Tag Archives: Covid-19 vaccine

Report: Unvaccinated People Infected with Delta Remain Contagious

By | July 30, 2021

July 29, 2021 – The CDC is expected to announce this week that new data shows people vaccinated against COVID-19 who become infected with the Delta variant can spread it and infect others, The New York Times reported late Thursday. The revelation is one reason the agency reversed course this week and said fully vaccinated people should… Read More »

Pfizer Vaccine Protection Wanes After 6 Months Study Finds

By | July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021 – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine continues to show strong protection against serious illness and hospitalization after 6 months, but overall protection against the virus appears to wane after a half a year, according to a new study. The July 28, 2021, pre-print report of the study, which has not been peer-reviewed, suggests a gradual “declining… Read More »

Friends, Family Key to Turning a ‘No’ on Vaccination to a ‘Yes’

By | July 16, 2021

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials and government workers are trying everything they can to promote COVID-19 vaccination — advertisements, news releases, cash lotteries, and even incentives like free beer, joints or doughnuts in some places. But nothing sways a vaccine-hesitant person more than a word with… Read More »

Lawmakers Seek to Address Medicare Vaccine ‘Sticker Shock’

By | June 25, 2021

Congress.gov: “H.R.1978 — Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021,” “S.912 — Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021.” EnergyCommerceHouse.gov: “L.J. Tan, MS, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition, Testimony Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health.” Avalere: “Medicare Part D Plans Continue to Require Cost Sharing for Vaccines.” Immunization Action Coalition: “IAC Funding.”… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: Govt allows all monuments, museums to re-open from Jun 16

By | June 14, 2021

Coronavirus LIVE: India, witnessing a downward trend in Covid cases, reported the lowest daily spike in infections since 31 March with 70,421 new cases in the last 24 hours. India has so far logged over 29,510,410 cases of coronavirus. The country reported 3,921 deaths yesterday, taking the death toll to 374,305. Test positivity rate stands at 4.7 per cent. With… Read More »

Expiration Dates on J&J COVID Vaccine Extended

By | June 11, 2021

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine doses by six weeks, the company announced Thursday. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration review concluded the shots remain safe and effective for at least 4 1/2 months, J&J said in a statement. In February,… Read More »

India is world’s vaccine factory: What happens when it can’t deliver

By | May 21, 2021

India reported that 4,529 people had died from Covid-19 on Tuesday alone. That’s the highest official daily death count for any country since the beginning of the pandemic, and the real toll is thought to be even higher. More than 25 million cases of infection have been recorded there to date. Given the scale… Read More »

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 »