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25 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

The world’s covid-19 vaccination rate stands at just 13.4%, a stubbornly low number that needs to improve before we can declare the coronavirus pandemic behind us. But some countries have done exceedingly well at getting their populations protected.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Medical Research, Social Issues, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Biotechnology, Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Oxfordastrazeneca Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Vaccination In Sweden, Covid 19 Vaccination In Mexico


You will know, or possibly be, someone who gets COVID-19 after a vaccine. Here's what to expect, according to 2 people with breakthrough cases.

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty Breakthrough cases will become more common as the more transmissible Delta variant keeps spreading. But most disease experts still expect COVID-19 to be milder in vaccinated people. Two young people who got sick after they were vaccinated described how their symptoms progressed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Breakthrough infections, or COVID-19 cases diagnosed after someone is fully immunized, were...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, San Francisco, Trends, Delta, Miami, Pfizer, Symptoms, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson & Johnson, Forrest, Michigan State University, Little Havana


What to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and the Delta Variant

With covid-19 cases once again rising in the U.S.—fueled by the emergence of the more transmissible Delta variant—even vaccinated people are understandably worried. This week, new preliminary research seemed to suggest that those given the Johnson & Johnson vaccine would have significantly less protection against…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, J, Tim Lahey, Moderna, Covid 19, Johnson Vaccine, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine


What to do if you're exposed to COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, according to experts

People make their way down the aisle at the Farmers Market in Irvine Regional Park on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Irvine, CA. Restrictions are lifted at most businesses, and Californians fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can go without masks in most settings. Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images If you're vaccinated and exposed to COVID-19, most of the experts Insider spoke to said you don't need to worry unless you have symptoms. You should get tested if you're symptomat...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Public Health, Delta, Philadelphia, Times, Irvine, Farmers Market, Dean, Children s Hospital, California Department of Public Health, Paul Offit, Adalja


Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine works very well against the Delta variant - but only after 2 doses

Charles Muro, 13, celebrates being inoculated by Nurse Karen Pagliaro at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut on May 13, 2021. Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images A UK study of 19,000 people suggests Pfizer and AstraZeneca's vaccines work well at preventing COVID-19 infections with Delta, but only if you get both doses. After one shot, Pfizer and AstraZeneca's vaccines were only 30-36% effective against Delta infections. But with two shots, given two weeks ...
Tags: UK, Science, News, US, Trends, Public Health, Yale, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Public Health England, Health And Social Care, Afp, New England Journal of Medicine, Hartford Connecticut, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation


Vaccinated people: Your odds of a COVID 'breakthrough' infection have gone up. That doesn't mean you need to panic.

Insider The Flaming Lips staged a concert in January 2021 with both the band and the audience inside inflatable bubbles. Flaming Lips/Warner Music via Reuters Vaccinated people are well protected from severe disease that could be caused by the Delta variant. They can catch COVID-19, but their symptoms may be mild, and the risk of transmitting may be low. The US is in a precarious position, with a half-vaccinated population. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Yo...
Tags: UK, Texas, Science, News, Maryland, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Public Health, United States, Delta, Philadelphia, Sajid Javid


Pro-Trump Group Files Motion Against FDA to Stop Covid-19 Vaccinations in U.S.

A bizarre fringe group that calls itself “America’s Frontline Doctors” filed a motion in federal court on Monday against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the parent agency of the FDA, to seek an injunction that would halt all vaccinations for covid-19 in the country. And while the lawsuit is unlikely…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, America, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Alternative Medicine, Fda, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trumpism, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Stella Immanuel, Simone Gold, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Covid 19 Vaccine


Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 Hours Over Anti-Vaccine Tweets

Right-wing congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been suspended from Twitter for spreading misinformation about covid-19 vaccines, according to a new report from CNN. How long will Greene be forced off the platform? An entire 12 hours, according to the cable news outlet. That oughta teach her.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Cnn, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Greene, Moderna, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy


The sister of a man who died from COVID-19 after calling vaccines 'poison' wants people to get shots in her brother's memory

Lisa Adler wants people to get a COVID-19 shot in her dead brother's memory. 4WWL, Getty Images A man who thought vaccines were "poison" died from COVID-19, Raw Story reported. He spent 17 days in hospital on a ventilator before he eventually died on June 9, 4WWL TV said. His sister, who was also initially vaccine-hesitant, is now urging people to get a shot in her brother's memory. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Texas man who thought vaccines were "poison" died...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Trends, News UK, Vaccine, Adler, Katy Texas, Anti-vaxxers, Vaccine Hesitancy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, UK Weekend, Joshua Zitser


Journal Retracts Flawed Study That Claimed to Show Face Masks Harm Kids

A recent paper that suggested masks may be dangerous for kids to wear has now been retracted. It’s the second pandemic-related study written by the lead author to be pulled from publication in less than a month, following the retraction of another paper claiming to show that covid-19 vaccines would kill almost as many…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Occupational Safety and Health, Covid 19, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Retractions In Academic Publishing, Harald Walach, Parapsychologists


CDC director says COVID-19 is 'becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated'

