Vaccination and Immunization

How important is the COVID-19 booster shot for 5-to-11-year-olds? 5 questions answered

How important is the COVID-19 booster shot for 5-to-11-year-olds? 5 questions answered

6 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

COVID-19 case numbers are rising again in the U.S. - including among children. In mid-May 2022, the Food and Drug Administration authorized a booster shot of the COVID-19...
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Cruise lines are canceling sailings, closing onboard restaurants, and allowing fewer guests onboard amid hiring difficulties

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Photo by Dylan McCord/U.S. Navy via Getty Images Cruise companies have been struggling to hire back crew members. Carnival has temporarily closed two restaurants on all of its...
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Doctors say CDC report of 'high' COVID numbers in Allegheny County should not trigger panic

Doctors say CDC report of 'high' COVID numbers in Allegheny County should not trigger panic

17 hours ago   |   WTAE

Advice from the Allegheny County Health Department is to continue to wear masks indoors in public, and be up to date with vaccinations.
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Night Ministry seeks to help homeless on CTA Blue Line

18 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

CTA has long been a shelter of last resort for homeless riders, especially in cold weather and especially on the Red and Blue lines, which offer 24-hour service. But passengers...
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8 Great Danes Rescued From Minivan In Western Minnesota: ‘The Worst We've Seen In A Long Time'

8 Great Danes Rescued From Minivan In Western Minnesota: ‘The Worst We've Seen In A Long Time'

23 hours ago   |   CBS

Originally published May 26 MINNEAPOLIS - A dog rescue group says it's helping eight Great Danes recover after the dogs, most of which were starving, were seized from a minivan...
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An arms race that plays out in a single genome

23 hours ago   |   Science Daily

We often think of biological arms races occurring between the immune system and pathogens, or predator and prey, but biologists have now discovered an example that plays out...
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Long COVID Risk Falls Only Slightly after Vaccination

23 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Results from a large study suggest that vaccines offer less protection against lingering symptoms than expected
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Moderna co-founder and vaccine expert Robert Langer to speak at Union College

1 day ago   |   Times Union

Renowned scientist, inventor and Moderna co-founder Robert Langer has always wanted to help people.
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No need for mass vaccination against monkeypox now: WHO

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

UN health body says outbreak of virus in non-endemic countries can be contained 'easily' if swift action is taken.
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UK's Dunblane grieves for Uvalde, fears nothing will change

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

LONDON - When Mick North's 5-year-old daughter was gunned down at her school, he vowed through his grief that it must never happen again. And it hasn't - in Britain, at least...
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Angels are baseball's most interesting team as showdown with Yankees looms

Angels are baseball's most interesting team as showdown with Yankees looms

The Angels just might bet the Most Interesting Team in the World - and they will be in The Bronx from Tuesday through Thursday. Read more ...

What's the best day to fly? Study says avoid Sunday flights

What's the best day to fly? Study says avoid Sunday flights

Before you book your flights, you may want to think about changing the day you fly. Read more ...

Carolina Fear Fest scares up some fun in Raleigh

Carolina Fear Fest scares up some fun in Raleigh

The annual horror convention Carolina Fear Fest is back in Raleigh Memorial Day Weekend. Read more ...

Udonis Haslem: Draymond Green ‘broke the code' by saying Celtics would make...

After helping the Warriors win the West, Draymond Green was repeatedly asked by Shaquille O'Neal on TNT about an NBA Finals opponent. Read more ...

Russia Claims Full Control Of Lyman, Advances Into Strategic City Of...

Russia has massed some of its best remaining units to try to encircle thousands of Ukrainian troops in Severodonetsk, where block-to-block fighting was reportedly raging Saturday. Read more ...

Heat in their sweet spot as underdogs in Game 7 vs. Celtics, ‘We're built...

From the moment the No. 1 playoff seed in the Eastern Conference was clinched the final week of the season, there was an unease from within the Miami Heat. It is difficult to... Read more ...

These are the drinks that are set to dominate get-togethers this summer

These are the drinks that are set to dominate get-togethers this summer

Drinkers will be tempted with a wide variety of new boozy beverages hitting shelves, with big brands expanding their portfolios to offset slowing beer sales. Read more ...

One person killed in Upstate crash

One person killed in Upstate crash

One person has died after a crash in Oconee County, according to Highway Patrol Read more ...

Editorial: Look for ways to enhance mental health interventions

Editorial: Look for ways to enhance mental health interventions

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Kremlin officials think Russia can win Ukraine war by fall, predicting...

Russian troops guard an entrance of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station on the Dnieper River in Kherson region, southern Ukraine, on May 20, 2022. AP Photo Kremlin officials are... Read more ...