Austin Fisher

Austin Fisher

Austin Fisher is a Source New Mexico journalist based in Santa Fe. He has worked for newspapers in New Mexico and his home state of Kansas, including the Topeka Capital-Journal, the Garden City Telegram, the Rio Grande SUN and the Santa Fe Reporter. Since starting a full-time career in reporting in 2015, he’s aimed to use journalism to lift up voices that typically go unheard in public debates around economic inequality, policing and environmental racism.

Photo shows Susan Hinchcliffe, a woman administering a Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to a 14-month-old boy. He looks curious.

Parents and advocates scrutinize FDA delay in COVID vaccines for young kids

By: and - June 30, 2022

Clinical trials began in spring 2021 for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine tailored to infants and young children. After multiple variant surges, the trials had results by spring 2022. But it wasn’t until June 2022 that a federal panel looked at the Moderna trial results, alongside Pfizer’s similar vaccine, and gave its blessing. That delay left a […]