File: CDC Director Rochelle Walensky speaks during a news conference in December 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday that as COVID-19 cases rise across the United States, the disease is becoming a "pandemic of the unvaccinated.""There is a message that is crystal clear: this is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said during a press briefing on Friday. "We are seeing outbre...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Trends, United States, Healthcare, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Anti-vaccine Movement, Covid-19 Vaccine, Rochelle Walensky, Speed desk


A 24-year-old man who had a double lung transplant after getting COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images A 24-year-old who was unvaccinated contracted COVID-19 and needed a double lung transplant. Blake Bargatze told his family he was worried about side effects, but that he regretted not getting the shot. Now he and his family are encouraging others to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The family of a 24-year-old man who underwent a double lung transplant after getting sick with COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the s...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Georgia, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Toledo Ohio, WXIA, Frederic J Brown, Vaccine Hesitancy, Bargatze, Coronavirus, COVID-19


More kids are being hospitalized with COVID. Experts say we need to vaccinate more people, and use masks in schools.

Paramedic Randy Lilly carries a 10-month-old boy with fever arriving by ambulance to Stamford Hospital on April 4, 2020 in Connecticut. Fever is a common symptom of COVID-19. (The child's status is unknown.) John Moore/Getty Images There's been a slight rise in children being hospitalized with COVID in several US states. Doctors are worried more kids could develop life-threatening complications in the weeks ahead. More vaccinated adults, and more masks for the unvaccinated, would b...
Tags: Utah, Science, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Brown University, US, Trends, Cnn, Public Health, Connecticut, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, University of Utah, Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine, Mississippi State Department of Health


Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd got a shot

A patient receives an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a rare few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than regular cases. To completely prevent infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, Boston, Israel, US, Trends, New York Times, Philadelphia, Pfizer, Dartmouth College, Adams, Johnson & Johnson, Brooklyn New York, New England Journal of Medicine, Children s Hospital


How 4 of the US's most vaccinated counties got shots to more than 70% of their residents

Worker Scott Zorn holds up a sign to signal an open station at a community vaccination site in Seattle, Washington, on March 13, 2021. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images Officials from four of the US's most vaccinated counties share their recipes for success. They cite two factors: Residents had easy access to shots and heard about vaccines from trusted sources. Those counties - in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Washington - have vaccinated at least 70% of residents. See more stori...
Tags: Science, News, Maryland, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Wisconsin, North, Seattle, Donald Trump, Page, Boston University, Janet


Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd gotten a shot

A person receiving an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than other cases. To prevent more infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
Tags: UK, Science, Cdc, Boston, Israel, US, Trends, Philadelphia, Pfizer, The New York Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Dartmouth College, Adams, Johnson & Johnson, Brooklyn New York, New England Journal of Medicine


Norwegian Cruise Line Sues Florida Over Ridiculous Anti-Vaccine Law

Norwegian Cruise Lines filed what the company calls a “last resort” lawsuit against the state of Florida on Tuesday over an anti-vaccine law praised by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that bans businesses from requiring customers to be vaccinated. Companies face fines of $5,000 per violation for asking about…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Medicine, Articles, Joe Biden, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Usc, Norwegian Cruise Line, Tucker Carlson, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis, Moderna, Health Sciences, Covid 19 Vaccine


Anti-Vaxxer Tucker Carlson Says He's Not Against Vaccines

Tucker Carlson, the most popular TV host on Fox News, insisted on his program Monday night that he’s not against vaccines. In fact, Carlson said he’s never attacked vaccines on his program. The only problem, of course, is that Carlson is a very vocal anti-vaxxer and there’s hours of tape from his show during the past…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Medicine, Social Issues, Fox News, Vaccine, International Relations, Tucker Carlson, George Wallace, Carlson, Adam Kinzinger, American People Of German Descent, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Covid 19 Vaccine, American Writers, Health Medical Pharma


France will require people to use a 'health passport' to enter a restaurant or attraction this fall

Emmanuel Macron seen on November 21, 2020 in Paris. LUDOVIC MARIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images France will soon start requiring people to use a COVID-19 "health passport" to get into nonessential establishments. People will have to show they have the COVID-19 vaccine, recently recovered from the virus, or have a recent negative COVID-19 test. The policy will go into action in August, Macron said. See more stories on Insider's business page. French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monda...
Tags: Health, Science, France, International, Trends, Afp, Emmanuel Macron, Johns Hopkins University, Macron, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Getty Images France, Vaccine Passports


France will require people to be vaccinated to enter a restaurant or attraction this fall

Emmanuel Macron seen on November 21, 2020 in Paris. LUDOVIC MARIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images France will soon start requiring people to use a COVID-19 "health passport" to get into nonessential establishments. People will have to show they have the COVID-19 vaccine, recently recovered from the virus, or have a recent negative COVID-19 test. The policy will go into action in August, Macron said. See more stories on Insider's business page. French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monda...
Tags: Health, Science, France, International, Trends, Afp, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Getty Images France, Vaccine Passports, Speed desk


6 fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding caught the Delta variant, but the ones with Pfizer and Moderna shots didn't get very sick

