La tecnología de ARNm “Plug and Play” funciona rápido y actualiza las vacunas en meses

Las vacunas COVID-19 fabricadas por Pfizer y Moderna utilizan tecnología de ARN mensajero (ARNm), que permite a los científicos probar, administrar y modificar las vacunas rápidamente. La capacidad de adaptarse rápidamente está en plena exhibición este verano. El 28 de junio, cuando Ómicron BA.5 se convirtió en la variante predominante de COVID-19 en los Estados […]

“Plug and Play” mRNA technology works fast, updating vaccines in months

Available in Spanish The COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna use messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, which allows scientists to test, deliver and modify the vaccines quickly. The ability to adapt quickly is on full display this summer. On June 28, as Omicron BA.5 became the predominant COVID-19 variant in the United States, the U.S. […]

Panel de la FDA recomienda vacunas contra el COVID-19 para niños menores de 5 años

Actualización, 17 de junio: La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés)  emitió un comunicado esta mañana autorizando el uso de las vacunas de Pfizer y Moderna a partir de los 6 meses de edad. La vacuna de Moderna ahora está autorizada para niños de 6 meses […]

FDA panel recommends COVID-19 vaccines for children under age 5

To read this story in Spanish, click here. Update, June 17: The FDA released a statement this morning authorizing the use of both Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccines down to age 6 months. Moderna’s vaccine is also now FDA-authorized for children ages 6 months through 17 years. The vaccine was already authorized for people age 18 […]

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine or booster?

You can protect yourself against all COVID-19 variants by getting vaccinated and getting a booster if you are eligible. Sites around the state are accommodating large numbers of people seeking vaccinations. These “high-volume” sites offer all three COVID-19 vaccines and are open to everyone eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination or booster. There is no cost and you do not need to register.

Nueva guía recomienda las vacunas ARNm de Pfizer o Moderna sobre la vacuna Johnson & Johnson

El Grupo de Trabajo de Revisión Científica de Seguridad de los estados del oeste confirmó su apoyo a la recomendación de que las personas mayores de 18 años reciban una vacuna de ARNm (Pfizer o Moderna) contra el COVID-19 en lugar de la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson, debido a la mayor efectividad y al perfil de seguridad más sólido de las vacunas de ARNm.

Nueva guía recomienda las vacunas ARNm de Pfizer o Moderna sobre la vacuna Johnson & Johnson

El Grupo de Trabajo de Revisión Científica de Seguridad de los estados del oeste confirmó su apoyo a la recomendación de que las personas mayores de 18 años reciban una vacuna de ARNm (Pfizer o Moderna) contra el COVID-19 en lugar de la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson, debido a la mayor efectividad y al perfil de seguridad más sólido de las vacunas de ARNm.

What you need to know about myocarditis and pericarditis

As a parent, guardian or caregiver, worrying about the health and safety of our children seems to be ever-present since the first day they come into our lives. For families deciding whether or not to vaccinate their children against COVID-19, understanding more about myocarditis and pericarditis might be helpful when deciding what is best for your child.

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine or booster?

You can protect yourself against all COVID-19 variants by getting vaccinated and getting a booster if you are eligible. Sites around the state are accommodating large numbers of people seeking vaccinations. These “high-volume” sites offer all three COVID-19 vaccines and are open to everyone eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination or booster. There is no cost and you do not need to register.

Vaccine Voices: ‘It’s not every day you get your vaccine in a livestock barn’

Demand for COVID-19 vaccination has been so high in many counties that local public health authorities have had to get creative in meeting the needs of their communities.