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Disability advocates slam vaccine rollout

Forgotten. Disregarded. Dehumanised. That’s how people living with disabilities feel about about Australia’s “debacle” of a vaccine rollout. Sam Connor has muscular dystrophy, heart and lung issues and uses a wheelchair. After much trying, the People With Disabilities Australia president secured her first vaccine on Saturday. The federal government on Monday said 12,521 people living… Read More »

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine scores FDA nod in adolescents, enabling a wider rollout

In a first for the U.S., the FDA has authorized the use of Pfizer’s BioNTech-partnered COVID-19 vaccine for use in adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15—months ahead of the upcoming school year in the fall.  The FDA will amend the existing emergency authorization for the vaccine, which was first issued in December, the agency said. Pfizer’s… Read More »

Battered by Winter Storms, U.S. Vaccine Rollout  to Redouble Efforts Next Week

FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 — After a week of brutal winter storms that stalled the country’s coronavirus vaccination rollout, U.S. health officials said Thursday that vaccination efforts will have to ramp up rapidly as soon as the bad weather ends. “We’re going to just have to make up for it: namely do double-time when this… Read More »