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Joe Biden To Get Covid Vaccine Booster Shot: White House
Joe Biden will "receive a Covid-19 booster shot in line with" US government health authorities' guidelines, the White House said.
European Union To Decide On Covid Booster Shot Next Month
An European Medicines Agency expert also said the "evidence was becoming clearer" on the need for boosters shortly after the first jabs for people with weakened immune systems.
US authorizes third dose of Pfizer for seniors and high-risk people
The authorization is given for those over 65 years of age, people at high risk of suffering from the disease and those who are in environments with high exposure to the virus.
Johnson & Johnson Announces Positive Covid Booster Data
A second shot given 56 days after the first provided 75 percent protection against symptomatic Covid in a global clinical trial, with that level rising to 94 percent in the United States.
Covid-19: How effective is a third vaccine dose?
From squandering global vaccine supplies to the possibility of undermining immunity from the first two doses, booster programmes are a surprisingly complicated business.
Inquiry launched into European Commission chief’s refusal to hand over text messages she exchanged with Pfizer CEO
The European Ombudsman has demanded that Commission President Ursula von der Leyen explain how she lost text messages that she exchanged with the CEO of Pfizer during talks about vaccine procurement.
Biden will hold global Covid ‘summit’ focused on bringing ‘higher level of ambition’ pushing vaccines
US President Joe Biden will be following his highly controversial Covid-19 vaccine mandate with a virtual summit calling for a “higher level of ambition” pushing inoculations.
UK study to test MIXED Covid vaccines on children & teens to determine best approach for 2nd doses
British researchers are set to study the effects of mixed vaccine schedules on children and teens, hoping to figure out whether second doses have the intended immune response in youths amid concerns of possible side effects.
Brazil Wants To Halt Teen Shots After 1 Death, Health Agency Says No Proof
Sao Paulo state, the country's most populous, said it has already vaccinated nearly 2.5 million people under 18 years old.
UK Health Service Begins COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Rollout
Eligible groups of over-50s and frontline workers who received their second dose over six months ago can get a COVID-19 vaccine booster.
Moderna defends booster doses with more data on loss of efficacy
Both Moderna and Pfizer have recently submitted data to US authorities to defend a third dose.
Unvaccinated Children Suffering Covid Impact, Warns US Health Agency
Nine months in to this year, infections among children and adolescents in the Americas have surpassed 1.9 million cases, and they face significant health risks, the regional branch of the WHO said.
Israel Booster Jabs Cutting Severe Covid Even As Cases Surge
Since taking office in June, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has insisted he will aim to avoid any new lockdown, a pledge his government has kept even as the country of roughly 9.3 million people regularly records more than 10,000 new Cov...
Israel's COVID-19 surge shows the world what's coming next
Infections jumped because of the prevalence of cases among the unvaccinated
Rich states should stop hoarding Covid vaccines for boosters not yet backed by science, redirect jabs to Africa – African Union
Wealthy states should send their Covid jabs to under-vaccinated Africa rather than stashing doses away for booster shots which are not yet proven to be necessary, the African Union’s (AU) top health official has said.
Moderna developing two-in-one booster shot for Covid-19 and flu
Moderna has announced that it is developing a single-dose vaccine to bring to the market that will combine a two-in-one booster shot that protects against both Covid-19 and flu.
Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans
President Joe Biden on Thursday is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing ...
Moderna Submits Application Before US Regulator For Covid Booster Shot
The third shot of the Moderna vaccine, known as mRNA-1273, was given to 344 participants in a study six months after their second dose.
Israel’s grand booster vaccine experiment as the world watches on
As Covid cases spike, Israel is embarking upon the world’s first vaccine booster programme. Will it work - and what happens if it doesn’t? By Anshel Pfeffer
COVID-19 treatment pill administered in new Pfizer clinical trial
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has started giving people a pill against COVID-19 as part of a new clinical trial. If the study is successful, Pfizer said it would file again for emergency approval between October and December this year, ...
Woman in New Zealand dies from heart inflammation following Pfizer jab
The woman developed myocarditis — a known, rare side effect of mRNA COVID-19 vaccination.
Covid: Vaccine complications dwarfed by virus risks
A major review of vaccines suggests the AstraZeneca jab does raise the risk of blood clots and another serious condition that can cause bleeding.
US Covid Hospitalisations Hit Eight-Month High With Over 100,000
A total of 101,433 COVID patients were hospitalized, according to data published on Friday morning.
COVID-19 Has More Blood Clot Threat Than Vaccines, Says UK Study: Report
COVID-19 Oxford Study: The research used findings from more than 29 million people who were vaccinated with the first doses of either vaccine between December 2020 and April 2021.
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