(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Despite widespread support for pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations from the nation's top health officials, Florida will become the first state in the country to advise against vaccinating healthy children for COVID-19, the state's Surgeon General, Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo, announced on Monday. "The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Recipients of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine should not be concerned about the shot's lower efficacy now that boosters have been recommended, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC This Week co-anchor Martha Raddatz. "I think that they... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced new evidence that strengthens its recommendation for pregnant people to get vaccinated. "CDC recommends that pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19, based on new evidence about the safety and effectiveness of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new government recommendation on healthy weight gain during pregnancy calls for more counseling from health care providers, and emphasizes working routinely on this with all women throughout their pregnancy. The recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an independent... Read More.
By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The president of a major teacher's union, the American Federation of Teachers' Randi Weingarten, is raising concerns about recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that loosens social distancing requirements in classrooms.The... Read More.