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LA County Reports Nearly 45,000 New COVID Cases Over the Weekend
January 3, 2022
Los Angeles County reported nearly 45,000 new cases of COVID-19 this weekend, an alarmingly high number in light of the typical delays in weekend reporting. Officials reported 23,553 new cases for Saturday, and another 21,200 positive tests Sunday, after a one-day record of 27,091 new infections were reported Friday. ... read more »
US Children Hospitalized with COVID in Near-Record Numbers
December 30, 2021
 The omicron-fueled surge that is sending COVID-19 cases rocketing in the U.S. is putting children in the hospital in close to record numbers, and experts lament that most of the youngsters are not vaccinated. ... read more »
LA County Daily COVID Cases Soar Above 16,000; Hospitalizations Climb
December 30, 2021
Los Angeles County reported a staggering 16,510 new COVID-19 cases in its latest data, one of the highest daily totals of the pandemic and up nearly 75% from Tuesday, while the hospitalization number soared again, prompting a call for residents to rethink their holiday gathering plans. ... read more »
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New Variant Cause for Concern, Not Panic, Biden Tells US
December 2, 2021
President Joe Biden called the new coronavirus variant omicron a cause for concern but “not a cause for panic” Monday and said he was not considering any widespread U.S. lockdown. He urged Americans anew to get fully vaccinated, including booster shots, and return to face masks indoors in public settings to slow any spread. ... read more »
Calif. Officials: Get Booster Shot; Celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday Safely
November 25, 2021
On Saturday, the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup  completed a separate review of the federal government’s approval process for the booster shots and also recommended that “individuals 18 or older who have completed their primary vaccination series,” take the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna boosters. ... read more »
U.S. Advisory Panel to Consider Expanding Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots
November 18, 2021
An influential U.S. advisory panel will discuss expanding eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults Friday, a move that could make the shots available nationwide as early as this weekend. ... read more »
Moderna Reports Covid Vaccine Safe for Children 6 to 12
October 28, 2021
The pharmaceutical giant plans to submit its findings later this week to federal regulators ... read more »
LACo Health Officials Urge COVID Boosters, Await Approval of Shots for Kids
October 27, 2021
Los Angeles County health officials again urged eligible residents to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, while they also prepared for anticipated federal approval of vaccinations for children aged 5 to 11. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday recommended approval of an emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 5. FDA officials still need to approve the recommendation, along with a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee and the CDC director. ... read more »
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Moderna says its low-dose COVID shot works for kids 6 to 11
October 25, 2021
Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer joins its rival Pfizer in moving toward expanding shots to children. Pfizer’s kid-size vaccine doses are closer to widespread use. They are undergoing evaluation by the Food and Drug Administration for youngsters in nearly the same age group, 5 to 11, and could be available by early November. The company’s vaccine already is authorized for anyone 12 or older. ... read more »
LA County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Deaths; Hospitalizations Hold Steady
September 28, 2021
Los Angeles County's number of COVID-19-positive hospital patients held mostly steady according to the latest data, increasing by one, while the county reported just five new virus-related deaths. Numbers of new fatalities and COVID infections tend to be low on Mondays due to delays in reporting from the weekend. The five new COVID deaths reported Monday gave the county an overall death toll of 26,018. The county reported another 986 cases, for a pandemic total of 1,455,155. ... read more »
Moderna Vaccine Appears to Offer Strongest Protection Against COVID
September 23, 2021
CDC Says All Vaccines Offer Strong Resistance to the Virus According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two-dose regimens of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccines provided a high level of protection against COVID-19 hospitalizations in a real-world evaluation at 21 U.S. ... read more »
US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19
August 18, 2021
U.S. health officials Wednesday announced plans to offer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling. ... read more »
An Emphasis on Safety: Addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among pregnant women
June 3, 2021
Even as the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered increases, there are still lingering concerns in the public surrounding side effects in women, particularly among expecting mothers. ... read more »
A DOCTOR’S NOTE ON VACCINES
June 2, 2021
A Message Sponsored by Los Angeles County What are the chances the vaccine has any long-term side effects on my health After you receive your COVID-19 vaccine, ... read more »
White House COVID-19 Response Team Unites with Black Press to Encourage Vaccinations
May 13, 2021
Seeking to reassure African Americans that the COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force united with the Black Press to spread the word. ... read more »

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