Tag: coronavirus vaccine

FDA OKs Pfizer COVID Booster for 65 and Over, Those at High Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late Wednesday granted emergency...

US to Ease Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Visitors

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. will lift travel restrictions in November for international travelers...

Cerebral Thrombosis After COVID Vax Deadlier Than Sporadic Form

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) that occurs as part of the...

No Serious Health Risks in Large Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Serious health risks were no more common in the first 3...

US Health Officials Warn Booster Shots May Be Limited Initially

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Top federal health officials have told White House officials that the...

COVID-19 Disease May Actually Cause Preeclampsia, Suggests Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New evidence strongly suggests that COVID-19 disease causes an increased risk...

HIV Vaccine Fails, Prompting Calls for More PrEP

Last year, Katherine Gill, MD, an HIV prevention researcher in Cape Town, South Africa, realized how jaded she’d become to vaccine research when the Pfizer...

NCCN Recommends Third COVID-19 Dose for Patients With Cancer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Experts at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) have now issued...

COVID Vax Booster Trial Begun in People With Autoimmune Disease

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...

Nearly 1 in 5 Parents Put Off Care for Their Kids in Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Many families delayed much-needed healthcare for their children out of fears...

Get Flu Shot Early This Year? Same Time as COVID Vaccine?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. With first-time COVID-19 immunizations continuing and the plan to offer booster...

Scientists Say Biden Jumped the Gun With Vaccine Booster Plan

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration’s plans to make covid-19 booster shots available next...

Healthcare Workers Eager for COVID Booster Shots

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID vaccine boosters move closer to reality, most physicians and...

COVID Anxiety Rising Amid Delta Surge, AP-NORC Poll Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. DENVER, Colorado (AP) — Anxiety in the United States over COVID-19...

Montana Only State to Ban Vaccine Requirements for Employees

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte receives a shot of the Pfizer COVID-19...

Guidance on Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Dose for MS Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients age 12 years and older with multiple sclerosis (MS) who...

Biden Plans to Tie Vaccines for Nursing Home Staff to Fed Funding

President Joe Biden intends to use the financial clout of Medicare and Medicaid to require that the staff of US nursing homes get COVID-19 vaccines,...

Latest Data Show Increase in Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Preliminary data from seven states suggest that breakthrough COVID-19 infections among...

Cuba Struggles to Get Oxygen to the Sick, Vaccines to the Healthy

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba has turned to the military to provide oxygen amid a surge of the coronavirus even as doctors rush to administer locally...

Minnesota Mom Gets Vaccinated for Son’s Birthday

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Minnesota resident Sheletta Brundidge, 49, expected her son to ask for...

Just Trust Us on the COVID Booster

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was confident in June about the ability...

Church Requires COVID Vaccination for In-Person Service

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. One Atlanta church says you must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination...

New Orleans Announces Vaccine Rules for Indoor Venues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. New Orleans will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19...

CDC Endorses Third Dose of mRNA Vaccines for Immunocompromised

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD,...

German Nurse Suspected of Giving Saline Instead of COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A nurse in Germany is suspected of giving saline solution rather...