Science


Posts filtered by tags: Johnson Johnson[x], Johnson & Johnson[x]


 

A US Army officer who has taken all other military-mandated vaccines says he is resigning instead of getting the COVID vaccine

US Army nurse administers COVID-19 vaccine at Fort Meade in Maryland. US Army photo An Army officer has decided to resign rather than take the COVID vaccine mandated by the military. Lt. Col. Paul Douglas Hague said on Fox News that he has had all other vaccines, but he won't get the one for COVID. The CDC and other medical experts have argued that the COVID vaccines are safe and effective. See more stories on Insider's business page. A US Army officer who has received all other va...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Afghanistan, Army, Fox News, Pentagon, Fda, Biden, US Army, Sean Hannity, Hague, Johnson Johnson, Fort Meade


FDA authorizes boosters of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for older adults and others at high risk from COVID-19

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images The FDA authorized boosters of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for older adults and people at higher risk. Booster shots are likely to be available in locations like pharmacies and clinics at no cost. The US is still struggling to convince many people to get their first doses of coronavirus vaccines. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US coronavi...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Poll after poll shows the same thing: Americans are cool with vaccine mandates

A 12-year-old receives their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a Los Angeles County mobile clinic on May 14, 2021. Patrick Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Three recent polls show that a majority of Americans support vaccine mandates. The popularity of vaccine requirements has risen as the Delta variant surged. Hardline opposition to getting vaccinated has fallen to a new low. See more stories on Insider's business page. Though Americans remain divided about vaccine mandates, poll after pol...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Fox, Italy, Delta, Army, Fox News, Vaccines, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Tennessee says vaccinated people should be last in line for antibody treatments to save them for the unvaccinated

Nurse Janet Gilleran prepares to treat coronavirus patient Mike Mokler with Bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, December 31, 2020. Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images Tennessee recommends prioritizing unvaccinated residents for monoclonal antibody treatments. Vaccinated residents are behind them in line, since they're less vulnerable to severe COVID-19. Monoclonal antibodies are in short supply as the Delta variant tears through unvaccinate...
Tags: Science, News, Congress, Boston, US, Trends, Chicago, Tennessee, Delta, New Orleans, Pfizer, Vaccines, Msnbc, Boston Globe, Johnson Johnson, The Food and Drug Administration


J&J's vaccine gives 100% protection from severe COVID-19 after a 2nd dose, company says - comparable to the Pfizer or Moderna shots

A man receiving a J&J vaccine. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / Contributor/Getty Images A booster dose of J&J vaccine gave comparable protection to other vaccines, the company said. Two doses were 100% against severe disease and 94% effective against symptomatic COVID-19, it said. The company cited an unpublished study that hasn't been scrutinized by other experts. See more stories on Insider's business page. A second dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine worked just as well as Mode...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Trends, News UK, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, J&J, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID, Marianne Guenot


2nd dose of J&J vaccine boosts protection against moderate to severe COVID-19 to 94% in US study, company says

A man receiving a J&J vaccine. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / Contributor/Getty Images Johnson & Johnson said a second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine was highly effective in a study. Two doses were 94% effective against moderate to severe COVID-19 in US study, it said. The company cited data from an unpublished study that hasn't been scrutinized by other experts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said a second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine was highly effec...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, US, Trends, News UK, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, J&J, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID, Marianne Guenot


J&J's vaccine gives 100% protection from severe COVID-19 after a 2nd dose, study says - comparable to the Pfizer or Moderna shots

A man receiving a J&J vaccine. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / Contributor/Getty Images A booster dose of J&J vaccine gave comparable protection to other vaccines, the company said. The second shot was found to give 100% against severe disease, it said, citing a study. The second shot was also 94% protective against symptomatic infection. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine provided an efficacy similar to that of the Moderna and Pfizer...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, News UK, Pfizer, Vaccine, Wall Street Journal, Johnson Johnson, J&J, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID, Marianne Guenot


The World Health Organization compiles data on global COVID-19 vaccine figures but says it can't reveal how many of its own staff have been vaccinated

In this Wednesday, July 28, 2021 file photo, a health worker administers a dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine by Johnson & Johnson in the Medina neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. Leo Correa/AP Photo The World Health Organization refused to say how many of its staff have received a COVID-19 vaccine. The agency told the Associated Press the information was "confidential." In April, the agency said it was against vaccine mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. The World Healt...
Tags: Science, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, United Nations, Who, World Health Organization, Un, Medicare, Associated Press, Medina, Johnson Johnson, Janssen, Margaret Harris


The FDA's expert panel backs COVID-19 booster shots for adults 65 and older and those at highest risk of severe disease

The federal government has provided COVID-19 relief in numerous forms, from free vaccines to economic programs. Reuters An expert panel recommended that the FDA authorize booster shots for older and vulnerable adults. The doctors and health experts who advise the FDA say data suggests younger people are still well protected. The panel vote down a proposal to make boosters available to everyone 16 and older. See more stories on Insider's business page. An expert panel advising the Food...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Kaiser Permanente, Israel, US, Trends, United States, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Biotech, Biden, Committee