Shaw Photography Co via Getty Images Six fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding in Texas came down with COVID-19. All the breakthrough infections were in guests over 50. There were two serious cases, including one death, in attendees who'd had India's Covaxin vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding in Texas in April came down with COVID-19 - a small outbreak that underscores how effectiv...
Tags: England, Texas, Science, News, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Public Health, Delta, Pfizer, Houston, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci


6 fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding caught the Delta variant, but the ones with Pfizer and Moderna shots didn't die

Shaw Photography Co via Getty Images Six fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding in Texas came down with COVID-19. All the breakthrough infections were in guests over 50. There were two serious cases, including one death, in an attendee who'd had India's Covaxin vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six fully vaccinated people who attended an outdoor wedding in Texas in April came down with COVID-19 - a small outbreak that underscores how effect...
Tags: England, Texas, Science, News, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Public Health, Delta, Pfizer, Houston, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci


6 fully vaccinated people caught the Delta variant after an outdoor wedding, but the ones with Pfizer and Moderna shots didn't get very sick

Shaw Photography Co via Getty Images 6 fully vaccinated people came down with the Delta variant of COVID-19 after attending an outdoor wedding in Texas. All of the breakthrough infections were in guests over the age of 50. There were two serious cases (including one death) in attendees who'd gotten India's Covaxin vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six fully vaccinated people came down with COVID-19 after an outdoor wedding in Texas - a small outbreak that, ...
Tags: England, Texas, Science, News, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Getty Images, Public Health, Delta, Pfizer, Biden, Trump, Houston Texas


Booster shots aren't necessary right now, US health agencies say. Pfizer is seeking authorization anyway.

A healthcare worker in the Netherlands receives the Pfizer vaccine on January 6, 2021. Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP Fully vaccinated Americans don't need booster shots right away, US health agencies said on Thursday. Pfizer announced earlier that day that it plans to seek authorization for a booster next month. The spread of the Delta variant has raised concerns about how long vaccine protection lasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pharmaceutical companies and d...
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Every single person in Maryland who died of COVID-19 in June was unvaccinated. The pattern applies to other states, too.

Maryland National Guard Specialist James Truong (R) administers a Moderna coronavirus vaccine in Wheaton, Maryland, May 21, 2021 . Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Everyone who died of COVID-19 in Maryland in June was not vaccinated, Gov. Larry Hogan said. Almost all new COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in the US overall are among the unvaccinated. It's even more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines work to prevent severe disease and death. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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A leading US disease expert says there's 'no doubt in my mind' that vaccinated people are helping spread Delta

Gretchen Gustafson of White Ford Bronco during a show on June 11 at Union Stage in Washington, DC, which recently lifted capacity restrictions for bars, nightclubs, and venues. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Vaccinated people are well protected from severe illness and death even as the Delta variant surges. But it's possible for fully vaccinated people to be asymptomatic and spread COVID-19 to others. A top disease modeler who advises the White House said vaccinated people should still w...
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A leading US disease expert says there's 'no doubt in my mind' vaccinated people are helping spread Delta

Gretchen Gustafson of White Ford Bronco interacts with the crowd during a show at Union Stage on June 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. DC recently lifted capacity restrictions for bars, nightclubs, and venues. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Vaccinated people are well protected from severe illness and death, even with the Delta variant surging. But it is possible for fully vaccinated people to catch asymptomatic case of COVID-19 and spread it to others. A top disease modeler, who advises the White...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Scotland, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Public Health, Delta, Pfizer, Biden


The CDC stopped tracking most COVID-19 cases in vaccinated people. That makes it hard to know how dangerous Delta really is.

A nurse administers a COVID-19 test at a testing site in Suffolk County, New York, on December 18, 2020. John Paraskevas/Newsday via Getty Images The CDC stopped monitoring non-severe COVID-19 cases among vaccinated people in May. It's hard to assess Delta's risk without knowing what mild breakthrough cases look like - or whether they're becoming more common. Vaccines still seem highly effective against the variant, though. See more stories on Insider's business page. It w...
Tags: Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Public Health England, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, Harvard Medical School, Suffolk County New York, Shmerling


Some experts say J&J vaccine recipients should get an mRNA booster. Here's what we know about mixing shots.

J&J's review process is more compassionate, more conversational, and places a greater emphasis on the employee's future growth. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some people who got the J&J vaccine are seeking mRNA booster shots. The CDC and FDA don't recommend mixing vaccines, but experts say it can't hurt. Early data on mixing vaccines suggests it could trigger a stronger immune response. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the Delta variant becomes...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Spain, Delta, Astrazeneca, Fda, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Johnson & Johnson, J J, John Moore


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just got a second Moderna shot after getting his first COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau receives his second dose of the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a pharmacy in Ottawa, Ontario, July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Blair Gable Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. He got a shot of the Moderna vaccine to follow his first AstraZeneca shot. Mixing vaccine doses is currently allowed in Canada, but not approved in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canadian Prime ...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Canada, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau, Ottawa Ontario, Moderna, Coronavirus, Covid-19 Vaccine, Andrea Michelson, National Advisory Committee on Immunization, Blair Gable, Moderna Kamil Karamali



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