Demand For COVID-19 Booster Shots Less Than Anticipated, Even As Protections From Original Vaccine WaneDr. Kimberly Shriner, an infectious disease doctor at Huntington Hospital, explains that immunity starts to wane months after your second shot, and that the booster acts something like a reminder.
FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization For Moderna And Johnson & Johnson's COVID Vaccine Booster ShotsThe FDA on Wednesday granted emergency use authorization to booster shots from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
Top News Stories You Might Not Have Heard About This WeekThese are the top news stories you might not have heard about this week.
FDA Advisory Panel Endorses J&J BoosterA panel from the Food and Drug Administration endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.
Two Doses Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Offers 94% Protection Against COVID, Study FindsJohnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that new research shows two doses of its COVID-19 vaccine offer stronger protection against the disease.
Johnson & Johnson Plans To Make Booster ShotJohnson & Johnson said it was working with federal officials, including the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on the next steps to enhance the effects of the vaccine and ready a possible booster shot.
Will The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need A Booster Shot Against The Delta COVID Variant?Doctors and epidemiologists are closely monitoring the rise of the Delta coronavirus variant.
Westlake Area Vaccine And Taco-Giveaway Event Organized By CultivaLA And County Supervisor Hilda SolisLos Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and CultivaLA hosted a COVID-19 vaccination clinic and "tacomania" event Saturday.
CDC Recommends Resuming Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 VaccineA panel of advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Friday to recommend resuming the use of Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine to protect against COVID-19.
Californians Age 50 And Older Eligible For COVID VaccineIn Los Angeles County alone, the new eligibility requirements will mean about 1.4 million more people will qualify.
Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom Receives Johnson & Johnson Vaccine In Baldwin HillsThe 53-year-old Newsom will receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and will then hold a news briefing with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
LA County Reports 538 New Cases Of COVID-19, Just One DeathLos Angeles County reported 538 new cases of COVID-19 and just one additional death Sunday, though health officials said the relatively low numbers and deaths may reflect delays in weekend reporting.
Calif. To Receive An Initial 380K Doses Of Johnson & Johnson COVID VaccineThe single-dose vaccine doesn’t require ultra-cold freezers, but can be stored at standard refrigerator temperatures for up to three months.
CDC Shares Distribution And Messaging Advice On Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, also known as the Janssen vaccine, is expected to be authorized as soon as Saturday and recommended for use Sunday.
COVID Vaccine Availability Continues To Fall Short, But New Offerings Could HelpLocal and state health officials continue to warn about the limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine supplies, but there's hope on the horizon.