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One COVID-19 Vaccine Paused
Health officials in the United States have paused the use of one of the three approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Side Effects?
As health care professionals administer COVID-19 vaccines across the country, many people are wondering about possible side effects.
Got the Vaccine? Here's What You Can Do Now
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Third COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a third COVID-19 vaccine. And this one only requires one dose.
COVID-19 Vaccines Hit Pharmacies
As COVID-19 vaccination efforts ramp up around the country, health officials are trying to bring vaccines to the most convenient places possible.
Rolling Out the COVID-19 Vaccine
Health officials and pharmaceutical companies are planning to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. Here's what you need to know.
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Showing Promise
In the last couple of weeks, two COVID-19 vaccines have shown serious promise in early tests. An effective vaccine would be a huge step forward in the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.