A source familiar with the discussions says administration health experts could make the recommendation for fully vaccinated adults as soon as this week.
In sprawling Flathead County, only 25% of adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Public health experts worry about reservoirs of potential outbreaks as neighbors still debate the virus' danger.
Companies like Tyson and Amazon are offering on-site coronavirus vaccinations to their employees in order to remove barriers to getting the shots.
In a statement on Tuesday, U.S. authorities said they are "reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine."
With less than two-thirds the population of the U.S., Brazil logged nearly 4,200 deaths on Tuesday amid reports that hospital ICUs are being overwhelmed by the surge in coronavirus cases.
The three vaccines available in the U.S. are safe and effective, but not ideal. Now, work is underway to create more convenient and potent vaccines, including a tablet and nasal spray.
The possibility that vaccines meant to prevent the disease may also be a treatment for long COVID — when symptoms linger for months — has sparked optimism among patients and scientists.
NPR tours the factory of the world's largest vaccine maker: Serum Institute of India. It's manufacturing nearly 100 million doses a month of the Oxford-AstraZeneca formula and exporting them globally.
Several other countries including France, Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland moved to suspend injections of the vaccine this week.
The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago gave an impassioned speech about the vaccine rollout, warning of hoarding and price gouging. Here's what we could find out about the cost of a dose.
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is vaccinating its community at rates faster than the rest of South Dakota. That mirrors a trend in Indian Country, which has been hard-hit by the coronavirus.
Agency officials said reducing the number of doses creates a potential for harm in patients because "they may assume that they are fully protected when they are not" and may "take unnecessary risks."