US coronavirus: The FDA could authorize Covid-19 vaccines for young children in weeks, expert says

US coronavirus: The FDA could authorize Covid-19 vaccines for young children in weeks, expert says

In the least vaccinated states, roughly eight people out of every 100,000 residents died of Covid-19 over the past week, compared with only about two out of every 100,000 people in the 10 most vaccinated states.CNN used data from Johns Hopkins University and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the analysis. Less … Read more

They Shunned Covid Vaccines but Embraced Antibody Treatment

They Shunned Covid Vaccines but Embraced Antibody Treatment

Lanson Jones did not think that the coronavirus would come for him. An avid tennis player in Houston who had not caught so much as a cold during the pandemic, he had refused a vaccine because he worried that it would spoil his streak of good health.But contracting Covid shattered his faith in his body’s … Read more

Do COVID-19 vaccines affect periods? Expert calls for investigation

Do COVID-19 vaccines affect periods? Expert calls for investigation

Share on PinterestThousands of women report that COVID-19 vaccines affect their period. AnanR2107/Getty ImagesCOVID-19 vaccines can cause several side effects, which are mostly mild. However, changes to menstrual cycles or unexpected vaginal bleeding are not among the listed side effects for any COVID-19 vaccines available in the United Kingdom or the United States.Despite this, thousands … Read more

Pakistan receives another 4m doses of Covid vaccines

Pakistan receives another 4m doses of Covid vaccines

Another consignment of one million Sinopharm and three million Sinovac doses reached Pakistan on Wednesday, according to the National Disaster Management Authority. The vaccines have been handed over to the Ministry of National Health. Pakistan has immunised over 71 million people across the country so far. This accounts for only 25% of the total population. … Read more

L.A. to require COVID vaccines at bars, nightclubs, more

L.A. to require COVID vaccines at bars, nightclubs, more

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges in Los Angeles County under a forthcoming health order aimed at further armoring the region against the pandemic. The mandate, which will be issued by Friday, will require both patrons and employees to have at least one vaccine dose by … Read more

Dr. Fauci fact-checks Nicki Minaj’s claims about COVID vaccines

Dr. Fauci fact-checks Nicki Minaj’s claims about COVID vaccines

Famed rapper Nicki Minaj’s false claims about the COVID-19 vaccines are being denied as the artist lands under hot waters for spreading misinformation.  In an appearance on CNN, immunologist and physician Dr. Anthony Fauci told host Jake Tapper that the rapper’s claims about the vaccines leading to impotency were false. “Is there any evidence that the … Read more

Colorado radio host who urged boycott of vaccines dies of Covid-19 | Colorado

Bob Enyart, a rightwing talk radio host in Colorado who urged people to boycott vaccines for Covid-19, has died of Covid-19.Enyart’s death was reported two weeks after the Denver Bible church said he and his wife had been taken to hospital.“Pastor Bob and Cheryl are in … good hands and improving daily,” the church said … Read more

Over 50s to get booster shot as UK says COVID vaccines have saved more than 100,000 lives

Over 50s to get booster shot as UK says COVID vaccines have saved more than 100,000 lives

Booster shot recommended for all Britons over 50Third shot also eyed for vulnerable and some health staffWinter “could be bumpy at times”, health official saysLONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – COVID-19 vaccines have saved more than 112,000 lives and averted 24 million cases of the disease, British officials said on Tuesday as they recommended all vulnerable … Read more

Boris Johnson to confirm Covid booster jabs for over-50s in UK | Vaccines and immunisation

Boris Johnson is to confirm the start of a booster jabs programme for the over-50s on Tuesday after government scientists finally approved vaccinations for older schoolchildren.Setting out a widespread acceleration of the vaccine programme before what ministers concede will be a difficult second winter coping with the virus, the prime minister will also signal his … Read more

New Zealand buys further 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines as cluster grows

New Zealand buys further 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines as cluster grows

A medical worker administers a COVID-19 test at a testing clinic during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona GoodallCANBERRA, Sept 12 (Reuters) – New Zealand has purchased 500,000 doses of Pfizer’s (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine from Denmark, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said … Read more

Parents Find Ways to Get Their Youngest Children Covid Vaccines

Parents Find Ways to Get Their Youngest Children Covid Vaccines

Leng Vong Reiff had just received her second dose of a Covid vaccine and thought guiltily of her two young, unvaccinated sons. So she began banging away at her keyboard.Like countless parents across the nation, she was searching for vaccine clinical trials for children. She managed to find one, applied and got a call back.“They … Read more

Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds ‘set to start in weeks’ | Vaccines and immunisation

Plans for Covid vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds across the UK are to be announced by the government this week, with a mass inoculation programme beginning in schools within two weeks, the Observer has been told.New proposals for a Covid booster programme are also expected to be set out on Tuesday, but it is thought … Read more

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

“We imagine by second semester, our middle school and high school campuses will be absolutely even safer than they are today,” LAUSD school board member Tanya Ortiz Franklin told CNN’s John Berman on Thursday morning. According to a report included with an online copy of Thursday’s agenda, all students who are 12 or older and … Read more

New Zealand buys Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Spain

New Zealand buys Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Spain

WELLINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Around a quarter of a million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine bought from Spain will arrive in New Zealand this week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday, boosting the country’s inoculation programme.The doses will arrive in Auckland on Friday, Ardern said, adding to some 1.8 million doses … Read more