Precautions will be necessary until enough people have been vaccinated against COVID to reach herd immunity, and transmission of the coronavirus has been further reduced.
Johnson & Johnson is expected to get an Emergency Use Authorization as early as this weekend for its vaccine candidate, which is likely to mean an extra 15,000 doses for Nebraska in the first week.
A flyer that circulated in Omaha had falsely suggested that the two vaccines approved for COVID-19 contained tissue from aborted fetuses.
The early, positive results of nursing home vaccinations represent clinical evidence that the vaccines could one day help stamp out the worldwide pandemic.
The man, who was in his late 40s, had a number of existing health conditions and lived in a long-term care facility.
Not only are current vaccine allocations to the state being increased, new data shows that six doses rather than five can be administered from each vial of Pfizer vaccine.
Winter weather apparently delayed shipments of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
On a chilly night last February, 57 Americans who had traveled from Wuhan, China, landed in Omaha to quarantine at Camp Ashland, giving Nebraska experts an early introduction to the new coronavirus.
A top Nebraska pandemic official says the state’s vaccination program is building momentum and will add a new set of locations as soon as next week.
76-year-old California nurse practitioner Sigrid Stokes is following in her family's footsteps during the pandemic.
“There’s no other time in history that medicine has changed as quickly as it has in the preceding 12 months. To be able to be a part of that in western Nebraska, where (people often say) ‘Oh, those are the hicks,’ but we are leading the state."
January 27, 2021 was the first time Kelsey Townsend met her daughter, 3-month-old Lucy outside the womb. Townsend gave birth to her on Nov. 4 …
The state will receive a 16% boost in its allocation over the next several weeks.
Nebraska unveiled its long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine registration site Thursday.
See photos from Lincoln's first vaccine clinic at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday.
It will take up to four months to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to Nebraskans 65 or older under the current allocated flow of vaccine to the state, Gov. Pete Ricketts said Friday.
The addition of people 65 and older to the COVID-19 vaccination priority list has created uncertainty among some people who had been next in line.
Even as a top state official praised the vaccination preparations as “phenomenal” and “outstanding," fundamental questions about the campaign remain under discussion.
Lowering the minimum age to 65 for Phase 1B could mean it will take four months to vaccinate everyone, a state official said.
A top official in Nebraska’s vaccine effort cautioned that the shifting priority will add some 300,000 to 400,000 people to the next vaccine group.