Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Health

COVID-19 vaccination and young children: What to know

Elementary-aged children around the country are now eligible to receive a kid-sized shot of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.  The doses are about one-third of the dose given to adolescents and adults. While Moderna and...

Genetic virus test suggests COVID-19 transmission to household pets

Is Your Pet Healthy Enough? A recent study found that pet health is on the decline in the U.S., and what’s even more concerning, is that your dog or cat’s health could impact your...

Rhode Island’s first 2021 influenza outbreak confirmed

A cluster of 28 students tested positive for influenza A since Oct. 24 at the University of Rhode Island (South Kingstown), the first known influenza outbreak of the state this year, according to the...

Idaho reports first human to die from rabies since 1978

An Idaho man has died after contracting rabies and is reported to be the first human case of rabies in the state since 1978. The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare announced Thursday that...