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    More On: china China releases new images of Mars taken by its Zhurong rover Uber rival and Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi files for IPO A herd of elephants is trekking across China and just got caught napping Mom who survived Mao’s China calls critical race theory the US ‘version of the Chinese Cultural Revolution’ TAIPEI, Taiwan — If China...
    As COVID-19 fades, officials are warning about a rise of a different respiratory virus — usually a problem in the fall-and-winter cold season — that may be making a comeback as spring fades into summer. In an advisory issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and circulated by Los Angeles County public health officials, authorities warned about...
    Pfizer is moving forward with new clinical tests on thousands of children under the age of 12 as they look to expand the authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine. The company announced on Tuesday, June 8 that it will enroll up to 4,500 children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years old in the United States, Finland, Poland, and...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – New numbers from the Consumer Product Safety Commission show drownings remain the leading cause of unintentional death among children between the ages of 1 and 4. After a year of lockdown, Nikki Fleming with CPSC expects people are ready to pack the pools. READ MORE: Dallas Wins National Water Conservation Award For 3rd Time “We definitely...
    Pfizer said it has selected lower dosages of its COVID-19 vaccine for Phase 2/3 portions of its clinical trial involving kids younger than 11 than the volume given to shot recipients ages 12 and older. For children ages 5-11 the vaccine will be given at a 10 microgram (ug) dose level, while those younger than 5 down to 6 months...
    NEW YORK -- Pfizer on Tuesday announced they are moving into phase 2/3 trials in younger children at lower doses than with adults.Based on the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity from their Phase 1 study, they've selected a dose of 10 micrograms to advance in children from ages 5-11 and 3 micrograms between 6 months to below the age of five.Each...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in the east metro are investigating an incident early Wednesday morning that ended with two children hurt and a woman in custody. John Altman, the police commander of Woodbury Public Safety, says officers responded around 12:46 a.m. to the 400 block of Lake View Alcove on a report that a woman was chasing a...
    Moderna said Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become the second option for that age group in the U.S. With global vaccine supplies still tight, much of the world is struggling to vaccinate adults in the quest to end the pandemic. But earlier this month,...
    CHICAGO (AP/CBS)– The Moderna vaccine study in adolescents has met its “primary immunogenicity endpoint, successfully bridging immune responses to the adult vaccination,” the company announced Tuesday. We just announced that the Phase 2/3 study of our COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents has met its primary immunogenicity endpoint. In the study, no cases of COVID-19 were observed in participants who had received...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- After months of being told to wear masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently changed its guidance to say fully vaccinated Americans can go without a mask in most settings.The CDC director said science was behind the decision.WATCH: Our Chicago Part 1EMBED More News Videos While the CDC loosened...
    When the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its new mask guidance last week, it didn't include guidance to vaccinated parents who have unvaccinated children, leaving many parents confused about what to do.The new guidance says people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 may go without masks in most circumstances and don't have to keep their distance from...
    Scientists could know just how safe and effective Covid vaccines are for pregnant women and children younger than 12 by the end of the year, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials said on Wednesday. Dr Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC, said at a Senate hearing that her agency already had reassuring data on women who had received...
    Texas gubernatorial candidate Don Huffines is promising to end transgender surgeries for minors in his primary challenge to Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. “Transitionary therapy and genital mutilation surgery on children is legal in Texas,” Huffines tweeted Thursday. “This is absurd, and when I am governor we will put an end to all of it.” The former Texas state...
    (CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's newly loosened masking and physical distancing guidelines for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 doesn't include children under age 12. That's because the 49 million US kids younger than 12 don't yet qualify for any of the Covid-19 vaccines. The CDC's guidance says that unvaccinated people still need to wear masks, which means...
    NEW YORK - Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus.   A government advisory committee recommended Pfizer's vaccine for children 12 and older on Wednesday, after the...
    Los Angeles County will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to the youngest teenagers and 12-year-olds starting Thursday. All eight vaccine sites run by L.A. County will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, a two-shot regimen. Anyone younger than 18 should be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult, and present photo identification and verification of age, county officials said. ...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) advisory committee has voted to recommend Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine be administered to children ages 12 to 15.  On Wednesday, 14 members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 'yes' and one member recused herself. It comes two days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the shot for emergency...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago and Cook County are prepared to open up mass COVID vaccination clinics to young people Thursday, as some young teenagers are waiting on the final decision about safely getting the vaccine.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to sign off on the Pfizer version Wednesday afternoon.A number of states, including Georgia and Pennsylvania, have...
