Tag: Vaccines

J&J says booster greatly improves COVID-19 vaccine efficacy as experts await FDA decision

Johnson & Johnson became the latest COVID-19 vaccine maker to offer an update on booster doses Tuesday, when it said data from a Phase 3...

I Got a ‘Mild’ Breakthrough Case. Here’s What I Wish I’d Known.

By Will Stone Monday, September 20, 2021 (Kaiser News) — The test results that hot day in early August shouldn’t have surprised me —...

More U.S. companies are considering surcharges for unvaccinated employees

A company crackdown on unvaccinated workers could be coming, in the form of more mandates and more financial penalties, a new survey suggests. One week...

COVID-19: Night curfew, lockdown on Sundays to continue in Kerala

Amid the continuing high number of COVID-19 cases in Kerala, the state will continue with its night curfew and Sunday lockdowns, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi...

FDA Fully Approves Pfizer COVID Vaccine, Paves Way for Mandates

The agency resisted pressure to speed up its process, saying a thorough review was necessary to ensure public confidence.  “While millions of people...

BCG Vaccination May Help Protect Older Adults From COVID-19

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination could be useful against COVID-19 in older adults in India, a study of inflammatory biomarkers before...

Cuba Struggles to Get Oxygen to the Sick, Vaccines to the Healthy

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba has turned to the military to provide oxygen amid a surge of the coronavirus even as doctors rush to administer locally...

Single and unvaccinated? More than half of Mexicans would only date someone vaccinated

A new global survey from Kaspersky explores the role of dating apps in modern relationships. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join...

Yelp’s New Feature Shows if Businesses Require Vaccinations

Aug. 11, 2020 — “I’ve been vaccinated for two months. I’ll be there!” “Such a great call.” “Discrimination and...

Fake Covid Vaccination Cards Are on the Rise in the U.S., Europe

MILAN—As Covid-19 vaccine mandates proliferate in the U.S. and Europe, so are swindlers selling bogus vaccination certificates. The U.S. government has said federal workers must...

More People Opting for Boosters Amid Scientific Uncertainty

But some are not convinced. As many, like Gallagher, call for another dose, the city and county of San Francisco announced that anyone who...

What we know about the Sputnik V approval process in Europe

The approval of certain COVID-19 vaccines is still in process. Among them are those of injections or antidotes developed in China and Russia. Grow Your...

WHO Calls for Pause on Booster Doses

Aug. 4, 2021 — The World Health Organization is calling on wealthy nations to wait to give their citizens booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines...

WHO Calls for Halt to Covid-19 Booster Shots

The World Health Organization called Wednesday for a moratorium on Covid-19 booster shots until at least the end of September to address a shortfall in...

FDA Wants To Fully Approve Pfizer Vaccine By Early September: Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is aiming to grant full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine by early next month, according to a New York...

Louisiana Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate as Hospitals Fill

Aug. 3, 2021 — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Monday that the statewide indoor mask mandate would restart on Wednesday to combat the...

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...

Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change

July 29, 2021 — It has been 2 days since the CDC reversed itself and said people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus...

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,...

Half of U.S. Adults Uncomfortable Seeing Unvaccinated Doctor

July 28, 2201 — About half of adults in the United States say that they would be uncomfortable seeing a doctor who had not...

A Covid-weary world is facing a distressing reality check

Just a few weeks ago, much of the world seemed poised to leave Covid behind. U.S. President Joe Biden declared the U.S. close to independence...

FOMC statement for July – MarketWatch

The Federal Reserve is committed to using its full range of tools to support the U.S. economy in this challenging time, thereby promoting its maximum...

Tokyo Sets Daily Record for Covid-19 Cases as Olympics Roll On

TOKYO—Tokyo on Tuesday set a daily record for Covid-19 cases, reporting 2,848 new infections on the fifth day of the Summer Olympics in the Japanese...

Can I drink alcohol after getting vaccinated against COVID-19?

July 26, 2021 5 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions...

Parents Split on COVID Vaccination for Kids Under 12

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As a new school year approaches, U.S. parents are nearly evenly split on whether...