Tag Archives: Vaccination

St. Louis County urges masks regardless of vaccination status

St. Louis County health officials are urging residents to mask up while in indoor public settings and even while at large outdoor gatherings when social distancing is not possible regardless of vaccination status amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The update, posted Monday, follows an advisory issued July 1 warning about increases in community transmission… Read More »

Myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination higher in military population than expected, study finds

A greater number of heart inflammation cases cropped up among members of the U.S. military than expected following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, a study found, though authors emphasized the benefits of the shots exceed risks of rare adverse events. The Defense Health Agency published findings in the JAMA Cardiology journal, noting 23 otherwise healthy male patients… Read More »

Without Enough Boots on the Ground, California’s Vaccination Efforts Falter

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom routinely boasts that California has “one of the highest vaccination rates in the United States of America.” But Newsom, facing a recall election this fall, rarely mentions that the state’s covid vaccine uptake has largely stagnated in Black and Latino neighborhoods hardest hit by the coronavirus, and in rural outposts… Read More »