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An Italian man tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine in a rubber foam arm he was wearing under a theater corset to finesse a vaccine pass

A man in Italy asked to be put in jail to get away from his wife.Gabriele Tamborrelli/Getty Images A man in Italy tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine into a rubber foam arm, according to The New York Times. The nurse caught him, because she saw it peering under the theater corset he wore to hide it. The man was trying to score a vaccine pass without actually getting a shot amid new rules in Italy. A man from Biella, Italy, showed up to his vaccination appointment with t...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, International, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Italy, The Times, Vaccine, Times, Piedmont, BUA, La Repubblica, Biella, COVID-19


Germans will be 'vaccinated, recovered, or dead' by the end of the winter, the health minister warned amid a COVID-19 surge

100-year-old Heinz Jacoby receives a coronavirus vaccination from doctor Anna Häring-Haj Kheder in Bochum, Germany, September 30 2021.Roland Weihrauch/picture alliance via Getty Germans will be "vaccinated, recovered, or dead" by the end of the winter, the health minister said. COVID-19 cases have surged in Germany. Neighboring Austria has imposed a lockdown and a vaccine mandate. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany needed tougher COVID-19 measures, per Reuters. By the end of the win...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Trends, Austria, Vienna, German, Healthcare, Delta, Merkel, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University


Incoming Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Sears said that disclosing her vaccination status is a 'slippery slope' that would lead to questions about what's in her DNA

Former Republican Delegate Winsome Sears celebrates winning the race for Lt. Governor of Virginia as she introduces Republican candidate for Governor Glenn Youngkin during an election night party in Chantilly, Virginia, on November 3, 2021.Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Republican Winsome Sears defeated Democrat Hala Ayala in the Virginia lieutenant governor election. Sears has encouraged others to get vaccinated against COVID-19 but has not said if she has done so. Sears said that vaccinations have ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Virginia, US, Trends, Cnn, Vaccination, Vaccine, Sears, Bash, Lieutenant Governor, Dana Bash, Chantilly Virginia, Glenn Youngkin, Hala Ayala


Republicans are now 20 percentage-points more likely to reject flu shots than they were pre-pandemic

A man walks past a free flu shot advertisement outside of a drugstore in New York on August 19, 2020. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images Recent polls show a 25 percentage-point gap between Republicans and Democrats who've gotten or will get a flu shot. This is remarkably similar to the approximately 30 percentage-point partisan gap on COVID-19 vaccine uptake. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was little to no partisan gap on influenza vaccine uptake. Recent polls show Republicans are...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Poll, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Flu Shot, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, UC San Diego, AP NORC


The gap between Republicans and Democrats on flu shots is 20 percentage-points bigger than it was pre-pandemic

A man walks past a free flu shot advertisement outside of a drugstore in New York on August 19, 2020.Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images Recent polls show a 25 percentage-point gap between Republicans and Democrats who've gotten or will get a flu shot. This is remarkably similar to the approximately 30 percentage-point partisan gap on COVID-19 vaccine uptake. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was little to no partisan gap on influenza vaccine uptake.  Recent polls show Republicans are now...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Poll, Vaccine, Donald Trump, Flu Shot, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, UC San Diego, AP NORC


Moms may pass on COVID-19 antibodies in breast milk, a small study found - but it's unclear what that means for the baby

Woman breastfeeding their babies during the "La Grande Tétée" event backed by La Leche League in Nantes, France on October 14, 2007. Alain Denantes/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images A study found COVID-19 antibodies in the breast milk of moms who had caught COVID-19 or been vaccinated. It's not yet clear whether the antibodies would protect babies from getting sick. The study was small. One expert called it "useful" but questioned the methods. A small lab study found antibodies that fight C...
Tags: Health, Science, News, US, Trends, Breastfeeding, Healthcare, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, La Leche League, Nantes France, Moderna, University of Rochester New York, Science Media Center, Coronavirus


An immunocompromised man had 4 shots of COVID-19 vaccine but still appears to have poor immunity

A file photo shows a woman getting a COVID-19 booster shot in Florida on October 5, 2021. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky An Ohio man registered "no antibodies whatsoever" after four COVID-19 shots, per CNN. Andrew Linder, who is immunocompromised, is isolating and limiting contact with people. The antibody test he took has some limitations as a proxy for immunity. An immunocompromised man had an antibody test came back negative even after receiving four doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, CNN reported T...
Tags: Florida, Science, Cdc, White House, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Food And Drug Administration, Ohio, Pfizer, Vaccine, Linder, Akron Ohio, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Transplant, Moderna


Unvaccinated people were 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 caused by the infectious Delta variant than those who've had 2 shots, real-world data from Texas suggests

