The Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

The FINANCIAL -- A coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine is now available to children ages 12 through 15 in the U.S. Here's what parents, caregivers and children need to know about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, the possible side effects,…

4 mins read

Children Also Face Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

The FINANCIAL --  Long-term effects of COVID-19 infection are affecting the health of some children and teens, as well as adults. While most children with COVID-19 infection have mild symptoms or have no symptoms at all, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

4 mins read

When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for children?

The FINANCIAL -- Anyone 16 and older is now approved to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but researchers hope to open up vaccinations for those under 16 soon. Clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine with children ages 12–15 have shown promising results, Mayo…

3 mins read

Relaxation for stress relief

The FINANCIAL -- May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about managing the stress in your life, Mayo Clinic notes.…

1 min read

New CDC guidance for vaccinated adults. What does it mean?

The FINANCIAL -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidance for masking outdoors and for fully vaccinated people. For instance, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a protective mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and…

2 mins read

J&J COVID-19 vaccine pause ends

The FINANCIAL -- On Friday, April 23, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), an independent immunization advisory group for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, voted to resume distribution of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine after a 10-day…

4 mins read