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Drew: Frequently asked questions and answers about COVID-19 booster shots

By Samuetta Hill Drew It is hard to believe sometimes that the topics of these safety articles over the past year continue to be centered...

Drew: What to know about the COVID Booster Shots

By Samuetta Hill Drew While some Americans are contemplating whether to receive one of the federal drug administrations (FDA) approved COVID-19 vaccines – Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna...

Drew: Selecting the safest mask for you and your family

By Samuetta Hill Drew With more job sites, stores and school districts requiring masks, it is essential you understand how to select the best mask...

Delta Variant Has Medical Community Back to Square One: UAB Expert

By Anna Jones UAB News It is like jumping from an airplane without a parachute. That is what one expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham says about not...

What Parents Need to Know About Vaccines and the COVID Pandemic

By Suzanne Wallace, MD Pediatricians across the country have seen office visits decline by up to half during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the American...

Drew: What is the Delta Variant and Its Impact?

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s article was the first in a series of safety articles reviewing the latest scientific and medical communities' concerns about...

How to talk to your children about COVID-19 vaccines

UAB News While children are much less likely than adults to have problems from a COVID-19 infection, COVID is still the 10th-leading cause of pediatric...

Almost 30 percent of UAB vaccinations go to Black Alabamians, changes...

UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham and UAB Medicine have delivered 133,323 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines since mid-December, with almost 30 percent of those administered to individuals who...

Five Easy Tips to Secure COVID Vaccine Appointments

By James C. Appleby In the United States, more than eight in 10 Covid-19 deaths have occurred among those of aged 65 or above. This sobering...

How Black Residents in Birmingham Overcame Fear to Take COVID-19 vaccines 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  When some of her family members contracted coronavirus last year, Mary Wilkerson knew she would want a COVID-19 vaccine as...

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