U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
Clark County on Wednesday saw most of its major COVID-19 metrics continue to fall as it reported just 333 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths recorded during the previous day.
Children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician’s office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school.
CDC data shows that the county’s test positivity rate is now below the threshold for dropping the mandate, while the rate of cases per 100,000 people continues to decline.
Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands.
MGM CEO Bill Hornbuckle said Monday that just 90 out of more than 6,000 workers affected by the company’s mandatory vaccine policy left the company rather than get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Supply of universal blood type at lowest level since early in the pandemic, according to the nonprofit blood supplier Vitalant.
Johnson & Johnson told the FDA that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.
All four key COVID-19 metrics for Clark County fell over the weekend, with 891 new cases and 20 deaths recorded since Friday’s report, according to state and local data.
While new cases, deaths and hospitals all have continued to fall this month, the forward-looking test positivity rate is right where it was at the beginning of the month.
Hospitals in rural Nevada still face shortages of beds, staff and supplies as they bear the brunt of the delta surge that has waned elsewhere in the state, officials said Thursday.
All COVID-19 metrics are showing marked improvement in Nevada and most models foresee new cases continuing to fall in the weeks and months ahead, a state expert said Thursday.
CDC data showed that Clark County had a case rate of 139.54 per 100,000 people, a slight increase from a week earlier but still significantly short of the number needed to exit the mask mandate.
The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Emma Burkey, who suffered a devastating COVID-19 vaccine side effect, is undergoing nearly 30 hours of physical therapy each week as she fights to regain her ability to walk.