What to know about a potential Moderna vaccine for kids under 6
In kids, the first question is simply whether the vaccine is safe, and on that account, the answer is yes. Although the study wasn’t large enough to detect any infrequent side effects, most of those seen when a low dose Moderna vaccine was given to these young children were in the same range that we see with any other, as pediatric vaccine safety isn’t really the issue. The question is, how effective is it?
Fallout from shutdown of Ambassador Bridge spills onto US soil, causing concerns for businesses
The fallout from the shutdown on the Canadian side is spilling into the U.S., causing concerns for businesses and even with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. We’re here at the truck entrance to Canada, and the trucks are lined up, but the line went way past what we can see here in the video player above.
Get Caught Up: Takeaways from expert’s Metro Detroit COVID update amid ‘4th virus surge’
A Beaumont Health expert provided a concerning update about COVID and hospital trends in Metro Detroit, calling this the “fourth surge” and sharing three reasons why he believes numbers are once again on the rise.
U.S. braces for more international travelers with restrictions easing starting today
The Ambassador Bridge in Detroit hasn’t seen much traffic from Canadians looking to enter for non-essential travel, but that will change on Monday when international travelers fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can enter the U.S.
Report: US cancels vaccine maker’s multimillion dollar deal
The federal government has canceled a multimillion dollar deal with Emergent BioSolutions, a Maryland- based vaccine manufacturer with facilities in Baltimore that were found to have produced millions of contaminated vaccine doses this spring.
University of Michigan virologist on FDA advisory panel shares insight into vote to recommend boosters, vaccines for kids
University of Michigan virologist played a crucial role on the FDA’s COVID vaccine advisory panel when it came to the recommended authorization of COVID boosters, and vaccines for children.