A Hy-Vee pharmacy in Mankato, Minnesota incorrectly administered the COVID-19 vaccine to 62 patients, according to a statement from Hy-Vee.
The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stressed Friday that the trajectory of the pandemic is still concerning, as emerging variants of COVID-19 could be stalling progress in beating the virus back.
U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.
For the first time since Feb. 13, Minnesota reported over 20,000 people got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine dose in a single day. Winter storms delayed vaccine shipments last week, but it appears the shipments are back on track.
Governments say getting vaccinated and having the proper documentation to prove it will smooth the way to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and such efforts have gotten a head start in Israel.
A new doctor is taking the helm at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation at an all-important time.
A three-year-old Minnesota girl is celebrating her third "heart birthday" after receiving a heart transplant as an infant.
Kristina Scorpo and Pamela Addison were complete strangers, but formed a bond under heartbreaking circumstances: They both lost their husbands to the coronavirus in 2020.
Gov. Tim Walz said Thursday he will put Minnesotans with certain medical conditions, food processing workers and some "targeted essential workers" next in line for a COVID-19 vaccine in April.
Over 43% of Minnesota seniors have now received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials reported Thursday.
The Minnesota Department of Health released estimates for how many people belong to each of the COVID-19 vaccination eligibility groups.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Thursday, Feb. 25 announced that new groups will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 1.
COVID-19 vaccines appear to be working against today’s variants, but companies are making plans to update their shots if needed.
Pfizer said it will offer a third dose to 144 volunteers, drawing from people who participated in the vaccine’s early-stage U.S. testing last year.
February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually disappeared from the U.S., with reports coming in at far lower levels than anything seen in decades.
Moderna says it has sent its new COVID-19 vaccine candidate designed specifically to combat the highly transmissible South Africa coronavirus variant to the National Institutes of Health for a Phase 1 clinical trial.
A large real-world test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine confirms that it’s very effective at preventing serious illness or death, even after one dose. The results come from a mass vaccination campaign in Israel.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will wait until 70 percent of senior citizens get the COVID-19 vaccine before expanding eligibility to other groups, a mark the governor expects to hit by the end of March.
One of the largest health care systems in the state is donating millions of dollars to a new University of Minnesota research center. It's all part of a growing commitment to address inequities in public health care.
Lucia DeClerck credits prayer for surviving the coronavirus at 105 years old, but she also pointed out she has a diet of raisins soaked in gin.