The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces that children 5-11 years old are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine requires two doses 21 days apart for full protection, and is the first and only vaccine currently available for this age group.
A new study at UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Cade is one of 100 local children participating in a study aimed at getting K-12 students who have medical complexities back to in-person school safely.
Colin Powell, the first black U.S. Secretary of State died today, October 18, due to COVID-19 complications. Doctors recognize there could be a deterrence to get vaccinated due to the unfortunate and high profile death.