Virologists are continually monitoring data on coronavirus variants. Countries differ by vaccination rates, however.
Preventing community spread will stop the development of new variants like omicron because mutations only occur inside living cells.
There are online resources to assist in answering the questions that parents have regarding the safety of COVID-19 vaccinations for their children.
Flu infections reached historic lows, due partially to mitigation measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. Will wearing masks and social distancing be part of public health education in the future?
When the COVID-19 vaccine became available, there was concern it wouldn’t adequately reach underserved communities. Learn how providers came together in California to quickly mobilize volunteer-based vaccination centers.
As the nation begins to experience a glimmer of hope as vaccinations proceed apace, the mental health toll on essential healthcare providers is becoming clearer by the day.
Ensuring the public that the coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective is key to helping Americans feel comfortable getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn how public health professionals and healthcare workers can help educate the public and dispel disinformation.
In early January, Gavi, a public-private partnership based in Geneva, announced the formation of a global emergency stockpile of 500,000 Ebola vaccines.