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The COVID-19 vaccine: We got it. Let’s get it.

A few weeks ago, a small rural hospital in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, received its first shipment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and quickly began vaccinating the hospital’s health care workers and skilled nursing facility staff and residents. After the Barnes-Kasson County Hospital immunized all the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Class 1A workers and residents who […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
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The CDC issued new guidance about the COVID-19 vaccine for people with underlying medical conditions

Getty/David Greedy The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidance on Saturday for those with underlying medical conditions, saying they can receive the COVID-19 vaccine as long as they "have not had a severe allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in the vaccine." The CDC specifically issued guidance for those with HIV, weakened immune systems, and autoimmune conditions like Guillain-Barre syndrome and Bell's palsy. Nearly 2 million people in the US have rece...
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CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Priority Plan Could Cause 100,000 Avoidable Deaths

On December 1, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) gave its recommended COVID-19 Vaccination Priority plan and it is still wrong. The CDC is ignoring its own science on the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The CDC director issued a stark warning that this upcoming winter could be 'the most difficult time in the public health history' of the US

CDC Director Robert Redfield is seen testifying before the Senate on September 23, 2020. Redfield was overheard on a flight recently saying that "everything" Dr. Scott Atlas says "is false." ALEX EDELMAN/POOL/AFP via Getty The upcoming winter months could be "the most difficult in the public health history" of the US, Robert Redfield, the director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday. More than 100,000 patients are being treated for COVID-19 in US hospitals as...
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The US is averaging one COVID-19 death per minute, according to a global heath expert

Medical staff move a patient on a gurney across the skyway at Mt. Sinai Morningside Hospital on May 18, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski/NurPhoto/Getty Images The US is averaging one death from COVID-19 per minute, Dr. Beth Bell, a global health expert who serves on a CDC vaccine advisory panel, said Tuesday. Bell shared the figure at a meeting for the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which operates under the CDC. The federal advisory panel met Tuesday afternoon to...
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Fauci says all Americans could have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by April 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. AP Photo/Alex Brandon A COVID-19 vaccine could be available to all Americans as early as April 2021, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' leading infectious-disease expert, told CNN Tuesday. Authorities will likely offer a COVID-19 to frontline healthcare staff first, he said, followed by the elderly and other vulnerable people. But he expressed concerns that not everyone may want to get vaccinated as soon as a...
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Key changes to Adult and Child Immunization schedule for 2020

The new Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule and the Adult Immunization Schedule for 2020 are out, just released by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). This is an annual event following its yearly revision.
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New ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule recommends changes to shingles and MMR vaccines

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) released its 2018 Recommended Immunization Schedule for adults with changes to the administration of the herpes zoster and measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccines.
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Why Skipping Vaccines Is A Public, Not Personal, Health Choice

(Reuters Health) - Too many U.S. adults are not getting vaccinated, putting themselves and others at risk, immunization experts say. According to the latest available data, about 44 percent of adults over age 19 had a flu shot; 20 percent had a TDAP  vaccine , which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis; and 20 percent of 19-to-64-year-olds at risk of pneumonia had that vaccine (compared to 60 percent of those over 65). Just 27 percent of those over age 60 were vaccinated against...
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