The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against COVID-19, a White House official said on Thursday.
Although Nashua’s COVID-19 positivity rate remains higher than the state average, health officials in the city reported Wednesday that about 30% of its residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine.
Concerns about blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines are deepening worries that theshots may not soon reach developing nations, which are far behind rich countries in immunizations and lack widespread access to costlier alternatives.
CONCORD — New Hampshire will follow the lead of federal regulators and pause its own use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19, after six women across the country developed blood clots within two weeks of getting the shot.
U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after six recipients developed a rare disorder involving blood clots, in a fresh setback to global efforts to tackle the pandemic.
The U.S. expects to have enough coronavirus vaccine to meet demand by May even with a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's shot -- but a lengthy halt would upend some of President Joe Biden's goals and prolong the effort to inoculate as many Americans as possible.
CONCORD — Loosening restrictions on day care centers and outdoor dining in preparation for a return to full-time school and the arrival of the summer tourist season is being recommended by the state’s Economic Reopening Task Force.
April 12 (Reuters) - The United States reported an 8% rise in new cases of COVID-19 to 490,000 last week, the fourth week in a row that infections have increased, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
A recent spike in COVID-19 cases at Sanborn Regional High School has prompted a warning from school leaders, who are pleading with students to continue following mask-wearing and social distancing protocols outside of school.
WASHINGTON — For Kendrick Fulton, the COVID-19 pandemic opened the door to an unexpected opportunity to rebuild his life in Round Rock, Texas, after serving 17 years behind bars for selling crack cocaine.
WASHINGTON — China’s failure to provide access to global health experts made the COVID-19 pandemic worse than it had to be, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Sunday, and it was important to “get to the bottom” of the origin of the novel coronavirus.
JERUSALEM — The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
Many have shifted to working from home over the last year. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, just 20% of all employed people whose jobs could be done remotely actually operated from home all or most of the time. That number has skyrocketed to 71% and 54% of people with jobs that could be done re…
Fake coronavirus vaccine passports are being sold online for "peanuts" in a fast-growing scam that has alarmed authorities as countries bet on the documents to revive travel and their economies, cyber security experts said.
CONCORD — School districts that do not comply with the April 19 deadline for resumption of five-day-a-week in-person learning will have to extend the school year to reach the 180 days of instruction required by state law, Gov. Chris Sununu has announced.
Magdalen College ignored the state’s recommendation to hold online-only services for Holy Week and close the campus to the public amid a campus COVID-19 outbreak, prompting state officials to warn that the public might have been exposed to the virus during Easter services.