States across the country are dramatically scaling back their COVID-19 vaccine orders as interest in the shots wanes, putting the goal of herd immunity further out of reach.
It might be hard to remember what life was like prior to the coronavirus pandemic and because some folks are worried about getting the vaccine, it might seem like things will take more time to get back to normal than expected. But a local expert tells our Maria Salazar why he remains optimistic.
Since December, Pfizer has been authorized on an emergency use basis and has delivered more than 170 million doses of the shot to people 16 and older.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was found to be highly effective at protecting against infection, severe disease and death in two new studies published this week out of Israel and Qatar.
The Houston Astros are teaming up with Houston Methodist to offer fans the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday.
In Harris County, Latinos make up 31 percent of those who have gotten COVID-19 vaccine. It's now the same percentage as Whites, although Latinos make up 43 percent of the county's population and Whites are 29 percent.
It’s being called a trial by social media. The Harris County DA's office has yet to announce when they will be moving forward with presenting their case against Dr. Hasan Gokal.
While the number of people wanting COVID-19 vaccines is slowing down, the Spring Branch Community Health Center's effort to administer vaccines has not.
Canadian health officials said Wednesday they have become the first to approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages as young as 12.
CVS and Walgreens accounted for 70% of wasted vaccines in the country, nearly 128,500 shots, according to government data.
President Joe Biden announced a new target of 70% of American adults receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 160 million fully vaccinated, by the Fourth of July.
Such a change could allow Pfizer’s much-needed shots, which have been approved in more than 80 countries, to have a simplified distribution process.
With the supply of COVID-19 vaccines now outpacing demand, Harris County Public Health leaders are working to continue increasing access to vaccines. So if you do still want one, it should be easier than ever to get one. Public Health officials say they’re continuing to adjust the way they distribute vaccines to better fit people’s lifestyles.
For the first time in roughly two weeks in Harris County, people are being vaccinated with the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Local health officials are concerned about low turnout rate at larger vaccines sites, focusing now on community organization and businesses to help vaccinate residents.
A Houston-area woman says she was a nurse at Houston Methodist for about 10 years until this week. Michelle Fuentes says she was terminated for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The head of German pharmaceutical company BioNTech says Europe can achieve herd immunity against the coronavirus within the next four months.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said 37% of Texas's population had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The CDC says about 8% of Americans - or about 5 million people - are missing their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine within the recommended timeframe.
A private school founded by an anti-vaccination activist in South Florida has warned teachers and staff against taking the COVID-19 vaccine, saying it will not employ anyone who has received the shot.