Trust Index: Fact-checking Florida surgeon general’s guidance recommending against mRNA COVID-19 vaccine for men ages 18-39
News4JAX ran a statement from Florida’s surgeon general through the Trust Index after Twitter flagged the state Department of Health’s new anti-vaccine guidance as misinformation.
Health official on COVID-19: ‘We are in a much better position to respond than we were a year ago’
In a U.S. Senate committee hearing Thursday, the leaders of the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other public health agencies told senators that the country should prepare for what might happen next.
3 clinics in Coastal Health District to offer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11
Three clinics in the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Coastal Health District, including one in Glynn County, on Monday, Nov. 8, will begin offering pediatric doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages to 11.
Clinical research group in Jacksonville conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials on children as young as 12
The Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research, which helped Pfizer and Moderna conduct trials for their COVID-19 vaccines for adults and older teenagers, is now shifting its attention toward children under the age of 16.
FEMA may be able to supply different COVID vaccine at 4 Florida vaccination sites amid J&J pause
Two days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, public health officials in Florida were still trying to figure out how to make up for the doses they can no longer administer daily.
J&J vaccine pause to continue as health advisers seek more data
The pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccinations will continue after U.S. health advisers told the government Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot -- and if so, how big the potential risk really is.
Jacksonville cardiologist: Blood clots reported after J&J vaccine ‘very rare’
The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a pause in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate unusual blood clots that occurred in six women 6 to 13 days after vaccination. Cardiologist Dr. Michael Koren, director of the Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research, has been studying this closely.