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Get a COVID booster, especially if you’re older or your immune system is compromised, and don’t forget the flu shot.
These three respiratory illnesses—and others—share many of the same symptoms.
Plus, the vaccines “offer strong protection from severe COVID-19 for all variants” for cancer patients treated with immunotherapy.
Safety tips for the evolving pandemic. Plus: Which groups—such as those with cancer or HIV—are at higher risk for COVID-19 complications?
NCCN’s new recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines include children with cancer as well as their caregivers.
Biden may not have used the right word when he described the pandemic as “over,” but things are trending in the right direction.
Latinos have seen a striking decline in COVID deaths while white people account for a larger proportion.
Updated boosters could go to the “worried well” who have good insurance rather than to those at highest risk.
Updated Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna bivalent boosters contain spike proteins from the original and BA.4 and BA.5 omicron variants.
Whether omicron coronavirus variants cause long COVID symptoms as often—and as severe—as previous variants is a matter of heated study.
The update aims to help the public better protect themselves and understand their risk.
Antibody levels decrease substantially within three months after a booster, according to new clinical trial data.
Vaccines designed to produce a strong T cell response may help protect against current and future SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Extra vaccine doses, monoclonal antibodies and antivirals can help prevent severe illness.
No hot flashes or wild mood swings yet.
Approximately 1 in 3 Americans 65 and older who completed their initial vaccination round still have not received a first booster shot.
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