Now that the U.S. government has stepped back from issuing vaccines, long-term care operators have yet to start administering shots to protect one of the most vulnerable populations.
The updated shot is here. But pharmacies are rescheduling appointments, and some people are being told their insurance will not cover it.
Las nuevas formulaciones puede ayudar a combatir mejor el más reciente grupo de subvariantes que circulan en Estados Unidos.
What to know if you plan to get the shots simultaneously.
Scientists will meet on Tuesday to consider data on newly approved shots from Pfizer and Moderna.
The updated vaccines could become available within a few days.
Three years into the pandemic, the short- and long-term risks are becoming more clear.
An uptick in hospitalizations and deaths persists, but the numbers are relatively low and new vaccines are around the corner.
The shot is covered by Medicare Part D, but some with private prescription drug coverage are being asked to pay out of pocket.
New vaccines for older adults and an antibody therapy for infants provide options for preventing severe infection.