Tag: covid vaccines

Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Give More Protection Than Known

June 29, 2021 — A new study shows surprising evidence that COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna may offer longer-lasting immunity than thought. ...

Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Highlights: Study finds two doses needed to block delta variant. 6,000 die from COVID-19 in single day in India....

Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

Highlights: Be smart. Only travel lif it makes sense for your situation.  Domestic may be safer than international.  ...

Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of Color Eases — A Bit

In a statement to WebMD, Katie Fowlie, CDC public affairs spokesperson, said: “It’s important to know that the vaccine administration process is complex...

States Follow CDC Guidance, Drop Mask Mandates

White House COVID-19 Response Team media briefings, May 13, 2021, May 18, 2021. Chicago Tribune: “Following CDC guidelines, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says those who...

FM Sitharaman says items already exempted from tax listed in Mamata Banerjee’s letter to PM Modi

Responding to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking exemption from duties and taxes on some COVID-related items, Union...

Some states to begin jabs for 18-44 yrs on May 1, vaccination drive to stabilise with time: Centre

Amid many states expressing their inability to start COVID-19 vaccination of those between 18 and 44 years from May 1 citing paucity of doses, the...

Post-Vaccine Reunions Are An Emotional Rollercoaster

April 26, 2020 — The night before Lisa Hardesty’s post-vaccination reunion with her 101-year-old grandmother felt like the night before going to an amusement...

What to Know About the J&J COVID Vaccine Pause

April 13, 2021 — After receiving reports of a rare blood clot in people receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the FDA and the...

covid vaccines: Some states start rationing Covid vaccines as inventories dwindled

Faced with low vaccine stocks, some states changed tack on Thursday and scaled down inoculations by half, focussing on administering second doses instead of first...

Ethical Questions Surround COVID Vaccine Passports

April 2, 2021 — As discussions about “vaccine passports” accelerate with more people worldwide completing their COVID-19 shots, ethical quandaries are coming into focus. ...

Multiple Reasons Behind Recent Coronavirus Surges

March 31, 201 — Are coronavirus variants behind the recent jump in COVID-19 cases in states such as Florida, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York?...

Homemade Apps Help Crowdsource COVID Vaccines

Feb. 17, 2021 — By the end of July, there should be enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every adult in America. But as of...

Can mRNA Treat Diseases, Too?

Secondly, the FDA has yet to greenlight any of these treatments. What’s more, some early trials of mRNA therapies have suffered major stumbling blocks...

Faith Leaders Spread the Word: Get Vaccinated

Orthodox Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld, Ohev Sholom synagogue, Washington, DC. Imam Ammar Amonette, Islamic Center, Richmond, VA. Mimi Kiser, senior program director, Interfaith Health Program, and...

china vaccine: China shows off Covid-19 vaccines for the first time, makers stay hopeful

Beijing: China has put its homegrown coronavirus vaccines on display for the first time, as the country where the contagion was discovered looks to shape...