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Many Parents Back Kid, Teacher COVID Shots

March 2, 2021 — A majority of parents of teens and preteens say they plan to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19 within a year of...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult by End of May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult in May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by...

CDC Panel Sounds Alarm on Variants, Even as Vaccine Supply Rises

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Expanding the number of Americans vaccinated against SARS-COV-2 will aid in...

Amid Scramble for COVID-19 Vaccine, Latin America Turns to Russia

LA PAZ (Reuters) – As Bolivia struggled late last year to secure deals with large drug firms to supply COVID-19 vaccines, the incoming president, Luis...

States Easing Virus Restrictions Despite Experts’ Warnings

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MISSION, Kan. (AP) — With the U.S. vaccination drive picking up...

3.9 million J&J COVID Shots to Ship, More Expected Soon

The federal government is shipping 3.9 million doses of Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine starting today, just days after the FDA granted the shot emergency...

CDC Chief Signs Off on Advisory Panel’s Backing of J&J Vaccine

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

Vaccines Came Too Late for at Least 400 Medical Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As health care workers in the U.S. began lining up for...

FDA Grants Emergency Use to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. And then there were three. The US Food and Drug Administration...

Weary of COVID Variants, EU Leaders Push to Step Up Vaccination

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union must prepare to vaccinate for new COVID-19 variants over the coming years after EU...

NYC Officials Downplay Concern Over New Coronavirus Variant

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chief medical adviser on Thursday downplayed the results of two studies that may suggest a new coronavirus...

COVID-19 Vaccination Linked to Less Mechanical Ventilation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immunization of people 70 and older with the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Wins Backing of FDA Panel

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An FDA advisory panel lent their support today to a rapid...

Pfizer-BioNTech Testing Booster of COVID Vaccine in New Trial

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Thursday they are testing a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine to better understand the immune...

Covid vaccine: Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent covid-19 and shots to halt infection. The purpose of the Covid-19 vaccines is to prevent death...

Variants Spur New FDA Guidance on COVID Vaccines, Tests, Drugs

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday updated its...

Pfizer Asks FDA to Approve Storage of Vaccine in Standard Freezers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted data to the US Food and...

Include Psych Patients in Next COVID Vaccine Round, APA Urges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is urging the inclusion of patients...

Winter Storms Delay 6 Million COVID Vaccine Doses

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Severe winter storms in Texas and the Midwest have delayed delivery...

COVID-19 Vaccines Were Rushed, but ‘All Steps Taken’

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Yes, the vaccines already authorized for emergency use against SARS-CoV-2 infection were developed relatively...

Want a Vaccine With That? Drive-Thru COVID Shots Recommended

Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites, if set up nationwide on a massive scale, could significantly speed up the number of Americans vaccinated, according to new research...

New Data Boost Calls for Single COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A single dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine offers 92.6% efficacy in new calculations based...

Data ‘Favorable’ That Vaccines Limit Transmission

Researchers know by now the available COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting COVID around 95% of the time. But the million-dollar question remains: Are people...