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There Are Reasons to Worry About the Great Unmasking, but Vaxxed People Spreading Covid Isn't One

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped a bombshell, announcing it would lift nearly all recommendations on mask-wearing for Americans who are fully vaccinated against covid-19. The move drew mixed emotions from many, including concerns that it could impede the pandemic’s decline. But one…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Immunology, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Vaccine Hesitancy, Rochelle Walensky, Medical Specialties, Rna Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria


CDC Says It's Masks Off for Fully Vaccinated People

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is relaxing nearly all its recommendations for mask-wearing during the pandemic, so long as you’ve got your shots. On Thursday, the agency announced that fully vaccinated people can safely remove their masks indoors in most settings, though it still says they have to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Cdc, Policy, Vaccination, Immunology, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Medical Specialties, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, National Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Covid 19 Pandemic In Pennsylvania


Here's All the Free Stuff You Can Score for Getting a Covid-19 Vax

Cities and businesses across the U.S. are trying out a wide array of incentives to entice people on the fence to get the covid-19 vaccine—incentives that are largely being praised by public health experts as an important way to boost the country’s vaccination rate and not let our ample supply go to waste.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Leana Wen, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria, Vaccination Policy, Pfizers Vaccine


UK's NHS App to Include Vaccine Passport Starting Next Week

The app for the UK’s National Health Service will include the ability to show a user’s vaccination status starting next week according to a new report from the Times. The so-called “vaccine passport” will be available to British users just in time for the country’s loosened restrictions on international travel May 17.Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Medicine, NHS, National Health Service, Vaccination, World Health Organization, Times, Immunology, Tropical Diseases, Medical Records, Passports, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


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


L.A. Records No New Covid Deaths for First Time in Over a Year as Life Gets More Normal

Los Angeles County recorded no new deaths from covid-19 on Sunday, the first time that’s happened since L.A. County identified its first coronavirus death on March 10, 2020. And while experts warn there’s a possibility of undercounting that typically happens on weekends, it’s still a great sign that Southern…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Narendra Modi, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, Medical Specialties, Variants Of Sars Cov 2, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria, Covid 19 Vaccination In Israel


What It Really Means That the U.S. Won't Reach Herd Immunity

An article in the New York Times today highlights a growing attitude among public health experts about the near future of the covid-19 pandemic: Herd immunity, at least for the time being, is likely out of reach in the U.S. But as upsetting as that sounds, it doesn’t mean the pandemic won’t be substantially contained…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, New York Times, Vaccination, Vaccine, Prevention, Immunology, Epidemiology, Health Sciences, Herd Immunity, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Breakthrough Infection


West Virginia to give a $100 savings bond to people 16-35 who get vaccinated for COVID-19

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 WV Gov. Jim Justice is offering $100 savings bonds for those 16-35 willing to get a COVID vaccine. The state is struggling with getting young people signed up to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said that his state would gift $100 savings bonds for young people between the ages of 16 and 35 wh...
Tags: Politics, Science, Justice, Los Angeles, West Virginia, Trends, Speed, Vaccination, Jim Justice, Mario Tama Getty, Coronavirus, COVID, Azmi Haroun


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...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, United States, Vaccination, Vaccine, Johnson, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Janet Woodcock, Drug Safety, Rochelle Walensky, Johnson Covid, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


The U.S. Is About to Run Out of People Who Want the Vaccine

This week, all 50 states officially opened up eligibility for covid-19 vaccination to all adult residents. But while millions of Americans are still lining up to get their dose, experts warn that the country is quickly approaching a vaccine surplus, with too few takers to meet the supply we have available. Once that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Virology, Kaiser Family Foundation, Health Sciences, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Deployment Of Covid 19 Vaccines, Health Medical Pharma, Swine Flu Pandemic Vaccine


Covid-19 Booster Shots Likely Needed Within a Year, Top Biden Advisor Says

Booster shots against the covid-19 coronavirus may become a regular necessity, according to recent comments from David Kessler, chief science officer for President Joe Biden’s covid-19 task force, as well as from Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla. Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Wall Street Journal, Clinical Trials, CVS Health, David Kessler, Moderna, Health Sciences, BioNtech, Albert Bourla


A remote British island is now 100% vaccinated after all 45 adult residents got their second dose

All adult inhabitants of the tiny island of Fair Isle, off the northern coast of Scotland, received a second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine. Insider/Google Maps The tiny remote island of Fair Isle received its second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine this week. All 45 adults of the island were fully vaccinated in one go. The three remaining children will have to wait. The tiny island, which is just 2.9 square miles, is eager to see tourists again. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: UK, Science, Scotland, Trends, Bbc, United Kingdom, News UK, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Shetland Islands, Fair Isle, Northern Scotland, John Best, Press and Journal, Marianne Guenot, BBC Scotland s Jen Stout