Woman receives her second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site at a senior center on March 29 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. Sergio Flores/Getty Images Unvaccinated people are 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 caused by Delta than vaccinated people, new data suggests. Vaccines prevented death across all age groups, real-world data from the Texas study found. It adds to data from multiple countries showing vaccines stop severe COVID-19 caused by Delta. Unvaccinated people are...
Tags: Health, Texas, Science, News, Australia, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, New South Wales, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Antonio Texas, Texas Department of State Health Services, Johns Hopkins University, CDC Texas


Unvaccinated people are at least 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 caused by the infectious Delta variant than those who've had 2 shots, real-world data suggests

Woman receives her second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site at a senior center on March 29 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. Sergio Flores/Getty Images Unvaccinated people are 20 times more likely to die from COVID-19 caused by Delta than vaccinated people, new data suggests. Vaccines prevented death across all age groups, real-world data from the Texas study found. It adds to data from multiple countries showing vaccines stop severe COVID-19 caused by Delta. Unvaccinated people are...
Tags: Health, Texas, Science, News, Australia, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, New South Wales, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Antonio Texas, Texas Department of State Health Services, Johns Hopkins University, CDC Texas


'An extraordinary effect': Pfizer says its COVID-19 pill reduced the risk of hospitalization and death by 89% in high-risk patients

Crystal Cox/Insider Pfizer's experimental COVID-19 pill decreased the risk of hospitalization and death, a new study found. "Our ability to stop living in fear is now within reach," Pfizer's chief scientist Mikael Dolsten told Insider. The New York drugmaker plans to apply for emergency authorization as soon as possible. Pfizer's experimental coronavirus pill slashed the risk of hospitalization and death by 89% among high-risk people recently infected with COVID-19, the New Yo...
Tags: Health, UK, New York, Science, News, US, Trends, Merck, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Antiviral, Pharmaceutical, Mikael Dolsten, Andrew Dunn


Smaller needle, lower dose, fewer side effects, same benefit: What to know about the newly authorized COVID-19 vaccine for kids

A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Clalit Healthcare Services in the Israeli city of Holon near Tel Aviv on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images With CDC green light, kids ages 5 to 11 are eligible for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Children will get 10-microgram shots - one-third of the dose given to adults and teens. Pediatricians will be heavily involved in giving the vaccines to kids. Five- to 11-year-olds are now eligible for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Tel Aviv, Trends, New Jersey, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Afp, Erin Schumaker


Parents are mixing human milk into their kids' cereals in hopes of giving them COVID-19 antibodies, report says

Cavan Images/Getty Images Some parents are breastfeeding their toddlers in hopes of protecting them from COVID-19. Parents who breastfeed for two years or more have been found to have higher antibody levels in their milk. However, it has yet to be seen if any immunity could be provided via nursing. Some California parents have decided to continue nursing longer than officially recommended in hopes of passing COVID-19 antibodies onto their kids via breast milk, the Los Angeles Times report...
Tags: Science, Parenting, California, Cdc, US, Trends, Breastfeeding, Evans, Vaccine, Times, Antibodies, Los Angeles Times, Gonzalez, Cavan, Marissa Evans, Coronavirus


The FDA told Moderna it needs more time to review use of their COVID-19 vaccine for kids

A container of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is seen at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Go Nakamura Use of Moderna's vaccine in kids 12 to 17 years old will most likely be delayed to early next year. The drug company said the FDA told them they needed more time to review. The FDA is looking into the risk of myocarditis, a rare heart condition. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday told Moderna it needed more time to review ...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Trends, Fda, Vaccine, Wall Street Journal, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Journal, The Company, Houston Texas, The Food and Drug Administration, United Memorial Medical Center, Moderna, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani, Sunday Moderna


Fully-vaccinated people can pass on the Delta variant at home, including to other vaccinated people, a study finds - but unvaccinated people are still at most risk

A man receives a dose of the Pfizer vaccine at an NHS COVID-19 vaccination centre. Hollie Adams/Getty Images Fully vaccinated people can catch and pass on the Delta variant at home, real-world data shows. Vaccines largely protect against severe COVID-19 but don't stop it spreading entirely, the study authors said. Experts urged people to get vaccinated, have boosters when eligible, and take extra precautions. Fully vaccinated people can catch and pass on the highly infectious Delta var...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Clarke, Vaccine, Imperial College London, University of Reading, National Institute for Health Research, Simon Clarke, Peter Openshaw, Coronavirus, COVID


Smaller needle, lower dose, fewer side effects, same benefit: What to know about the coming COVID-19 vaccine for kids

A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Clalit Healthcare Services in the Israeli city of Holon near Tel Aviv on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Kids ages 5 to 11 are on the cusp of being eligible for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, following a vote from the FDA's advisory panel. Children will get 10-microgram shots - one-third of the dose given to adults and teens. Pediatricians will be heavily involved in giving the vaccines to kids. Five- to 11-year-olds ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Tel Aviv, Trends, New Jersey, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Afp


