FAQ: What You Need To Know About Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine And Adolescents

WASHINGTON — Teens and preteens in the U.S. have spent much of the past year distance learning. Many have missed out on birthday parties, book clubs, team sports and hanging out with groups of friends. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration signaled that relief from all that may be nigh: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is […]

St. Louis Chemical Engineer Who Led Pfizer Team Says The Vaccine Is The Only Way Out

ST. LOUIS — Pfizer scientists, engineers and technicians were able to develop a vaccine that is 95% effective against the coronavirus. Paul Mensah, a chemical engineer and vice president of the bioprocess research and development group at Pfizer in St. Louis, led the team based in St. Louis and Andover, Massachusetts. It’s responsible for developing […]

State’s Expected Vaccine Shipments Halved For Next Two Weeks, Pritzker Says

SPRINGFIELD – The state has been advised it will receive roughly half of the shipment of COVID-19 vaccinations that it originally expected from the federal government for the next two weeks, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday. Next week’s national shipment was originally slated to include approximately 8 million vaccine doses but is now expected to […]

Illinois Receives First 43K Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

CHICAGO — Illinois received 43,000 doses in its first shipment of a COVID-19 vaccine Monday as health officials reported another 103 coronavirus deaths statewide. Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office says most of the shots will go to local health care centers to be distributed to health care workers. The news came as health care workers nationwide […]