Tag Archives: Covid-19 vaccine

Poll Reveals Who’s Most Vaccine-Hesitant in America and Why

By | April 29, 2021

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. resistance to getting a COVID-19 vaccine is slowly diminishing, a new online survey finds, but it still exists and at especially rates in some blue-collar jobs. For adults under age 65 who are hesitant, reluctance is mainly driven by concerns about safety, side effects and distrust… Read More »

NIH Looking Into Rare Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines

By | April 8, 2021

THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new clinical trial will investigate whether people who are highly allergic or have what’s known as a mast cell disorder are at higher risk for a sudden allergic reaction to the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. “The public understandably has been concerned about reports of rare, severe allergic reactions… Read More »

Govt plans dry run for Covid vaccine administration in 4 states next week

By | December 25, 2020

The central government on Friday said that it has planned a dry run for administration of the COVID-19 vaccine in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Punjab next week as a step to prep up before the actual thing takes off. According to the Health Ministry, each state will plan the dry run in two… Read More »

State-by-State Guide to COVID Vaccine Information

By | December 24, 2020

Dec. 24, 2020 — People eager to get a COVID-19 vaccine will need to be patient. Although some political figures and celebrities have already received the vaccine, distribution for the public will take more time. Each state has set priorities about who gets the vaccine first, based on recommendations from the federal government. Currently, the states are… Read More »

India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week: Sources

By | December 22, 2020

India is likely to approve Oxford/AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use by next week after its local manufacturer submitted additional data sought by authorities, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. This could be the first country to give the regulatory green light for the British drugmaker’s vaccine as the… Read More »

India at cusp of authorizing 1st set of Covid-19 vax: Harsh Vardhan

By | December 19, 2020

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday announced that India is at the cusp of authorizing the first set of Covid-19 vaccines and expressed the need for an expeditious vaccination drive to cover all the target populations estimated to be around 30 crore. The Minister made the announcement while chairing the 22nd meeting of… Read More »

Experts: Pregnant Women Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

By | December 18, 2020

Dec. 18, 2020 — Pregnant women or nursing moms who want the COVID-19 vaccine should get one, experts say. That’s true even though there’s a lack of safety data in these groups, according to guidance from the CDC, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Pregnant women who opt… Read More »

Experts: Pregnant Women Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

By | December 18, 2020

Dec. 18, 2020 — Pregnant women or nursing moms who want the COVID-19 vaccine should get one, experts say. That’s true even though there’s a lack of safety data in these groups, according to guidance from the CDC, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Pregnant women who opt… Read More »