Trial announced for 'first-of-its-kind' vaccine to prevent breast cancer

A researcher conducts a breast cancer vaccine related experiment in a lab at Cleveland Clinic. Shawn Green/Cleveland Clinic The first human trial testing a vaccine against triple-negative breast cancer is set to begin. The breast cancer type is common, deadly, and can currently only be prevented with mastectomy. Researchers will first test the shot in triple-negative breast cancer survivors at high risk for recurrence. A vaccine against the most aggressive and deadly form of breast cance...
Tags: Science, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Trends, Healthcare, Vaccine, Women's Health, Vaccines, Us Department Of Defense, Cleveland Clinic, US Food and Drug Administration, Budd, Tuohy, Taussig Cancer Institute, Anna Medaris Miller, Cleveland Clinic Shawn Green Cleveland Clinic


Immunocompromised Americans who had a 3rd COVID-19 shot can now get a 4th, CDC says

A cancer patient gets his Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 booster shot at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut on August 24, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP/Getty Images Many immunocompromised Americans became eligible for a fourth COVID-19 shot on Tuesday. The fourth dose can be any FDA-authorized shot, given six months after the third, the CDC said. People that got J&J's vaccine have different guidance - they shouldn't get more than two doses. Most fully-vaccinated immunocompromised peo...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Booster, Johnson Johnson, Hartford Connecticut, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Hartford Hospital


With the vaccination deadline approaching, NYC's largest police union is suing for unvaccinated officers to continue working

In this Oct. 5, 2020, file photo, New York Police Department officers in masks stand during a service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York to honor 46 colleagues who have died due to COVID-19 related illness. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File Mayor Bill de Blasio mandated city workers must receive one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Friday. The union's lawsuit argues that officers did not have enough time to seek vaccination exemptions. Nearly 70% of NYPD employees have received at leas...
Tags: New York, Science, News, Law, New York City, Trends, Law Enforcement, Vaccination, Bill De Blasio, The New York Times, Vaccine, Nypd, Staten Island, Police Officers, New York Police Department, St Patrick s Cathedral


Fox News host Neil Cavuto tells viewers 'life is too short to be an ass' in urging them to get vaccinated

Fox News and Fox Business host Neil Cavuto. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Returning to the air over the weekend, Fox News host Neil Cavuto urged viewers to get vaccinated. Cavuto, who also hosts a show on Fox Business, recently contracted a breakthrough infection. Other Fox personalities have doubted vaccine efficacy when speaking about breakthrough cases. Neil Cavuto, a Fox News and Fox Business host who recently contracted a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, returned on-air Sunday to urge v...
Tags: Politics, Science, Media, US, Trends, Ms, Fox, Fox News, Fda, Vaccine, Fox Business, Tucker Carlson, State, Howard Kurtz, Cavuto, Neil Cavuto


The FDA just authorized booster shots of Moderna's and Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines and is letting users mix and match shots

An employee of Japan's Suntory Holdings receives the Moderna coronavirus vaccine for Covid-19. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images The FDA authorized booster shots of the Moderna and J&J vaccines on Wednesday. The agency also authorized people to get different vaccine brand as a booster shot. J&J recipients can get a booster after two months. Moderna recipients should wait six months. The Food and Drug Administration authorized on Wednesday booster shots for Moderna's and Johnson &...
Tags: Health, Japan, Science, News, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, University of Pittsburgh, Johnson Johnson, Moore, Baylor College of Medicine, The Food and Drug Administration


Pfizer's vaccine cuts the risk of COVID-19 hospitalization in teens by 93% in a CDC analysis

A boy receives the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Tegucigalpa, on September 25, 2021, during a vaccination programme for teens aged 12 to 15 ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP) (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images Pfizer's vaccine strongly protects teens against severe COVID-19 after two doses, CDC data suggests. 97% of US teens hospitalized with COVID-19 were unvaccinated in the cases the CDC studied. Vaccines were "imperative" to reduce severe COVID-19 among young peopl...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Teen, Healthcare, Delta, Pfizer, Vaccine, TEGUCIGALPA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, ORLANDO SIERRA, Coronavirus


I got my first COVID shot in Nigeria and the second in the UK, and the difference was infuriating

The author, Paul Adepoju (left), got his first Covid vaccine shot in Nigeria. The center was so crowded that there was no room to sit down. Paul Adepoju In Nigeria, less than 3% of the population has gotten the Covid vaccine. In the UK, 68% of people are fully vaccinated. Life is returning to normal in both places - but in Nigeria, most people must make do without the vaccine. There's a growing push to speed up vaccine access in poor countries. I got my first COVID-19 vaccine shot in...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Nigeria, Africa, America, Trends, Cnn, National Health Service, Patents, West Africa, Who, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, World Bank


