Coronavirus News Roundup: CDC Eases Mask-Wearing for Those Fully-Vaccinated, FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Adolescents

With all Americans over 12 years able to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the CDC releasing recent changes to guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 headlines.

With all Americans over 12 years able to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the CDC releasing recent changes to guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 headlines.

Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.

CDC Eases Indoor Mask-Wearing Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

The CDC announced an updated guidance on mask wearing and social distancing for individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescents

The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine to include individuals 12 to 15 years of age.

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Good Neighbor Pharmacy Launches COVID-19 Vaccines Locator Tool

Good Neighbor Pharmacy, AmerisourceBergen’s network of independent community pharmacies, launched a COVID-19 Vaccines Pharmacy Locator Tool on MyGNP.com, a web-based platform designed to conveniently connect individuals with their local community pharmacy to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: A Focus on Safety

Ease patients’ concerns by being well versed in the safety profiles of each vaccine.

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Addressing Parental Concerns About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Dr Donna Hallas to discuss how to communicate with parents as well as how to address vaccines missed because of the pandemic.

Listen to the podcast from Contemporary Pediatrics.