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Excitement in the Air as Seniors Get Their Vaccinations

Excitement in the Air as Seniors Get Their Vaccinations

Vitals staffers Ashley Boarman and Emma Dugas contributed to this story. JoAnn Yuen of San Francisco hasn’t seen her grandchildren since March. But that should change soon. Yuen, 82, was thrilled to be first in line to get her COVID-19 vaccination at a Sutter Health...

Doctors See Parallels Between COVID-19, ‘Spanish Flu’ Pandemics

Doctors See Parallels Between COVID-19, ‘Spanish Flu’ Pandemics

History provides important lessons for the present and future. The pandemic of 1918-19, called the “Spanish Flu” (which originated in the United States), is a good indicator of what we’re currently experiencing, says Gary Green, M.D., a California infectious disease...

No Vaccine for This Virus, but Advances Have Saved Lives

No Vaccine for This Virus, but Advances Have Saved Lives

While COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out to the public less than a year after official reports of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the United States, there is still no vaccine for another deadly virus that reared its ugly head about 40 years ago, accounting for...

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