Tag: COVID-19 Vaccine

English Study Finds 50-60% Reduced Risk of COVID for Double-Vaccinated

LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including those who...

ACOG, SMFM Urge All Pregnant Women to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society...

US Employers Ratchet Up the Pressure on the Unvaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW YORK (AP) — Employers are losing patience with unvaccinated workers....

U.S. Hits Goal of 70% Adults With One COVID Vaccine Dose

Aug. 2, 2021 — The United States hit a major vaccine milestone on Monday as 70% of adults now have received at least one...

US Hits 70% of Adults With At Least One Vaccine Dose

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States hit a major vaccine milestone on Monday as...

Vaccination Can Count as Community Service

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana judge is allowing some of...

CDC Says Delta as Contagious as Chicken Pox

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

Pentagon, Federal Government Push for Employee Vaccinations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In a campaign to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, President...

Indoor Masking Needed in Almost 70% of US Counties: CDC Data

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In announcing new guidance on Tuesday, the CDC said vaccinated people...

New Vaccinations Increasing in COVID Hot Spots

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. States struggling with alarming COVID-19 outbreaks are now vaccinating people at...

Pfizer Says 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Sales to Top $33.5 Bln, Sees Need for Boosters

(Reuters) – Pfizer Inc on Wednesday raised its full-year sales forecast for the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany’s BioNTech by 29% to $33.5 billion,...

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness...

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against...

Biden Weighs Vaccine Mandate for Federal Employees

By Ernie Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — President Joe Biden is considering a mandate that...

Vermont Continues to Lead Nation in Many COVID-19 Categories

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) — Vermont is continuing to lead the country...

Newsom Casts Political Blame in New California Vaccine Push

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Making a fresh push for vaccinations as...

Most Unvaccinated Americans Want to Stay That Way: Poll

MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Eight in 10 American adults who haven’t received a COVID-19 shot say they are unlikely to get...

Best Vacations for Doctors Ready to Travel: Where To Go?

Americans are traveling as if they’ve been unleashed — crowding the skies, highways, and byways, looking for a well-deserved respite. Physicians and other healthcare workers,...

5-Year-Old Boy Dies of COVID-19 in Georgia

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A family in Georgia is grieving after a 5-year-old boy with...

Vaccine Breakthrough Cases Rising With Delta: Here’s What That Means

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. At a recent town hall meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Joe...

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...

Why the 2nd Dose of Pfizer Vaccine Is So Crucial

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It takes two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to...

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...