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Fauci pushes for expanded COVID-19 vaccination among adolescents

As coronavirus vaccines have become more widely available, officials are looking to expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage among adolescents. Speaking at a White House COVID-19 response team virtual town hall, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, noted 3.3 million coronavirus infections and 314 deaths in those younger than 18. He also cited a recent… Read More »

CDC panel to hold emergency meeting on heart inflammation cases linked to COVID-19 vaccine

The committee that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines will hold an emergency meeting next Friday, June 18, to discuss cases of heart inflammation possibly linked to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The panel, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, is collecting more data on COVID-19 vaccines for its meeting… Read More »