Vaccines Explained

The Three Questions We Are Asking About Mixing and Matching COVID-19 Vaccines

The US recently gave the all-clear to mix booster shots of one COVID-19 vaccine with other brands of the shot. Here’s why that’s safe and actually more effective. 

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Pfizer’s COVID-19 Booster Shot

Some Michiganders may want to seek out a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot. Here’s what to know about the safe extra dose and how it can help keep you and others safe. 

In this Jan. 27, 2021, Associated Press file photo, Yvonne Gibbs, 72, receives Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, at the TCF Center in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio File)
What Has Michigan Vaccine Rates Improving? A Look Inside the State’s Latest Outreach Program

More than 30 people won large sums of money. Over 2.4 million signed up for a life-saving vaccination. To the state of Michigan, that means the MI Shot To Win Sweepstakes was a success. 

Southern Nevada Health District nurse Daliah Rubio administers a a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination to Victor Rodriguez, 70, of Nevada, at Jerome Mack Middle School on January 29, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Southern Nevada Health District is operating the site as a pop-up clinic for seniors age 70 and older.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
From Scheduling to Selfies: Everything Michiganders Need to Know to Get Vaccinated

Most Michiganders become eligible for the vaccine April 5. We've got everything you need to know before, during, and after your vaccination.

Michigan radiologic technologist Michele Westrick gets vaccinated at a metro Detroit clinic.
I’m Vaccinated, Now What? 7 Key Questions Post-Vaccine Michiganders Are Asking

Do I have to still wear a mask? When will things be normal again? Michiganders have questions, and we have answers.

Some ampoules with ncov-2019 vaccine in a box. to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Speedy and Safe: From the First Diagnosis to Kalamazoo Making Vaccines in Just a Year

Public support and new tech were key to developing the coronavirus vaccine in record time, without sacrificing the rigorous standards of science.

Pharmacist Mike Tiberg, retired, has returned to work to prepare COVID vaccines in Grand Traverse County.
No More ‘Standing on the Sidelines’: Why This Michigan Pharmacist Came Out of Retirement

Retired pharmacist Mike Tiberg was ready to come back to work so he could play a part in the largest vaccination campaign in history.