A shortage of COVID-19 vaccines for young children has parents scrambling to find an available appointment.
There’s still another step: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must sign off. A CDC advisory panel is set to issue recommendations Tuesday on who most needs the updated shots.
Amid a major shortage of public safety personnel, and the end of King County's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, some experienced ex-workers who skipped the shot said it was time for them to get back to work.
King County and the City of Seattle on Monday officially dropped their COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
A King County judge rejected an injunction filed by Seattle firefighters terminated for not getting the COVID vaccine.
Elementary-aged children already received smaller doses of Pfizer’s original COVID-19 vaccine, a third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older.
Some Americans who plan to get the shot, designed to target the most common omicron strains, said they are waiting because they either had COVID-19 recently or another booster.
The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. When and where can you get the updated booster?
Moderna said in its complaint that Pfizer and BioNTech copied some “critical features” of its technology, including making the same "chemical modification” to their mRNA, which is used for protein production.
Only about 6% of youngsters ages 6 months through 4 years had gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Questions are now being raised about Governor Jay Inslee’s reasoning for lifting the COVID booster requirement for state employees, including ferry workers and state troopers.
About 261 million Americans have received at least one COVID-19 shot, but only 108 million have received a booster.
State health officials reported that in early June, infants and toddlers had the highest case rates amongst children and youth in Washington state, which was about 418 per 100,000 population.
Washington and other western states have authorized the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5 years old, following federal approval.
U.S. regulators are strictly limiting who can receive Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine due to a rare but serious risk of blood clots.
Pfizer is testing three extra-small doses of its vaccine in children under 5 after two shots didn't prove quite strong enough.
Moderna is asking the Food and Drug Administration to greenlight their COVID vaccine for kids six and under, a move many parents say they’ve been waiting a long time for.
UW Medicine's "second generation" COVID-19 vaccine is nearing the end of clinical testing, and may soon be administered in South Korea.
Moderna hopes to offer updated COVID-19 boosters in the fall that combine the original vaccine with protection against the latest variant.
Ten firefighters in east King County are now out of a job-- they were let go from Eastside Fire & Rescue on Monday because they are not vaccinated against COVID-19.