• As additional shots mRNA shots roll out, Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients told to wait

    (CNN) — The calls and emails about Covid-19 boosters have already started coming in to Dr. William Schaffner’s medical center in Nashville, Tennessee. It started last week, when the the the US Food and Drug Administration and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended an additional dose for certain immunocompromised people who had been given […]

  • County Second Dose Vaccine Clinics Up and Running

    The second day of second dose vaccine clinics went as planned in Riverside County. One of them was held at COVID super-site at the Indio Fairgrounds, where one side is dedicated to drive through testing and the other to COVID vaccinations. On Thursday it was a by appointment only, second dose clinic. Those receiving their […]

  • Whistleblower Complaint about Coronavirus Quarantine Triggers Alarm

    Complaints that healthcare professionals temporarily stationed at March Air Reserve Base to oversee the precautionary quarantine of nearly 200 evacuees for possible coronavirus exposure were not properly trained prompted a congressman Thursday to call for an investigation. “I am extremely concerned and alarmed by the allegations a senior official at Health & Human Services has […]

  • US on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades

    This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States’ top infectious disease doctor. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, said while it’s impossible to predict how the flu will play out, the season so far is on track […]

  • California Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure at LAX

    Three people with the measles virus recently traveled through Los Angeles International Airport, the LA County Department of Public Health said Monday, as it warned that others may have been exposed. The three people, who do not live in Los Angeles, were in the airport December 11 between 6:50 a.m. and noon in Terminals 4 […]

  • California Senate Votes For Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks

    Sodas and other sugary drinks sold in California would come with warning labels about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill that narrowly cleared the state Senate on Thursday despite strong opposition from the beverage industry. The Senate voted 21-11 on Thursday to require warning labels on drinks that contain 75 calories or more […]

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