Author: Laura Kaiser

UW Health announced today that organ transplant recipients as well as patients on its waiting list will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Dr. Dixon Kaufman, medical director for UW Health’s Transplant Center, says transplant recipients are at “far greater risk” of severe illness or death...

By the end of Wednesday, nearly 1 million children ages 5 to 11 will have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Jeff Zients, President Joe Biden's COVID-19 response coordinator, confirmed on Wednesday that another 700,000 shots have been scheduled in pharmacies across the country for younger children. Adam Keating,...

The head of a long-term care network in Wisconsin warns the industry’s staffing shortage will be amplified by the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate once it goes into effect Jan. 4.  “It’s unlikely we’re going to be achieving 100 percent vaccination rate by January 4, just...