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The UK is making a risky bet to stretch its supply of coronavirus vaccines, and scientists are split on the untested strategy

The UK is giving more people a single dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine as soon as possible, instead of waiting for a second dose. Paula McMahon prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 30th, 2020

Trump should take a COVID-19 shot to build confidence in the vaccine among his supporters, the White House coronavirus testing czar says

President Donald Trump taking a vaccine would "generate more confidence among the people who follow him so closely," Adm. Brett Giroi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 21st, 2020

First data from trial of Moderna vaccine candidate for coronavirus could come by June: Evercore

The first set of immunogenicity data from the first trial of a potential vaccine to treat the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could come as early as June, according to Evercore analyst Umer Ruffat. The National Institutes of Health.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2020

Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘We’re asking that people be patient’: Booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is a shot in the dark for many

The larger pool of eligible people though has made it even more cutthroat to secure a vaccine appointment......»»

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J&J"s COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows it generates antibodies in early-stage trial

Shares of Johnson & Johnson gained 1.7% in premarket trading on Thursday, the day after a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate generated neutral.....»»

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: Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine appears to protect against U.K. and South African COVID-19 strains in lab, study finds

BioNTech said that the company would be able to adjust the vaccine developed with Pfizer to address new mutations of this coronavirus if necessary......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2021

: CDC officials say people with history of allergic reactions should be monitored after receiving a COVID-19 shot

People with a history of severe allergic reactions should be monitored after receiving the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and should reconsider getting the second dose if the anaphylaxis is severe, U.S. health officials said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2021

The EU has authorized Moderna"s COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second shot available in Europe

The European Medicines Agency said it had "thoroughly assessed" data related to Moderna's vaccine's quality, safety, and efficacy. A half-dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine initially could mean we ha.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 6th, 2021

EU regulators recommended authorization of Moderna"s vaccine, clearing the way for Europe to get its second COVID-19 shot

The European Medicines Agency said it had "thoroughly assessed" data rela.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2021

The 10 American cities that saw the most residents flee at the height of the coronavirus pandemic

US Postal Service data shows that millions fled urban cores last year. New York City topped the list, which was mostly made up of large cities. People loading a moving truck in Manhattan on September 12, 2020......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2021

US officials are considering giving people 2 half doses of Moderna"s COVID-19 shot to speed up rollout, vaccine chief Slaoui says

This would allow the US to immunize twice as many people with the doses it currently has, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui said. President Donald Trump and Moncef Slaoui, chief advisor of Operation Warp Speed. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 4th, 2021

UPDATE: Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 82 million as U.K. authorizes third vaccine

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 82 million on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.79 million. The U.S. has the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2020

Most vaccine skeptics are persuadable and will get the COVID-19 shot, says a Nobel prize-winner who studies vaccine hesitancy

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said chatty people, gift cards, and "peer effects" can all help sway hesitant peopl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 28th, 2020

European Union nations have kicked off a mass effort to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to more than 450 million people

EU countries are getting small quantities of the vaccine for now, fewer than 10,000 doses, until a larger distribution planned for January. Medical personnel is given the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine at the Favoriten Clinic in Vienn.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 28th, 2020

Inovio Shares Rise On Positive Data For Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate That"s Stable At Room Temps

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: INO) shares were trading higher Thursday after the company released positive Phase 1 data on to its COVID-19 DNA vaccine candidate. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 24th, 2020

: AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine could be approved in U.K. ‘shortly after Christmas’ – top Oxford scientist says

Approval of AstraZeneca-Oxford University shot would come as the U.K. grapples with a new coronavirus strain that has triggered a wave of travel bans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 23rd, 2020

BioNTech"s CEO said there"s a "relatively high" possibility the vaccine they made with Pfizer will protect against the UK"s new coronavirus variant

The CEO said it will take around two weeks to get data from experiments that can show definitively whether the vaccine works against the new variant. An Ohio .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytDec 22nd, 2020

Key Words: Former congressman suggests adding $300 or $400 to stimulus checks — for people who get the COVID-19 vaccine

John Delaney proposes paying Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2020

Coronavirus vaccines don"t contain microchips. Here"s what"s actually in the shots.

The false claim that Bill Gates is plotting to use the vaccine to track people via microchip may have come from an altered Facebook video. A nurse prepares a coronavirus vaccine shot developed by the National Inst.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 21st, 2020

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines should be safe for most Americans, but 5 groups may want to wait for more data before getting shots

An FDA review found there was "insufficient data" to determine whether Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is safe for pregnant people and kids under 16. Margaret Keenan was the first person to be given the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outsid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 18th, 2020