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CDC advisors voted in favor of Pfizer boosters for older Americans - but against extra shots for healthcare workers, in a major break with the FDA

A shot of the Pfizer vaccine at a FEMA vaccination center in Philadelphia. Mark Makela/Getty Images An advisory committee to the CDC voted 15 to 0 to recommend Pfizer booster shots for people over 65 and long term care facility (nursing home) residents on Thursday. They also voted to recommend booster shots for all adults with underlying medical conditions. The advisors voted 9-6 against recommending booster doses for adults who are "in an occupational or institutional setting" that puts t...
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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...
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COVID: FDA backs Pfizer boosters for seniors, those in high-risk situations

By Matthew Perrone, Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe | Associated Press The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of the extra shots. The FDA authorized booster doses for Americans who are 65 and older, younger adults with underlying health conditions and those in jobs that put them at high-risk for COVID-19. The ruling r...
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FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Older and At-Risk Americans

After weeks of internal strife at the Food and Drug Administration, the agency on Wednesday authorized people over 65 who had received Pfizer-BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine to get a booster shot at least six months after their second injection. The New York Times reports: The F.D.A. also authorized booster shots for adult Pfizer-BioNTech recipients who are at high risk of becoming severely ill with Covid-19 or are at risk of serious complications from the disease due to frequent exposure to the ...
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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...
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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...
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LA County’s COVID-linked hospitalizations still declining, though daily deaths remain high

The downward trend in Los Angeles County COVID-19 hospitalizations continued on Tuesday, Sept. 21, but daily death figures remained elevated, with another 32 fatalities logged by the county. According to state figures, there were 1,018 COVID-positive patients in county hospitals as of Tuesday, down from 1,034 on Monday. There were 312 patients in intensive care, down slightly from Monday’s total of 315. The number of COVID-positive hospital patients in Los Angeles County has dropped for eight co...
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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...
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For Your Information: Johnson & Johnson Says One-Dose Booster Vaccine Is 94% Effective Against COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson says new one-dose booster vaccine will provide 94% COVID-19 protection
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Booster Dose of J&J COVID Vaccine Increases Immunity

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Sept. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Getting another shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19...
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2 doses of J&J vaccine provide 94% protection, study says; US reaches death toll of Spanish flu: COVID-19 updates

Johnson & Johnson says its vaccine offers lasting protections. US reaches the death toll seen during the Spanish flu. Latest COVID news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Africa in brief: 11-18 September

Your Africa updates: What happened on the continent this past week The post Africa in brief: 11-18 September appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Booster of J&J COVID-19 vaccine provides stronger protection, company says

A second dose of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to 94 percent...
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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...
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Two dose version of Johnson & Johnson vaccine 94% effective against Covid-19, study finds

By Maggie Fox | CNN A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday — making a two-dose regimen of J&J’s Janssen vaccine comparable to a two-dose regimen of Moderna’s or Pfizer’s. Plus, the company said, adding a booster dose to a single shot of the vaccine raised immunity even more, and should also protect people strongly against infection. The company released some details of three studies looking at...
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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...
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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...
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J&J: Booster Dose of Its COVID Shot Prompts Strong Response

Johnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.
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The Latest: J&J: Booster Dose Provides Strong Response

Johnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose.
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Two dose version of Johnson & Johnson shot 94% effective against Covid-19, study finds

A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday -- making a two-dose regimen of J&J's Janssen vaccine comparable to a two-dose regimen of Moderna's or Pfizer's.
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A two-dose version of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine provides comparable protection to a two-dose regimen of Moderna's or Pfizer's, the company says

A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday -- making a two-dose regimen of J&J's Janssen vaccine comparable to a two-dose regimen of Moderna's or Pfizer's.
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France COVID Restrictions for Business Aviaton

Update: For the latest France travel restrictions visit our article on Europe COVID Ops. For more information on London airports, visit our destination guides: Southern France destination guide Paris destination guide France has reopened its borders to vaccinated travelers starting June 9, 2021. Here’s what you need to know: French borders reopened June 9, 2021 After weeks of speculation and anticipation, France officially reopened its borders for summer 2021. Like many countries,...
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An FDA panel has backed limited use of COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:An expert panel on Friday recommended COVID-19 booster shots for older adults and those who are at higher risk of severe disease;How 2 doctors whipped up false hope that ivermectin is a 'miracle cure' for COVID-19;A CDC study found Moderna's vaccine protected the best against hospitalization.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected]
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Chris Rock says he has Covid-19 and urges doubters: ‘Get vaccinated’

Comedian who has said he received Johnson & Johnson shot tweets: ‘Trust me you don’t want this’
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Chris Rock reveals he has COVID-19, urges vaccination: 'Trust me you don't want this'

Chris Rock has tested positive for COVID-19, the comedian announced Sunday. He said in May that he received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chris Rock Reveals He Has COVID, Urges People to ‘Get Vaccinated’

Actor-comedian Chris Rock tweeted Sunday that he has COVID-19. “Trust me, you don’t want this. Get vaccinated,” he urged. Rock told Jimmy Fallon in May that he had gotten the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, meaning his current case would be a breakthrough instance of coronavirus. He joked to Fallon, “You know, I skipped the […]
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Chris Rock Reveals He Has COVID, Urges ‘Get Vaccinated’

Actor-comedian Chris Rock tweeted Sunday that he has COVID-19. “Trust me, you don’t want this. Get vaccinated,” he urged. Rock told Jimmy Fallon in May that he had gotten the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, meaning his current case would be a breakthrough instance of coronavirus. He joked to Fallon, “You know, I skipped the […]
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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...
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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...
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