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Real-world data from Qatar suggests 2 doses of Pfizer's vaccine are needed against variants

A health worker applies a pad on the arm of a man after inoculating him against the coronavirus at a drive-through vaccination centre in the city of al-Wakrah, north of the capital Doha, on March 31, 2021 (Photo by Anne LEVASSEUR / AFP) (Photo by ANNE LEVASSEUR/AFP via Getty Images) Pfizer's vaccine was 54% effective against severe COVID-19 caused by variants after one dose in Qatar. Effectiveness against severe COVID-19 rose to more than 90% when two doses were given 21 days apart. Th...
Tags: Health, UK, Cdc, Scotland, Israel, US, Trends, Qatar, South Africa, Healthcare, Pfizer, Vaccine, Doha, Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC


One dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine was highly effective at preventing coronavirus in older people, real-world data from South Korea suggests

Worshippers wearing face masks have their temperature taken as they attend a prayer ceremony entitled 'overcoming and healing the COVID-19 coronavirus', while marking Buddha's birthday at the Jo gye Buddhist temple in Seoul on April 30, 2020. ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images One dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines was more than 86% effective at preventing COVID-19, data shows. South Korean health officials said Tuesday that more than 520,000 Koreans over 60 had had a single sho...
Tags: Health, South Korea, UK, Science, Scotland, Trends, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Seoul, Lancet, Buddha, BioNtech, Coronavirus


What to Do If You Lose Your Vaccine Card

While debates rage about whether we need national or state “vaccine passports,” the truth is that we already have one, and it’s a little piece of paper with some numbers and your name scrawled on it. These cards, originally intended as a convenient reminder for personal use, are increasingly being used as proof of…Read more...
Tags: Health, Medicine, Vaccination, Vaccine, Lifehacks, Vaccines, Immunology, Passports, Office Depot, Human Interest, Medical Specialties, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma, Immunity Passport, Vaccination Requirements For International Travel, Vaccination Policy


India Surpasses 20 Million Covid-19 Cases as Biden Stays Silent on Vaccine IP Waivers

India surpassed 20 million covid-19 cases on Tuesday, becoming only the second country in the world after the United States to reach that dark milestone. And to make matters worse, experts pretty uniformly agree it’s a vast undercount of the real crisis, which has left at least 222,408 people dead in the country since…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, India, Narendra Modi, Joe Biden, Medical Research, United States, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Virology, Moderna, Health Sciences


First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa

The first shipment of Pfizer vaccines has reached the country after tense negotiations between manufacturers and the government The post First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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AstraZeneca has drawn criticism for saying it can't share its vaccine tech with the WHO because it has no engineers available 'to brief people and train them'

AstraZeneca recently took part in a shareholder Q&A. Reuters/Dado Ruvic AstraZeneca recently said it had no engineers to assist in the transfer of vaccine technology. The statement by the company's CEO was made during a shareholder Q&A. It has drawn criticism from campaign groups and other industry observers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health industry observers and social justice groups have criticized recent comments by AstraZeneca's CEO about sharing its vac...
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AstraZeneca has drawn criticism for saying it can't share its vaccine technology with the WHO as it has no engineers available 'to brief people and train them’

AstraZeneca recently took part in a shareholder Q&A. Reuters/Dado Ruvic AstraZeneca recently said it had no engineers to assist in the transfer of vaccine technology. The statement by the company's CEO was made during a shareholder Q&A. It has drawn criticism from campaign groups and other industry observers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health industry observers and social justice groups have criticized recent comments by AstraZeneca's CEO about sharing its vac...
Tags: Health, India, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Who, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Pascal Soriot, World Health Organization WHO, Chow, Global Justice Now, Soriot, COVID, Weekend BI UK, People s Vaccine Alliance


The leader of one of the world's biggest vaccine manufacturers said he fled India because of menacing threats

Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla. -/AFP via Getty Images Adar Poonawalla, the leader of a major vaccine manufacturer, said he fled India due to threats. Poonawalla leads the Serum Institute, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer. The COVID-19 situation in India is so dire that Poonawalla said people have been hurling threats at him, accusing him of delaying vaccines on purpose. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CEO of the Serum Institute, a vacci...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Trends, New York Times, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Times of London, Serum Institute, Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla, Poonawalla, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Coronavirus


Cities and states across the US are promising gift cards and event access to people with COVID-19 vaccines

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images State and local governments are trying to incentivize vaccinations against the coronavirus. It's an effort to promote vaccinations and push toward reaching herd immunity. So far, at least five states offer some form of incentive to encourage people to get the vaccine. See more sto...
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One dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine cuts COVID-19 spread by up to 50% within a household, a study found

Multi-generational household. Jae C. Hong/AP One dose of a Pfizer of AstraZeneca vaccine cut household transmission by up to 50% in a study. Protection kicked in from 14 days after vaccination regardless of age, Public Health England said. It remains unclear how long protection from one dose lasts for. See more stories on Insider's business page. A single dose of the Pfizer or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine cut the spread of coronavirus within a household by up to 50% in a new study.Peop...
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Bill Gates disagreed with sharing 'the recipe' for the coronavirus vaccines, but it doesn't mean he's refusing to expand production in developing nations

Microsoft cofounder and former CEO-turned philanthropist Bill Gates. Elaine Thompson/AP Photo Bill Gates is being accused of refusing to share COVID-19 vaccine formulas with developing nations. The source of that accusation is a Sky News interview with Gates - but he doesn't say that. Instead, Gates speaks to the difficulties of ramping up vaccine production in untested facilities. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bill Gates has advocated for pandemic preparednes...
Tags: Health, Science, Microsoft, India, Trends, Bill Gates, Healthcare, Vaccine, Sky News, Vaccines, Gates, Johnson Johnson, Ben Gilbert, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Coronavirus


YouTube Launches PSAs to Boost Confidence in Covid-19 Vaccine

YouTube launched a series of public service announcements on Monday encouraging people to get vaccinated for covid-19. The videos come as health experts in the U.S. worry there will soon be more covid-19 vaccine doses available to Americans than people who want to take them.Read more...
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The CDC says millions of Americans are choosing not to receive the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images About 5 million Americans have so far missed their appointment to receive the second COVID-19 vaccine. In order to be fully vaccinated, individuals must receive two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. Americans are choosing to miss their second dose for a variety of reasons,...
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The CDC says millions of Americans aren't receiving the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images About 5 million Americans have so far missed their appointment to receive the second COVID-19 vaccine. Many Americans are reportedly choosing to miss their second dose for a variety of reasons, including a fear of potential side effects. Others had their second appointments canceled be...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Times, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Livingston Montana, Johns Hopkins University That, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova


A Texas hospital is the first in the country to require COVID-19 vaccinations for its staff

A medical assistant administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a woman at a clinic in Los Angeles on March 25, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images A hospital system in Texas is now the first in the nation to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for staff. CBS News reported that Houston Methodist set a June 7 deadline for all employees to get vaccinated. So far, 89% of all 26,000 employees have complied and received a vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Houston Methodist system - m...
Tags: Health, Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Vaccine, Houston Methodist, Mario Tama Getty, Coronavirus, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, Marc Boom, Grace Dean


U.S. Health Regulators Lift Pause on Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

Federal officials have cleared the Johnson & Johnson covid-19 vaccine for use in the United States once again, albeit with an updated label to warn of blood clot risks. Read more...
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How much protection you get from one shot of the Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna vaccines, according to the best available data

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Getty Millions of people worldwide have had one shot of two-dose COVID-19 vaccines. Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are likely 80% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 after one dose. A single AstraZeneca shot is probably at least 70% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 135 million Americans and more than 33 million Britons have received their first dose of a two-shot COVID-19 vaccine.The US h...
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One dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks, study finds

A nurse preparing to inject staff members with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 9. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images One dose of a Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca-Oxford jab cut COVID-19 infections by 65% in a study. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms in the UK survey of about 375,000 people. Antibody responses lasted at least 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, Israel, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Walker, Belfast Northern Ireland, Sarah Walker, Liam McBurney


One dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks

A nurse preparing to inject staff members with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 9. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images One dose of a Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca-Oxford jab cut COVID-19 infections by 65% in a study. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms in the UK survey of about 275,000 people. Antibody responses lasted at least 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, Israel, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Walker, Belfast Northern Ireland, Sarah Walker, Liam McBurney


One dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer's vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images A single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech of AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine reduced infections by 65% in a UK survey of about 275,000 people. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms. Antibody responses lasted for up to 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See more stories on...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, Israel, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Belfast, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Walker, Sarah Walker, Liam McBurney


What to Do If You Get a Bill for Your COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID vaccines are free in the U.S. Period. The CDC has been extremely clear about that, but we’re still hearing occasional reports of people getting a bill for their vaccine, or being charged a fee for the service of “administering” that vaccine. In either case, this is illegal. You don’t have to pay it, and you can…Read more...
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Watch: Insider answers your questions about the risk of rare but serious blood clots following some COVID-19 vaccines

Watch Insider answer questions about the risk of blood clots after some COVID-19 vaccines. Insider hosted the webinar on Thursday, April 15. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are under close scrutiny following reports of rare blood clots in people who received them.AstraZeneca's vaccine has been linked with unusual blood clots that can occur in the brain, called central venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), or in the spleen. ...
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Dr. Fauci is going on Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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Dr. Fauci will take to Snapchat to encourage younger people to get a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Fauci is reportedly taking to Snapchat to encourage people to get a vaccine. It's part of a White House media campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy, Axios reported. Fauci, 80, will use the app to reach younger people. All ov...
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Fauci says 'kids of any age' should be able to get vaccinated for the coronavirus by the first quarter of 2022

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 18, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted "kids of any age" will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by 2022. Schools across the country are in the process of reopening for in-person learning. So far, o...
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Denmark bans AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after rare blood-clot concerns

A vial of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP Denmark on Wednesday became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. Other shots are available, and older people have been immunized already, the health authority said. Denmark did not rule out reintroducing the vaccine "if the situation changes." See more stories on Insider's business page. Denmark has stopped using AstraZeneca-Oxford University's COVID-19 vacci...
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Denmark has banned AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after rare blood clot concerns

A vial of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP Denmark became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday. Other shots were available and older people were immunized already, the Danish Health authority said. Denmark did not rule out re-introducing the vaccine at a "later date" if the "situation changes." See more stories on Insider's business page. Denmark has stopped using AstraZeneca-Oxford University&#...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Britain, Healthcare, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Denmark, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Danes, EMA


China's Sinovac vaccine is 50.7% effective against COVID-19, just reaching the threshold to be a vaccine worth using, a major trial showed

A nurse shows a COVID-19 vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech at the Sao Lucas Hospital, in Porto Alegre, southern Brazil SILVIO AVILA/AFP via Getty Images Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac was 50.7% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 in a Brazil trial. The benchmark for a vaccine worth using is 50%. The trial of Sinovac's CoronaVac vaccine tested the shot in more than 12,000 health workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The COVID-19 vaccine...
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Russia demanded 200,000 Sputnik V vaccines back after officials in Europe questioned the quality of the shot

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Sputnik vaccine. Left: Aleksey Nikolskyi/AP; Right: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters Russia has demanded Slovakia hand back 200,000 doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. It followed Slovakia questioning the quality of the shots and saying they were not the same as those tested in trials. The Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) accused Slovakia of an "act of sabotage." See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia and Slovakia are arguing over t...
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OBGYNs say pregnant people should feel safe getting the coronavirus vaccine

Crystal Cox/Insider Two physicians said they recommend the COVID-19 vaccine for all pregnant and breastfeeding people. The only exception is that people who've had a serious reaction to a vaccine or part of the COVID-19 vaccine should consult their doctor first. If you're "super fearful," don't feel forced: "There's so many things to worry about when you're pregnant." See more stories on Insider's business page. OB-GYN Dr. Jessica Shepherd cannot think of a sing...
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