Moderna's vaccine offers better protection against COVID-19 hospitalization than Pfizer or J&J, new CDC study finds

Olivia Parsons, 22, a neuroscience major at the University of Colorado Boulder, left, gets her first dose of the Moderna vaccine from Dr. Laird Wolfe. Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine seems to protect better against hospitalization than other US-authorized shots. Moderna's shot lowered the risk of hospitalization by 93%, a new CDC report found. Pfizer's shot lowered that risk by 88%, whereas Johnson & Johnson's shot lowered it by 71%. See more...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Minnesota, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Fda, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Mayo Clinic, Afp, Boston Massachusetts


The US could authorize COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids by Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests

A boy receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Israeli city of Holon on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Kids from 5 to 11 could start getting COVID-19 shots by Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests. The company expects to submit data to the FDA for this younger age group in early October. Pfizer is testing a lower dose of its vaccine among young kids to avoid unnecessary side effects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Though daily vaccination rates are dec...
Tags: Science, Kids, News, Children, Cbs News, US, Trends, Cnn, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Afp


Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna


Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine mandate press conference

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images DeSantis did not correct a Gainesville city employee who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine "changes your RNA." The false claim was made during a press conference to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates and passports. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSan...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Moderna


The CDC says vaccine protection is tumbling for older Americans, though they still work very well for younger people

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald The CDC released new data Friday suggesting that elderly adults don't have the same protection against hospitalization as others. According to one study, vaccine effectiveness against hospitalization is only 75% among adults 75+, while it is 90% in under 75s. The reports, taken together, provide a compelling case for booster shots for older Americans. See more stories on Insider's business page. US heal...
Tags: Science, News, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, US Food and Drug Administration, Demetrius Freeman, Sarah Oliver


The FDA approval of Pfizer's vaccine didn't cause the uptick in vaccinations that people had hoped, data shows

An empty vaccine waiting area at a Walgreens in Miami Beach, Florida. Jeff Greenberg/Universal Images Group/Getty Images The US's average weekly vaccination rate has declined 38% since the FDA approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Some experts predicted that the FDA approval would have a major, positive impact on vaccine uptake. The regulatory green light could still pave the way for more vaccine mandates, though. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the two weeks sinc...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Miami, Pentagon, Fda, Npr, Pfizer, Louisiana, Anthony Fauci


The leaders of the FDA and CDC are reportedly pushing back on Biden's booster-shot plan, saying they need more time and data

President Joe Biden speaks about prescription drug prices and his "Build Back Better" agenda from the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Washington. Associated Press/Evan Vucci The heads of the FDA and CDC are pushing back on the White House's plan for COVID-19 booster shots. The top health officials say they need more time to review data on extra doses, . It's the latest setback to the Biden administration's booster plan, which has also prompted resigna...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, The Times, Fda, Pfizer, Biotech, Biden, Times, Johnson Johnson


North Korea Rejects 3 Million Doses of China's Covid-19 Vaccine

The government of North Korea rejected almost 3 million doses of China’s covid-19 vaccine Sinovac this week, claiming they should be sent to countries that are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, according to U.S. state-financed broadcaster Voice of America. The authoritarian country has reported zero cases of…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, North Korea, China, Medical Research, Kim Jong Un, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Voice of America, Moderna, Health Sciences, Sinovac Biotech


Vaccines could get authorized for young kids this fall. Here are the drug companies' most likely timelines.

Monserat Ramos, 3, kept a close eye on the needle as her grandparents got vaccinated in Los Angeles on March 5. Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Coronavirus vaccines won't be available for children under 12 until fall at the earliest. Pfizer expects to know how its vaccine performs among kids ages 5 to 11 by the end of September. Moderna could produce data for that same age group in late fall or early winter. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's one...
Tags: Science, News, Nbc, Cdc, White House, US, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Anthony Fauci


CDC shares 8 new charts that show how powerful Pfizer's vaccine is against COVID-19 and the Delta variant

Pfizer BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine is called Comirnaty. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Local News via Getty Images On Monday, independent experts to the CDC voted unanimously to recommend Pfizer's vaccine to everyone over 16. Their decision was data-driven, and factored in both the risks and benefits of vaccination. They reviewed graphs and tables showing that, while vaccinated people can get mild infections, Pfizer's vaccine does a great job keeping people alive and out of...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Features, Getty Images, Public Health, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, US UK


Fauci says US still planning for COVID-19 booster after 8 months. Biden said shots could be administered after 5.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that the mRNA vaccines were going to require a third dose. Meet the Press/NBC Dr. Anthony Fauci said the US was still looking to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots after eight months. President Joe Biden during a meeting at the White House on Friday said officials were considering them as early as five months. Fauci also said the mRNA vaccines would always need a third dose while the Johnson & Johnson vaccine would require a second shot. See more stori...
Tags: Chuck, Science, News, Nbc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, Johnson & Johnson, Centers for Disease Control