A Florida school says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days after each shot, citing a false claim that they'll infect others

Junior Molly Day got her first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School in Pennsylvania on May 3. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images Centner Academy in Miami, Florida said any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. The school is promoting a dangerous, debunked rumor that vaccinated students can infect others. An infectious-disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized the false claim as "science fiction." A private school in Miami is re...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, California, Cdc, Trends, Pennsylvania, Delta, Schools, Astrazeneca, Miami, Associated Press, Pfizer


A Florida school says students who get vaxxed must stay home for 30 days due to unfounded claim that they'll infect others

Junior Molly Day gets her first Pfizer Biontech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School in Ridley, Pennsylvania on May, 3, 2021. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images Centner Academy in Florida told parents any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. That's because of a belief that vaccinated students can infect unvaccinated students, WSVN reported. An infectious disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized that belief as "science fiction." A private...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Mississippi, California, Cdc, US, Trends, United States, Schools, Vaccine, Johnson, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


States spent at least $89 million on COVID-19 vaccine lotteries. None of them worked, new research suggests.

Heidi Russell, of Aurora, Colorado, was the fifth and final $1 million winner in the state's vaccine lottery. David Zalubowski/AP States' vaccine lotteries did not raise COVID-19 vaccination rates, new research suggests. The tens of millions of dollars spent on those lotteries were not a good use of funds, economists say. The finding could inform plans for future public-health emergencies. In the spring, when Ohio announced it was holding a $1 million lottery to encourage residents...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, Science, News, Maryland, Washington, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Trends, Research, Maine, Arkansas, Ohio, Associated Press, Vaccine


J&J boosters are on the horizon for everyone who got that shot - regardless of age, job, or health

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna's booster shot applications, which the FDA authorized only for certain groups, J&J's extra dose will be available to anyone who received the first shot once it's authorized. Brendan McDermid/Reuters An FDA expert panel on Friday unanimously recommended the authorization of a J&J booster shot. If approved, the booster will be available to anyone who received the J&J shot. J&J recipients had felt in the dark and ignored by public-heath authorities for mo...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Erin Schumaker, Johnson & Johnson


Here's what it was like to get one Covid shot in Nigeria, where less than 3% are vaccinated, and a second in the UK, where people are already getting access to booster shots

The author, Paul Adepoju (left), got his first Covid vaccine shot in Nigeria. The center was so crowded that there was no room to sit down. Paul Adepoju In Nigeria, less than 3% of the population has gotten the Covid vaccine. In the UK, 68% of people are fully vaccinated. Life is returning to normal in both places - but in Nigeria, most people must make do without the vaccine. There's a growing push to speed up vaccine access in poor countries. I got my first COVID-19 vaccine shot in...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, Nigeria, Africa, America, Trends, Cnn, National Health Service, Patents, West Africa, Who, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, World Bank


The FDA's expert panel just unanimously backed Moderna's booster shot for high-risk groups, paving way for the agency's OK

Moderna stock has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images On Thursday the FDA's expert panel voted in favor of booster shots of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna is seeking an OK for all older adults (65+) and younger adults at high risk of severe COVID-19. The FDA now has to decide whether or not to OK Moderna's booster shot. Moderna just got a step closer to rolling out a COVID-19 booster shot to the general public. A panel...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biotech, University of Pittsburgh, Johnson Johnson, Moore


An Ohio woman was denied a life-saving liver transplant after refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Michelle Vitullo can't get her planned liver transplant since she and her donor won't get vaccinated. Vitullo has end-stage liver disease, which is fatal without transplantation. Hospitals say COVID-19 vaccination is necessary for the safety of both donor and recipient. After years battling stage-four liver cancer and...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Trends, Green, Fox, Cbs, Ohio, Fox News, Vaccine, Liver disease, Denver, Cleveland Clinic, Transplant, Lake Charles Louisiana, Kidney disease, Mario Tama Getty


A drugmaker backed by the company that owns Marlboro cigarettes plans to launch the world's first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine

A nurse is inoculated with the Pfizer/BioNTEch coronavirus vaccine in Toronto, Canada, December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio A Japanese drugmaker plans to submit data for a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine to Canadian regulators. The vaccine is made using a relative of the tobacco plant. Medicago, which is making the vaccine, is part-owned by tobacco giant Philip Morris International. The world's first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine could reach Canada's drug regulator by the end of th...
Tags: Health, Japan, UK, Science, News, Trends, Canada, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Vaccine, Quebec, Financial Times, Marlboro, Transparency Market Research, Toronto Canada



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