Pfizer

COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Available at County Health Departments

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning today, appointments for a booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine are now available at all county health department clinics for those who qualify. Appointments can be made through https://covidvaccine.umc.edu or by calling the COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453. Booster shots…

Pentagon: US troops must get their COVID-19 vaccines ASAP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.” More than 800,000 service members have yet to get…

FDA approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

After nine months of being administered, the Pfizer vaccine has become the first COVID-19 vaccine to be fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Since the start of its emergency use…

Study suggests Pfizer vaccine works against virus variant

By LAURAN NEERGAARD New research suggests Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in the two more-contagious variants of the coronavirus that have erupted in Britain and South Africa. The study was preliminary and did not look at…

US panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. government advisory panel has endorsed Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. The Food and Drug…