This Country Vaccinated Nearly Every Adult in Two Weeks

The U.S., Israel, and a few other countries have done a decent job in rapidly vaccinating their residents against covid-19—but none hold a candle to the small Asian nation of Bhutan. In about the span of two weeks, the country was reportedly able to vaccinate almost of its entire adult population.Read more...
Tags: Science, Israel, Articles, World, Vaccination, Bhutan, Countries, Health Medical Pharma


There’s No Reason to Freak Out About the Latest Pfizer Vaccine Study

Over the weekend, a new study involving the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccine set off a wave of alarming—and at times misleading—headlines. The study, based on real-world data from Israel, found that the vaccine wasn’t as effective against B.1351, the variant first found in South Africa, as it was against other…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Israel, Medical Research, South Africa, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, BioNtech, Sars Cov 2, Adi Stern, Covid 19 Vaccine, 501v2 Variant, Variants Of Sars Cov 2, Health Medical Pharma, Sarbecovirus


People on the Caribbean island where a volcano went off are being evacuated on cruise ships - but not without a COVID-19 vaccine

Citizens watching ash plumes from La Soufrière. Reuters People on the island of St Vincent are hoping to be evacuated by cruise ship. The island was hit by a volcanic eruption last week, making much of it uninhabitable. Some neighboring islands are only accepting evacuees who have taken a COVID-19 vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. People on the volcano-stricken island of St. Vincent will only be evacuated to neighboring island if they've been vaccinated against ...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Trends, News UK, Vaccination, Eruption, St. Vincent, St Lucia, Caribbean, Antigua, Carnival Cruise Line, Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, Gonsalves, Coronavirus, Marianne Guenot


European regulators are watching J&J's vaccine for unusual blood clots

Registered Nurse Robert Orallo administers the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images European regulators are investigating whether Johnson & Johnson's vaccine could cause blood clots. The investigation was opened after four cases were reported, including one fatality. J&J's vaccine was authorized for European distribution last month, but hasn't been given out yet. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Cdc, US, Trends, New York Times, Healthcare, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, North Carolina, Anchorage, Johnson & Johnson, J J, European Medicines Agency


Stop Shaming Vaccinated People for Socializing

As the U.S. speeds ever closer toward mass vaccination against covid-19, a curious trend has started to emerge on social media and elsewhere: well-intentioned people downplaying the benefits of vaccination, often by arguing that vaccinated people still pose a major transmission risk and that they shouldn’t do things…Read more...
Tags: Science, Rachel Maddow, Medicine, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Virology, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Vaccine Hesitancy, BioNtech, Clinical Medicine, Rochelle Walensky, Medical Specialties, Rna Vaccine


Facebook launches profile frames that help you encourage friends to get the Covid-19 vaccine

As Covid-19 vaccines are becoming more readily available to larger groups of the U.S. population, Facebook has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to launch new Facebook profile frames that allow users to share their support for getting vaccinated with their family and friends. The effort follows a similar launch in the U.K. through a partnership with National Health Services (NHS), which has already resulted ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Science, Cdc, Social Media, Tech, United States, Vaccination, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Facebook Twitter, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, U S Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Covid-19 Vaccine, National Health Services NHS


Blocked by the EU's export ban, Japan got its first AstraZeneca vaccines from the US instead

A medical worker receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine on March 5, 2021, in Tokyo. Yoshikazu Tsuno - Pool/Getty Images Japan received a cargo of AstraZeneca vaccine from the US, the company told local media Thursday. Japan wanted to source doses from the EU, but couldn't since the bloc banned exports in January. The US too has been criticized for stockpiling doses of the vaccine, which it has not approved. See more stories on Insider's business page. Japan's first AstraZeneca vac...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Science, Mexico, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Canada, News UK, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Fda, Andy Dunn, Reuters


COVID-19 deaths and cases in US nursing homes plunged more than 90% since vaccinations began, a leading industry group said

Rhoda Winkelman, a resident at the New Jewish Home in Manhattan, received a COVID-19 vaccine on December 21, 2020. Spencer Platt/Getty Images COVID-19 cases and deaths plunged in US nursing homes from December to March, a report said. The decline is faster in nursing homes than elsewhere, said the industry group behind the report. This drop can be attributed to the fast vaccine rollout in the US, the authors said. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 cases and deaths i...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cms, News UK, Manhattan, Vaccination, Medicare Medicaid Services CMS, Older Americans, Mark Parkinson, COVID, New Jewish Home, AHCA NCAL, Covid-19 Cases


