Tag: Vaccines

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. ...

Ebola Cluster Traced to Vaccinated Taxi Driver Who Appeared to Recover

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – This is the story of a taxi driver, a vaccine that may not live up to its billing, and a...

Lifetime Achievement: Anthony Fauci, MD

When Anthony Fauci, MD, was called to help lead the country’s COVID-19 response in January 2020 as part of the White House’s coronavirus...

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?...

2 countries that did it well and 3 that did it poorly

March 16, 2021 7 min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. This...

India to make J&J’s Covid vax as part of Quad initiative | India News

NEW DELHI: India will manufacture the US-developed Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose Covid shot as part of the first Quad vaccine initiative. The project will be...

WHO declared a pandemic one year ago today

One year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, more than 118 million cases of the coronavirus-borne illness have been confirmed around...

Pfizer’s Vaccine Plant Has History of Recalls

By Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News Wednesday, March 10, 2021 (Kaiser News) — Pfizer’s management knew last year there was “a mold issue” at...

Reopening Long-Term Care Facilities ‘an Absolute Necessity’

By Judith Graham Thursday, March 04, 2021 (Kaiser News) — For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to...

COVID-19 Testing Drops, Still Essential, Experts Say

March 5, 2021 — A recent decrease in the number of Americans seeking testing for COVID-19 has experts on alert. Accurate and timely testing remains...

Dow clings to gain, but tech stocks slide while Beige Book shows only modest economic uptick

U.S. stock benchmarks mostly were lower Wednesday afternoon, as technology shares weighed down the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite, after bond yields spiked and weaker-than-expected...

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...

WHO: ‘Premature,’ ‘unrealistic’ COVID-19 will end soon

A senior World Health Organisation official has said it was “premature” and “unrealistic” to think the pandemic might be stopped by the end of the...

Dr. Fauci on J&J COVID-19 vaccine: ‘I would have no hesitancy whatsoever to take it’

Dr. Anthony Fauci called all three U.S. coronavirus vaccines ‘highly efficacious.’ NBC Dr. Anthony Fauci has urged Americans not to turn their nose up at...

covid-19: Recipients will be told of vaccine name only at hospital

New Delhi: Guidelines for the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination issued to states on Friday make it clear that the recipients will only learn which...

The economy is heating up again and it’s good news for millions of unemployed

The U.S. economy is accelerating again after a coronavirus speed bump at the end of last year, but what’s missing is a big increase in...

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...

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...

India will do its best to facilitate Covid vaccines sought by Canada: PM assures Trudeau | India News

NEW DELHI: Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, who has been critical of the Indian government on the farmers’ protests, called Prime Minister Modi to request...

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...

Business confidence improves with rollout of vaccines: NCAER

NEW DELHI: The Business Confidence Index (BCI) developed by the Delhi-based economic think tank NCAER rose 29.6 per cent between second and third quarter of...

Teenagers Get in the Queue for COVID Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. While 34 million adults in the United States have received a...

US Community Health Centers Say They Have Given More Vaccines Than Government Data Show

(Reuters) – Some U.S. community health centers say they are doling out COVID-19 shots far faster than government data suggests, likely accounting for some of...

Progress and Challenges in US Perinatal HBV Prevention Program

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The United States has made progress in identifying infants born to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)-positive women and getting them...

AstraZeneca vaccine may reduce spread by 67% — and protection remains over 3-month dosage gap

A single dose of the AstraZeneca AZN, -0.88% COVID-19 vaccine offers 76% protection for up to three months after the first injection and appears to...