Tag: vaccine

Giving Flu and COVID Shots at Same Time Appears Safe, Effective: Study

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Giving a COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as a seasonal flu vaccine...

Don’t Delay COVID Shot While CDC Reviews Myocarditis Cases

While the investigation into cases of myocarditis possibly associated with COVID vaccines proceeds, the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) continue to urge everyone...

Rebuilding Trust in Healthcare Key to Recharging Vaccine Uptake

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Left – Dr Richard Baron; Right – Dr Dhruv Khullar Before...

Good Response to COVID-19 Vaccine After HSCT and CAR T-cell Tx

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients with blood cancers are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, and there...

COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Trial Consent Forms Score Low in Readability

(Reuters Health) – The consent forms used for the Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials were written at a higher reading level than that of the...

FDA Approves 20-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine (Prevnar)

The FDA has approved a novel pneumococcal 20-valent conjugate vaccine capable of protecting against 20 serotypes implicated in most cases of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)...

Biden Kept His Promise to Increase COVID Testing Capacity

Before vaccinations were widely available, covid-19 tests were considered one of the few tools to help control the spread of the coronavirus. That’s why then-candidate...

Missed Vaccinations in Children, Teens

US children and adolescents may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases this fall as vaccination levels have not caught up with prepandemic coverage, according...

Moderna Seeks FDA OK for Adolescent COVID Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Moderna has filed for emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food...

EMA Seeks More Data on Myocarditis After COVID-19 Shots

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) safety committee is continuing its review of myocarditis and pericarditis following vaccination with COVID-19 vaccines. “Currently, further analysis is needed...

Plan, Be Flexible, Travel Safe

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

EMA Warns of New AZ Vaccine Side Effect

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Following a safety review, the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) of...

Biden Donating 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Worldwide

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Biden administration will buy and donate 500 million Pfizer COVID-19...

Citigroup: This festive season will be economy’s litmus test: Samiran Chakraborty, Citi

It has been seen globally that the moment vaccination gathers pace, consumer sentiment changes very substantially, Samiran Chakraborty, Chief Economist-India, Citi, tells ET Now’s Nikunj...

More Evidence Links COVID Vaccines to Rare Myocarditis in Youth

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Swelling of the heart appears to be a very rare side...

India will receive a share of 80 million US vaccines through COVAX: State Dept official

India will be receiving a share of the 80 million (8 crores) unused COVID-19 vaccines through the UN-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing programme that President...

NIAID Advances Universal Flu Vaccine Candidate Into Phase 1 Trial

Last month, US government researchers began a test of an experimental influenza vaccine that they hope will provide long-lasting immunity against multiple strains of the...

How to Target COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Counseling the vaccine-hesitant on the benefits of COVID-19 immunization can at times be...

My Date Canceled On Me When He Found Out I Was Vaccinated

“Do you recognize me?” The message comes in over Feeld, a dating app for people in open relationships. My heart rate quickens. Do I recognize...

Dengue Vaccine: Takeda Reports Promising Results

In a press release, Takeda announced that its vaccine candidate, TAK-003, reduced illnesses from dengue by 62% and prevented 83.6% of hospitalizations in its phase...

Pfizer Vaccine Protects Less Against India Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. June 4, 2021 — The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine produces lower levels...

In Many States, Flawed Data Make It Hard to Track Vaccine Equity

Throughout the covid-19 vaccination effort, public health officials and politicians have insisted that providing shots equitably across racial and ethnic groups is a top priority....

Biden Kicks Off ‘National Month of Action’ on Vaccinations

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Joe Biden has announced a month-long campaign to get more...

Texas Hospital Workers Sue Over Vaccine Mandates

June 1, 2021 — A group of 117 people who work at Houston Methodist Health System has filed a lawsuit against the medical center,...

Doctors, Nurses Blast CDC’s Guidance Change

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The CDC’s new, more relaxed mask guidance for fully vaccinated people...