What You Need To Know About New York's 'Vaccine Passport'

On Friday, New York became the first state to formally roll out a digital vaccination “passport” that residents can flash as proof that they’ve either gotten jabbed or tested negative for covid-19. Per a statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the state developed the tech, dubbed Excelsior Pass, alongside IBM as a…Read more...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, Medicine, Microsoft, Vaccination, World Health Organization, Ibm, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Oracle, Mayo Clinic, Tropical Diseases, Medical Records


It's Open Season on Covid-19 Vaccines

April is looking to shower Americans with covid-19 vaccines aplenty. On Monday, several states announced that they would open vaccine eligibility to most or all of the general public within the next week. And President Joe Biden is also expected to announce today that 90% of American adults will be eligible for a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Virology, Moderna, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy, Josh Wingrove, Rochelle Walensky, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine


Biden announces 90% of Americans will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President-elect Joe Biden rolls up his sleeve to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from nurse practitioner Tabe Mase at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital as his wife Jill Biden stands by on December 21, 2020 in Newark, Delaware. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Biden on Monday will announce that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. 90% of Americans will also have a vaccine site within five miles of their home by that date. Biden set a goal of ensuring all US a...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Vaccination, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Don, Department of Health and Human Services, Jill Biden, Rieger, Newark Delaware, John Haltiwanger


U.S. Has Record-Breaking Day With 3.4 Million Vaccinations

Today the U.S. administered a record-breaking one-day rate of 3.4 million vaccine doses, according to the White House covid-19 response team. Presumably, this was accomplished by the time of the team’s 1:15 pm ET tweet.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, White House, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Biotechnology, Trump, Clinical Trials, Kaiser Family Foundation, Drew Armstrong, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


EU Experts Say AstraZeneca Vaccine Is Safe After Clotting Concerns

As expected, the European Union’s health regulators are standing behind the covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. In a press conference today, officials with the European Medicines Agency said that their investigation has found no link between the vaccine and a higher overall risk of blood…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Eu, European Union, Medical Research, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Oxford University, Vaccines, Clinical Trials, European Medicines Agency, Health Sciences, Emer Cooke, Covid 19 Vaccine, Deployment Of Covid 19 Vaccines


Tick Bites, Bad Breath, and Broken Bones: People Are Blaming the Covid-19 Vaccine for Anything

Regulators in many countries are collecting reports of adverse events that occur after a person gets a covid-19 vaccine. This data collection is crucial to being able to identify side effects that may not have shown up during clinical trials. But in the UK at least, patients and doctors are reporting a wide range of…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, UK, Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Virology, Clinical Trials, Health Sciences, Emer Cooke, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccines, Adenoviridae


The Worst of the Pandemic Is Truly Behind Us

This week, the United States will have passed an important milestone in the covid-19 pandemic: 100 million vaccine doses administered in the country, with over 60 million Americans having gotten one or more doses of the vaccines developed by Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson. Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, United States, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Jair Bolsonaro, BioNtech, Covid 19, Moderna Pfizer BioNTech


Your Dentist or Vet Can Give You the Covid-19 Vaccine Under Biden's Plan to Expand Vaccine Access

President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he will direct states to make all adults 18 and older eligible for coronavirus vaccinations by May 1.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Vaccination, Biden, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Covid 19 Vaccine, Democrats United States, Health Medical Pharma, Presidency Of Joe Biden, Covid 19 Vaccination In Bulgaria


The CDC says it won't change its travel guidance for vaccinated people until more people get their shots

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky at a White House press briefing on March 1. White House/YouTube The CDC said its travel guidance for vaccinated people wouldn't change until more people got shots. The agency on Monday relaxed some recommendations for vaccinated people - but not related to travel. People have been making vacation plans all the same. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention won...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Vaccination, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Disney World, Peter Hotez, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Hopkins University, Airlines for America


The CDC said it won't change its travel rules for vaccinated people until more people get their shots

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Rochelle Walensky speaking at a White House press briefing on March 1, 2021. White House/YouTube The CDC said its travel guidance for vaccinated people won't change until more people get shots. The agency relaxed some rules for vaccinated people on Monday, but not to do with traveling. People have been making vacation plans all the same. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CDC won't update its travel rules for vaccinated ...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Vaccination, Disney World, Peter Hotez, John Hopkins University, Airlines for America, COVID, Rochelle Walensky



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