Pfizer Says COVID Booster Offers Protection Against Omicron
A booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine appears to provide strong protection against the Omicron variant, the companies announced.
CDC says seniors should get second COVID shot of 2023-24
Despite promising data, few Americans have gotten an updated COVID shot since the vaccines were released in September.
Large study funded by CDC identifies rare COVID-19 vaccine risks
A new study confirmed a slightly increased risk of several conditions following COVID-19 vaccination.
CDC is reportedly considering shortening COVID-19 quarantine time
Health officials are considering a proposal that would allow people to leave isolation after they have been fever-free for 24 hours or more.
Tribute held for slain Georgia nursing student as lawmakers debate
Georgia lawmakers passed a bill to allow police to detain those suspected of being undocumented after the suspect entered the U.S. illegally.
Heat stress safety concerns prompt shift in farmworker treatment
After the record high heat in 2023 farmers are preparing for another summer of high temperatures and how to stay safe as they work outside.
Giants pitcher Tristan Beck to have aneurysm removed from throwing arm
He will have a surgery procedure performed at Stanford, where he was examined by a vascular specialist this week.