Detroit Lions & NFL alumni to host virtual town hall encouraging COVID-19 vaccination
In collaboration with NFL Alumni Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) former Detroit Lions tight end Pete Chryplewicz and former Lions offensive tackle Lomas Brown will host a virtual town hall tonight encouraging Detroit residents to get vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).
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?
Report: Fake overseas accounts driving ‘trucker convoy’ momentum online
The “truck convoy” protests that have overtaken Ottawa and Windsor this week are gaining similar momentum with U.S. anti-vaccination groups, but many of the social media accounts associated are from overseas and are not real, according to a report from NBC News.
Michigan group says COVID vaccine mandate puts businesses in difficult position
Leaders of multiple Chamber of Commerce groups in Michigan came together to discuss President Joe Biden’s COVID vaccine mandate for businesses. They argued that the mandate, along with the current worker shortage, puts business owners in a difficult situation.
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.
How long after exposure to COVID can a test detect the virus? When should I get my booster shot?
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Dr. Frank McGeorge has been keeping viewers up-to-date and informed on all fronts. He’s been answering your questions about the vaccine, the vaccination process and more.
US sets the stage for COVID booster shots for millions
The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.
FDA’s advisory panel recommends Pfizer booster for 65 and older, those at high risk
Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease.
Washtenaw County Health Department offers booster doses to immunocompromised residents
Starting Tuesday, immunocompromised residents can receive the additional doses during COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the Health Department from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.