The state has ordered 26,690 doses of the immunization and 91 providers have signed up to receive a supply of the vaccine.
Gov. Ned Lamont and other governors expressed dismay to the White House over pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The proposal calls for a three-stage distribution plan, but complex logistics remain unresolved.
‘The trust is not there,’ said Yale cardiologist Harlan Krumholz.
While Blacks and Latinos are hardest hit by the coronavirus, they are wary of participating in vaccine trials.
Although it is a coronavirus “hot spot,” Connecticut was not among those to receive the first shipments of the drug.
There are concerns about who will have access to the only drug known to reduce the severity of COVID-19.
Sen. Chris Murphy and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are among lawmakers leading efforts to see whether the virus will harm supply.
Researchers at Healthy Babies Bright Futures found that 95% of tested baby foods contained chemicals and metals that can affect brain development.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who has asked federal regulators to take e-cigarettes off the shelves, tackled the twin threats posed by teen vaping and an epidemic of lung injuries.
As the back-to-school season begins, the makers of EpiPen, an anti-allergy injector, are being blamed for shortages of the drug and inflated prices.
An e-cigarette. Connecticut lawmakers are sounding the alarm on teen vaping and tobacco use with a wave of legislation that would impose further restrictions on the products and attempt to curb youth access as states across the country are taking up similar measures. Bills introduced from both sides of the aisle or with bipartisan support […]
WASHINGTON – Followed by a phalanx of journalists, Rep. Jahana Hayes joined a group of House Democratic freshmen Wednesday who went on the hunt for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pressure him to hold votes on Democratic bills that would end the shutdown. They did not find McConnell, but even if they had, there’s little evidence they would succeeded in ending a 26-day stalemate.
The number of Connecticut high school students who used vaping products, such as e-cigarettes, doubled from 2015 to 2017, according to a new study released by the state Department of Public Health.
A bill designed to help Connecticut officials peer into the black box of drug pricing won final approval from a unanimous state Senate early Wednesday, and will now go to the governor. Proponents of the measure called it a necessary first step toward curbing expensive prescription drug prices.