COVID-19 vaccine boosters shots likely to be recommended by Biden administration after 6 months instead of 8, Wall Street Journal reports

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images The Biden administration will likely recommend that fully vaccinated adults get COVID-19 booster six months following their second dose of the shot rather than the previously announced eight months, The Wall Street Journal reported.The decision is based on data from vaccine manufacturers and other countries all operating under a six-month booster shot schedule, a person familiar with these plans told The Journal. Booster shots for all vaccines ...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Johnson Johnson, US Food and Drug Administration, Breaking, Coronavirus, Pfizer Moderna, Emanuele Cremaschi, Speed desk, The Journal Booster


FDA reviewing for 6-month COVID-19 booster shots, Wall Street Journal reports

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images Earlier this month, the White House said booster shots could be given starting September 20. Initially it was believed the boosters would be given eight months after a second shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. Booster shots for fully vaccinated adults will likely be approved to begin six months following the second dose of the shot rather than the previously announced eight months, The Wall Street Journal reported.The Food ...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Johnson Johnson, Drug Administration, Breaking, Coronavirus, Pfizer Moderna, Emanuele Cremaschi, Speed desk


J&J says a booster shot of its one-dose COVID-19 vaccine raises antibody levels, and could be given after 8 months

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images A second shot of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine boosted antibodies in lab study. The company said a booster shot could be given eight months after the original vaccine. J&J will now submit the data to the Food and Drug Administration, it said. See more stories on Insider's business page. An extra dose of Johnson & Johnson&#...
Tags: Health, Science, News, White House, Boston, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Booster, Johnson & Johnson, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Fully vaccinated people who catch COVID-19 appear to be less infectious and clear the virus quicker than unvaccinated people, early research suggests

A healthcare worker in the Netherlands is given the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on January 6. Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP Fully vaccinated people who get COVID-19 may be less infectious than unvaccinated people, a study suggests. Scientists looked at 161 "breakthrough" infections in 24,706 health workers, mostly caused by Delta. Vaccinated people cleared the virus quicker than unvaccinated people, they said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fully vaccinated people who cat...
Tags: Science, News, Singapore, Trends, Ap, Healthcare, Netherlands, Delta, Vaccine, Rotterdam, Johnson Johnson, Erasmus Medical Center, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID, Catherine Schuster Bruce


75 doctors from South Florida hospitals staged a walkout to protest a surge in unvaccinated COVID-19 patients

South Florida doctors took part in a walkout to protest a surge in unvaccinated patients. WPTV About 75 doctors from hospitals in South Florida took part in a walkout Monday. The doctors wanted to draw attention to a surge in unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. Florida recorded nearly 150,000 new coronavirus cases in the past week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dozens of South Florida doctors staged a symbolic walkout of a hospital in Palm Beach Gardens on Monday to protest ...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, News UK, Fda, Pfizer, Msnbc, South Florida, Johnson Johnson, WFLA, Palm Beach Gardens, WPTV, Moderna, Coronavirus


75 doctors from multiple South Florida hospitals staged a walkout to protest a surge in unvaccinated COVID-19 patients

South Florida doctors take part in a walkout to protest a surge in unvaccinated patients. WPTV About 75 doctors from different hospitals in South Florida took part in a walkout on Monday. The doctors wanted to draw attention to a surge in unvaccinated COVID-19 patients. There were nearly 150,000 new coronavirus cases in Florida in the last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dozens of South Florida doctors staged a symbolic walkout of a hospital in Palm Beach Gardens o...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, News UK, Fda, Pfizer, Msnbc, South Florida, Johnson Johnson, WFLA, Palm Beach Gardens, WPTV, Moderna, Coronavirus


The FDA hopes to fully approve the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, The New York Times reported

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters The FDA is pushing to approve the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, according to The New York Times. The new licensing timeline for full approval is speedier than the agency originally expected. Health experts are eager for approval in hopes that it will convince skeptical Americans to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Food and Drug Admin...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, New York Times, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, The New York Times, Vaccines, Johnson Johnson, The Food and Drug Administration, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Erin Snodgrass, Speed desk


The FDA hopes to fully approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Monday, The New York Times reported

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters The FDA is pushing to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Monday, according to The New York Times. The new licensing timeline for full approval is speedier than the agency originally expected. Health experts are eager for approval in hopes that it will convince skeptical Americans to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Food and D...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, New York Times, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, The New York Times, Vaccines, Johnson Johnson, The Food and Drug Administration, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Erin Snodgrass, Speed desk


How, where, and when to get your COVID-19 booster shot

Jamilette Mota, 17, receives her Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from nurse Josselyn Solano at a mobile clinic in Los Angeles, on April 20. Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images People in the US who got the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be eligible for a booster shot eight months after their second dose. J&J vaccine recipients are still waiting for further guidance. Here's how to get a booster once it's time. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans who got the...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Who, World Health Organization, Vaccinations, Fda



July - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930