COVID News: NJ Governor Murphy receives booster shot after Orlando vacation

NEW YORK (WABC) — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is encouraging everyone eligible to get their COVID booster shot after getting his own. The governor and his family received their boosters over the weekend at Monmouth Medical Center. They had just come back from a three-night thanksgiving trip to Orlando. He called the process “easy … Read more

COVID News: Vaccine makers preparing in case tweaks needed due to omicron variant

NEW YORK (WABC) — Pfizer and BioNTech say if a variant that evades the vaccine emerges, they would be ready to produce a tailor-made shot against that new variant within about 100 days. The companies released a statement to ABC News in response to growing concerns about the omicron variant. Meanwhile, Moderna says they’ve mobilized … Read more

324 people in Riverside County received Pfizer COVID vaccine frozen longer than recommended

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KABC) — More than 300 people who received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine recently in Riverside County may not be as fully protected from the virus as they thought. That’s because those vaccines were stored in the freezer longer than the manufacturer recommends, county health officials said in a news release Wednesday. Riverside University Health … Read more