One new COVID-19 death and 16 new cases were confirmed in Winona County Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health.
LONDON (AP) — The emergence of the new omicron variant and the world's desperate and likely futile attempts to keep it at bay are reminders of what scientists have warned for months: The coronavirus will thrive as long as vast parts of the world lack vaccines.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union's drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for use on children from 5 to 11 years old, clearing the way for shots to be administered to millions of elementary school pupils amid a new wave of infections sweeping across the continent.
Winona County has five upcoming vaccine clinics in Winona open to everyone 5 years old and older in the next two weeks.
More than 90% of federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Monday's deadline set by President Joe Biden.
Pfizer and Moderna say the FDA has opened up COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, letting them choose another dose of either vaccine. One final step remains.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressed to address gaping inequality in global COVID-19 vaccines, the Biden administration took steps Wednesday to make billions of dollars available to drugmakers to scale up domestic production to share with the world and prepare for the next pandemic.
Pfizer asked U.S. regulators Tuesday to allow boosters of its COVID-19 vaccine for anyone 18 or older, a step that comes amid concern about increased spread of the coronavirus with holiday travel and gatherings.
Older Americans and other groups particularly vulnerable to the virus have had access to a third dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine since September.
Vaccinations finally are available to U.S. children as young as 5, to the relief of some parents even as others have questions or fears.
The U.S. enters a new phase today in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with shots now available to millions of elementary-age children. Here's what you should know.
Thirty new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Winona County Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health.
The FDA cleared kid-size doses — just a third of the amount given to teens and adults — for emergency use, and up to 28 million more American children could be eligible for vaccinations as early as next week.
A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, moving the U.S. closer to beginning vaccinations in children ages 5 to 11.
Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as CDC advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation's vaccines — and said people could choose a different brand for that next shot.
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
With breakthrough cases becoming a focus as more and more people become vaccinated, Winona County Health and Human Services has shared that br…
A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday.
With 43 new COVID-19 cases announced in Winona Tuesday from the weekend, the county is very quickly approaching 6,000 cases.
Local hospitals are continuing to stress flu and COVID-19 vaccination as viral spread remains of high concern.
The county has now reached 5,688 cases, as of Friday at 4 a.m.
President Joe Biden received his COVID-19 booster shot on Monday, days after federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older.