    MISSION, Kan. -- Parents, schools and vaccine clinics rushed to begin inoculating younger adolescents Tuesday after U.S. regulators endorsed Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 12, a decision seen as a breakthrough in allowing classroom instruction to resume safely around the country.A handful of cities started offering shots to children ages 12 to 15 less than a day...
    COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Californians ages 12 to 15 could become available as soon as Thursday. If everything goes to plan, California’s MyTurn vaccine appointment site will begin making appointments available on Thursday morning, state epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan said. The timing for when other vaccine providers will begin to offer appointments will vary. The availability is expected to...
    U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation’s adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activities. Shots could begin as soon as Thursday, after a federal vaccine advisory committee issues...
    By Jana Kadah Bay City News Foundation SANTA CLARA (CBS SF/BCN) — Santa Clara County leaders want eligible youth to get vaccinated, and they’re pulling out all the stops to make sure it happens. READ MORE: San Leandro Police Investigating Weekend Attack On Elderly Asian American Man From Tuesday to Thursday, teens from 16 to 19 years old...
    The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 12 to 15, meaning access for millions more adolescents. The Pfizer vaccine is so far still the only one approved for use in 16-to-18 year olds.  The emergency use authorization had been expected. An analysis that included 1,005 vaccine participants in...
    U.S. regulators gave Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization for children ages 12 to 15, making it the first shot available to kids younger than 16, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday.   The shot was authorized for people ages 16 and up in December, and Pfizer has been in trials for teens since October of last year.  Expanding...
    Children who were born at the start of the school year are more popular than their younger classmates born at the end of the year, a new study finds.  A survey of 13,000 teenagers in Europe by researchers from the University of Groningen and Utrecht University asked them to list popular students in their class. The team then analysed popularity against...
    (CNN) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said he hopes children and teens won’t hesitate when the US Food and Drug Administration authorizes a coronavirus vaccine for them. A federal government official told CNN on Monday that the FDA is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine in children and teens 12 to 15 years old by early next week, and administration of the vaccine...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Preschool Program announced it is launching a new pilot program called Preschool for 3s. Officials say the program expansion will help families with 3 -and 4-year-old children. (credit: CBS) The Denver Preschool Program is extending $5 million in tuition credits to families who enroll for programs this fall. They start in September and run through 2023....
    The former head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said over the weekend that some 10 million U.S. children could receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine before fall should the jab receive emergency use authorization for the nation’s younger population.  During an appearance on CBS News’ "Face the Nation" Sunday, former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb estimated that some 5...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When it comes to vaccinating children, some parents say, “No.” Others express hesitation. But many say they’re firmly in step with science, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Friday. READ MORE: As More People Get Vaccinated And Reopenings Expand, Some Are Experiencing Reentry Anxiety Children represent 23% of the U.S. population. Herd immunity cannot be achieved without inoculating...
    STANFORD, Calif. -- As Americans continue to line up for COVID-19 vaccines, doctors here in the Bay Area are hoping to extend that option to younger children as well. Stanford is launching a pediatric vaccine trial that will ultimately include kids as young as 6 months.Zina Good has a full house these days. But as a cancer researcher at Stanford,...
    During the third peak of the coronavirus pandemic over the winter, the number of emergency room visits fell dramatically, a new report finds. Between mid-December 2020 and mid-January 2021, emergency department visits in the U.S declined by one-quarter compared to the same time one year prior. The largest drops were seen among Americans aged 11 or younger, the Centers for...
    STANFORD, Calif. (KGO) -- As Americans continue to line up for COVID vaccines, doctors here in the Bay Area are hoping to extend that option to younger children as well. Stanford is launching a pediatric vaccine trial that will ultimately include kids as young as six months.Zina Good has a full house these days. But as a cancer researcher at...
    An LAPD police cruiser is pictured on Mulholland Drive on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Los Angeles police arrested a woman on suspicion of killing her three children. The children, all under the age of 5, were found dead in an apartment complex Saturday. Police said...
    New developments in the COVID-19 pandemic has one leading epidemiologist re-evaluating his own advice.Dr. Michael Osterholm is the Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. He was also a member of Joe Biden's COVID-19 Advisory Board during the time between Biden being elected president and inaugurated.Osterholm previously supported sending children back to...
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