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Elizabeth Chuck

Elizabeth Chuck is a reporter for NBC News who focuses on health and mental health, particularly issues that affect women and children.

Elizabeth Chuck is a reporter for NBC News who focuses on health and mental health, particularly issues that affect women and children.

Latest from Elizabeth Chuck

22h ago

‘Left behind’: For those with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not provided same freedoms

For many people with weakened immune systems, vaccines have not offered the same degree of relief and return to normalcy as they have for those with no underlying health conditions.

Age, underlying health condition were 'double blow' to Powell, experts say

Fatal breakthrough Covid-19 infections among people who have been fully vaccinated, like former Secretary of State Colin Powell, are rare.

What led to Bill Clinton's hospitalization? Warning signs of the common infection

What led to Bill Clinton's hospitalization? A common health issue
16d ago

Mother of girl, 10, who died 5 days after showing Covid symptoms: ‘Covid is real’

A Virginia girl died of Covid-19 complications days after she started showing symptoms, according to her parents, who said she may have been exposed as a result of being classroom "nurse."
17d ago

Pfizer asks FDA for emergency authorization for its Covid vaccine for kids ages 5-11

Pfizer called the request "an important step in our ongoing effort" against Covid-19.

Pfizer asks FDA for emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11

Pfizer said the request "is an important step in our ongoing effort against #COVID19."
19d ago

Parents say 10-year-old who died of COVID-19 was told to be class 'nurse'

The Virginia school district is investigating the claim that she was asked to escort sick children to the nurse's office.
19d ago

From 'heroes to villains': Why this Covid surge is different for health care workers

Exhausted amid hospital staff shortages and emotionally depleted, health care workers are also facing growing skepticism and rage from patients.
26d ago

Delta variant fears, crammed hospitals drove recent uptick in vaccination rate, poll finds

Knowing someone who became seriously ill or who died of Covid was another major reason cited, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
32d ago

Doctors desperately want pregnant women to get vaccinated. It's an uphill battle.

"Most people who are pregnant are generally young and generally healthy, so they don’t really expect that if they were to get this infection that they could be as sick as we are seeing," one doctor said.
39d ago

'Misinformation killed her': Bride-to-be who hesitated to get vaccinated dies of Covid

Exclusive: Samantha Wendell was worried the vaccine would affect her fertility. Instead of attending her wedding, her family is now planning her funeral.