Tag: coronavirus vaccine

Baseball, Beer, Bucks: COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives Grow

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. We’re way beyond free doughnuts now. Athletic teams, governors, and national...

Require Doctors Be COVID-19 Vaccinated?

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for healthcare providers? Most clinicians polled by Medscape...

Majority of Parents Will Wait on Kids’ COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Three-quarters of parents don’t plan to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19...

Should COVID Shots for Teens Go to Developing Countries?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. U.S. officials are poised to authorize the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for...

Docs Mobilize Help For Indian Colleagues Affected by COVID Surge

Clinicians from across the world are banding together to mobilize help for their colleagues in India, where more than 300,000 new cases of COVID-19 have...

Text Reminders to Get Flu Shot Could Work for COVID-19 Too

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When people with an upcoming doctor’s appointment get a text reminder...

Restrict J&J COVID Vaccine in Women Under 50?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines should be considered as the preferable...

US COVID-19 Cases Drop as Spring Wave Slows

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the U.S. as the spring...

Brazil Pharma Flags ‘Retaliation’ Risk Over Bill to Drop Vaccine Patents

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian pharmaceutical associations on Friday called for lawmakers to reject a bill that seeks to suspend COVID-19 vaccine patents, saying it could...

AHA Guidance on Blood Clots Linked to COVID-19 Vaccine

A newly released report is offering guidance concerning rare conditions associated with COVID-19 as well as vaccines against the virus. The report was released today...

GSK focused on split as cost checks, COVID-19 easings aid earnings

Plans for GSK to split in two are “well underway” it said on Wednesday, as a cost clampdown and rising clinic visits for critical treatments...

Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Safe, Effective During Pregnancy

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to be safe in...

Could It Happen Here? India’s Dire COVID Situation Likely to Worsen

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Reports out of India describe a dire COVID-19 situation unfolding, with...

European Union to Allow Vaccinated US Tourists This Summer

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. US tourists who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be...

Turnout Low as Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Returns in Florida

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Turnout was so low for the...

Will Michigan’s Conservative Outposts Keep Pandemic Rolling?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Kathryn Watkins goes shopping these days, she doesn’t bring her...

California Goes From Worst to First in Virus Infections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a few months ago, California was...

Language Barriers Hinder Vaccine Access

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In January, the Virginia Department of Health website reassured English-speaking readers...

End Pause of J&J Vaccine, but Add Warning

Editor’s note: The FDA and CDC lifted the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Friday evening, within hours of ACIP’s decision. Use of the...

FDA, CDC Lift Suspension of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will add a warning...

Vaccinating Homebound Patients Is an Uphill Battle

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has made inoculation...

Chiropractor First Person Charged Under COVID-19 False Claims Law

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A US district court will decide whether a chiropractor who is...

Marijuana Activists Offer #JointsforJabs to Back COVID Vaccination

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Marijuana legalization activists based in Washington, DC, set up tables at...

J&J Pause Did Not Upend Vaccine Confidence: Poll

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The recommended pause on April 13 in the rollout of the...

Should My Child Get a COVID-19 Shot?

(Reuters) – Tristen Sweeten, a 34-year-old nurse in Utah, hopes her three children will receive Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine through its pediatric clinical trial. The sooner...