(NEW YORK) -- Almost two years into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, several states are still struggling to immunize their residents. Among the 10 states with the lowest vaccination rates, as of Wednesday, none have cracked the 60% mark of being fully vaccinated, according to the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Novak Djokovic, one of the world's top tennis players, confirmed Thursday that he won't be competing at the upcoming U.S. Open. The Serbian athlete will miss this year's tournament in New York City due to his COVID-19 vaccination status. "Sadly, I will not... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With a single case of paralytic polio detected in Rockland County, New York, and the virus showing up in wastewater samples in two counties in the state, as well as New York City, health officials say polio is likely circulating undetected. This... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health officials have warned since the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout that areas with lower inoculation rates are at greater risk of higher cases, hospitalizations and deaths. In fact, studies have shown areas with low vaccination rates had as many as 2.4... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic won Wimbledon on Sunday, beating Australian player Nick Kyrgios in the final in what will likely be Djokovic's final Grand Slam appearance this year. For a second consecutive year, Djokovic won’t be able to play in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two weeks ago, federal health officials authorized COVID-19 boosters for children between ages 5 and 11. Doctors think it will be a challenge to get this age group boosted when uptake for primary doses of the vaccine is so low, but they... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- National vaccination coverage for kindergarteners during the 2020-2021 school year fell below the nationwide target of 95% coverage, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis. This includes MMR, DTaP and varicella vaccines, which protect against multiple diseases including measles,... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania has reached a new COVID-19 vaccine milestone with 95 percent of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older receiving at least one vaccination. “The uplifting reality is that most people are doing what they can to protect their... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Gay and lesbian adults are more likely to have been vaccinated against COVID-19 than heterosexual adults, federal officials said Thursday. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 85.4% of gay and lesbian Americans above age 18 had received... Read More.