmosphere aimed at...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Analysis: Vaccinations jumped 33% after Vax-a-Million news

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of people in Ohio age 16 and older who received their initial COVID-19 vaccine jumped 33% in the week...

US cervical cancers fall but other sex-related cancers rise

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Screening and the HPV vaccine have led to drops in cervical cancers over the last two decades in the U.S., a new study finds,...

EXPLAINER: Do I still have to wear a mask? What about kids?

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The government's new guidance on masks for vaccinated people has left some Americans confused and sent businesses and states scrambling to adjust their rules....

Vaccinations of 12- to 15-year-olds begins in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. — Coronavirus vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds will begin Thursday in Wisconsin after an advisory committee for the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Feds provide $7.4B for public health; school nurses in plan

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WASHINGTON — The government will provide $7.4 billion to expand the nation's public health capacity by hiring school nurses to vaccinate kids and creating...