DOH authorizes booster doses for Moderna, Johnson & Johnson vaccines

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health will adopt the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines on COVID-19 booster doses for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. “Boosters doses are common for many vaccines and will provide additional protection to Hawai‘i residents at higher risk for severe illness or occupational exposure,” said […]

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DOH prepares for likely authorization of COVID-19 vaccine for keiki 5-11

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is planning for the likely administration of COVID-19 vaccinations to children 5-11 as it closely monitors federal review of the Pfizer vaccine for this age group. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must authorize use of the vaccine and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and […]

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UPDATE: Today, an FDA advisory panel unanimously voted to recommend Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11.

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