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COVID-19 Coverage

FDA Panel Takes Up Tough Questions On J&J COVID-19 Boosters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health advisers on Friday tackled who should get boosters of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine and when — and whether using a competing brand for the second dose might provide better protection. The push for boosters kicked off last month after ...

FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday, saying they should be offered at least two months after immunization. J&J has asked the Food and Drug Administration for flexibility with its booster, ...

Cities, Police Unions Clash As Vaccine Mandates Take Effect

Police departments around the U.S. that are requiring officers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance that some fear could leave law enforcement shorthanded and undermine public safety. Police unions and officers are pushing back by filing lawsuits to ...

Over 40 COVID-19 Cases Reported At Warren County Jail

WARREN, Pa. — Nearly half of the current population of the Warren County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19. Most recent data available from the jail on Tuesday indicates that 45 of 106 inmates had tested positive. None have been hospitalized and no fatalities have resulted from these ...

UPMC Reaffirms Importance Of Vaccines For Pregnant Women

UPMC Chautauqua is reaffirming the importance of COVID-19 vaccines for those who are pregnant. Dr. Andrea Walsh, MD OB-GYN, spoke with The Post-Journal regarding the vaccine, explaining that the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology “strongly recommend vaccination in pregnancy, in ...