The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell.
"You can start thinking about getting COVID as almost as an accelerant to aging," the lead researcher warned.
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax.
Only people who’ve gotten their initial Covid-19 vaccinations -- with any of the original-formula versions -- qualify for an updated booster.
With flu season approaching in the U.S., as well as the availability of the new omicron-designed COVID-19 booster for everyone 12 and up, here are some answers to common questions about the shots.
The U.S. is averaging nearly 89,000 new COVID cases, 5,300 new hospitalizations and 392 deaths daily.
Jill Biden first tested positive for the virus on Aug. 15, when she and her husband were vacationing in Kiawah Island, S.C.
The agency has long been criticized as too ponderous, focusing on collection and analysis of data but not acting quickly against new health threats.
East Bay MUD samples wastewater three times a week, more if necessary. They're currently seeing a drop-off of COVID, but an upswing in monkeypox. With less COVID testing happening, this is important information.
San Francisco's rate of new COVID-19 cases is outpacing all other Bay Area counties as well as most of the state, according to local and state health data.
The differences between omicron and delta variant symptoms were analyzed as part of a COVD-19 infection survey.
Out of roughly 7,000 city employees, more than 300 applied and were given an exemption. The majority are religious. Nearly one-third of those exemptions are in the police department.
The delta variant has been identified in at least 180 countries, according to the World Health Organization.
Over 400 doctors in the East Bay sent an open letter to residents pleading for residents to get vaccinated. The letter states they are tired of the suffering caused by the virus.
COVID-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed to levels not seen since last winter, wiping out months of progress and potentially bolstering President Joe Biden’s argument for sweeping new vaccination requirements.
An extra two weeks of sick pay given during the pandemic is coming to an end for many California workers.
Classes are set to resume in-person on campus at Stanford University September 20. Now there are some updates to their COVID-19 safety protocol.
A group that represents many of the Bay Area's largest employers is recommending that businesses require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID before coming back to work.
The city of Santa Rosa on Tuesday announced they will require city employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 effective October 1.
In a statement released by the company on Wednesday, Pfizer-BioNTech said patients who received a booster shot up to eight months after their two-dose regimen were given three times the protection from the novel coronavirus.