Tag: coronavirus vaccine

83% of US Athletes at Tokyo Games Fully Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Eighty-three percent of U.S. Olympians at the Summer Games in Tokyo...

These 20 US Counties Are ‘Delta Danger Zones’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new data analysis of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the...

In a Race Against an Ever-Changing Virus, Are We Losing Ground?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A year ago, scientists looking at the future of the COVID-19...

Pfizer, AZ Vaccines Effective Against Delta, After 2 Doses: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca vaccines — the primary vaccine options in...

Necessary or Not, COVID Booster Shots Are Probably on the Horizon

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The drugmaker Pfizer recently announced that vaccinated people are likely to...

HIV Increases Risk for Severe COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. HIV increases the risk for severe COVID-19 by 6% and the...

Half of Unvaccinated in US Unconcerned About Delta Variant: Poll

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. About half of unvaccinated or partially vaccinated Americans aren’t concerned about...

Fort Rucker First US Base to Require Vaccination Proof

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Fort Rucker, an army base in Alabama, will now require uniformed...

2 NFL Teams Remain Under 50% Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two NFL teams remain under 50% vaccinated less than two weeks...

Records Reveal Tennessee’s Claims for Firing Vaccine Leader

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As controversy raged on over the firing...

Top Mississippi Hospital to Require Masks for Unvaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s only level-one trauma hospital and academic...

What’s the Chance That COVID-19 Vaccines Are Gene Therapy? ‘Zero’

There are lots of unfounded fears about the COVID-19 vaccines floating around, and one of the most pervasive is the idea that these new shots...

Homeopath Arrested for Fake COVID Immunization, Vaccine Card Scheme

A homeopathic doctor licensed in California was arrested yesterday and charged with a scheme to sell homeoprophylaxis immunization pellets and to falsify COVID-19 vaccination cards...

Health Officials Play COVID-19 Blame Game

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson suggested Tuesday...

Medical Coalition Endorses Vaccine Mandates for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A group of six medical organizations has put out a statement...

Expert Panel Tackles Boosters, Younger Patients, Rising COVID Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It’s been 18 months since a public health emergency was declared...

Pfizer, US Officials to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer and top U.S. health officials will meet today to discuss...

Summer Camps Hit With COVID Outbreaks — Are Schools Next?

The U.S. has seen a string of COVID-19 outbreaks tied to summer camps in recent weeks in places such as Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and...

FDA to Warn J&J Vaccine Can Increase Guillain-Barré Risk: Media

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. People receiving the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine could be at increased risk...

White House Calls Out Critics of COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to plateau across the U.S., the White House is beginning to call out elected officials who criticize the national effort...

Picky ‘Vaccine Sommeliers’ Undermine Brazil Inoculation Campaign, Experts Say

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – One question rippled through the queue outside a makeshift inoculation center in Rio de Janeiro’s beachside neighborhood of Copacabana...

FDA Pressured to Fully Approve COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. More and more experts are urging the FDA to grant full...

Biden Reemphasizes Strategies to Reach Unvaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Joe Biden renewed the push to get Americans vaccinated against...

Lottery Incentives Don’t Increase COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Lottery-based incentives such as cash and prizes don’t appear to increase...

Multiple Myeloma Patients May Not Mount Adequate Response to COVID Vaccine

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with multiple myeloma mount a highly variable antibody response after completing the recommended two-dose COVID-19 vaccination regimen, with some...