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How the Delta Variant Is Changing the U.S. Forecast for COVID-19

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 vaccines are helping protect the unvaccinated as the new Delta strain surges across the United States, but experts say its high infectiousness could mean even more people need to take the jab to achieve true herd immunity. Tracking data shows COVID cases aren’t spiking as much in […]

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Allergists’ Group Offers Guidelines on COVID-19 Vaccine

SATURDAY, Jan. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A task force of allergists and immunologists recommends those administering the COVID-19 vaccine ask patients some key questions beforehand. While reactions to vaccines are extremely rare, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) said anyone being vaccinated should be asked if they have a history of a […]

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Reason for Hope Against COVID as 2020 Ends

MONDAY, Dec. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As 2020 careens to a close, one thing is clear: With infections topping 19 million and a death toll over 333,000, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended nearly every facet of American life. As a new year nears, two leaders in the response to the pandemic talked over mistakes […]

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Who Gets The Next COVID Vaccine?

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 (Healthday News) – Even as U.S. experts announced Sunday which Americans will be next in line receive a COVID-19 vaccine, health officials worldwide worried about a new strain of coronavirus that appears to spread faster than before. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine advisory committee […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Comes to Sarah Bush Lincoln

Wednesday, December 16, 2020. The first allotment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was delivered to Sarah Bush Lincoln Wednesday afternoon and employees were eager to pull up their sleeves to receive the first round of vaccines. Hospitalist Arli Bumatayo, MD, was the first employee to receive the vaccine. He has direct patient contact with hospitalized […]

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Extra Doses of Pfizer Vaccine in Vials Could Stretch U.S. Supply

THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 (Healthday News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that additional doses can be drawn from vials of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, after pharmacists noticed the vials contained more than the expected five doses. The discovery could expand the country’s supply by millions of doses just as the Trump administration […]

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Getting Ready for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Around the world, thousands of scientists and researchers have been working at a fast pace this year to bring vaccines to market that can help prevent COVID-19. What do you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine right now? Learn the latest below. When will a COVID-19 vaccine be available? As of today, the FDA […]