California has reached a milestone in its vaccination campaign: More than 50% of residents have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
Trader Joe’s, Walmart and Costco are among the first businesses to drop the mask requirement following updated CDC guidelines.
The guidance allows camps to operate if all participants are fully vaccinated and outlines steps to protect those who are not fully vaccinated.
The CDC changes announced Thursday don’t immediately alter mask rules in California, but they have raised some questions.
Some fear the CDC is moving too fast in lifting COVID-19 mask guidance for the vaccinated.
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks in most places, the CDC suggested. But in California, it may be a week or more before changes would be considered locally.
Patrick Soon-Shiong will give $213 million to South Africa, the country of his birth, to help with the transfer of new COVID-19 vaccine technology.
Teenagers 12 to 15 are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine starting today. No appointment is needed at L.A. County-run sites.
All vaccine sites run by L.A. County will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 and older starting Thursday.
The recommendation means many middle schoolers and virtually all high school students have the chance to be vaccinated before the next school year.