Community health groups celebrate education, vaccinations as COVID-19 emergency declaration ends
Dr. Adelita Cantu was the first person in Bexar County to get the first COVID-19 shot in Bexar County in December 2020. Since then, she's joined a community-wide coalition to educate and vaccinate the community to reduce COVID deaths.
Tourist who wrote ‘Maderna’ on COVID-19 vaccination card wanted after skipping Hawaii Zoom hearing
A Hawaii judge issued a bench warrant for an Illinois woman after she failed to appear for a virtual court hearing Wednesday following her arrest for an alleged fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled Moderna as “Maderna.”
Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia
As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow flow of vaccine doses from around the world is finally picking up speed, giving hope that inoculation rates can increase and help blunt the effect of the rapidly spreading delta variant.
The Latest: Australia official urges against AstraZeneca
The top health official in Australia's Queensland state is advising adults under age 40 not to take the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine because of the risk of a rare blood clotting disorder, even though the Australian government is making those shots available to all adults.
Second shot of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines necessary to protect against more contagious Delta COVID-19 variant, health officials say
A plea is resounding from local health leaders in Bexar County when it comes to the new Delta COVID-19 variant and vaccines. They're asking people to ensure they get the second dose of two-shot vaccines, like Pfizer and Moderna.