The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

mRNA from the COVID-19 vaccine is a set of molecular instructions. Cells use it to create SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins, which are not infectious. Then the body can make antibodies specific to the pathogen.

Science Explained: What does a booster shot do for immunity?

EMMA LEDBETTER and CALLIE GERBER November 18, 2021

Booster shots for Pfizer and Moderna are approved for people with underlying conditions or those in high-risk settings. However, many people stumble across the same question: What exactly is a booster...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 on Oct. 29.

Local schools respond to Pfizer vaccine authorization for children

ABBY SONNICHSEN, Evergreen Photographer November 12, 2021

Pullman Public Schools will not require students to be vaccinated to attend school. This announcement follows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

Students are required to submit proof of vaccination or an exemption request on the Cougar Health Services portal by Sept. 10.

Removal of personal exemption, FDA approval prompts student to get vaccinated

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, resulting in a slimming down of acceptable vaccine exemptions at WSU. Originally, WSU allowed...

FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor August 24, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.  The vaccine will be marketed to people 16 and over to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but will still...

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