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Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine

The Coronavirus Outbreak Covid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Delta Variant Pandemic Relief Programs Ending What is HIPAA? Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Israeli Data Suggests Possible Waning in Effectiveness of Pfizer Vaccine The new numbers still show overwhelmingly strong protection against severe disease but diminished effectiveness against… Read More »

Pfizer to brief Biden health officials on COVID-19 vaccine booster shot possibility

Pfizer representatives will meet with federal health officials on Monday to discuss the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, a meeting that comes less than a week after the Biden administration reaffirmed its position that the two-shot regimen is enough for now. THE COVID-19 VARIANTS HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WATCHING Present at the meeting will… Read More »

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 vaccine: Three delayed side effects to spot – ‘seek medical attention right away’

On June 25, the FDA added new warnings for both vaccine providers and recipients over cases of heart inflammation from the Pfizer and Modern Covid vaccines. The warnings came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met and confirmed a “likely association” between myocarditis and pericarditis and… Read More »

Children and Covid: Journalists Explore Grief and Vaccine Side Effects

KHN senior correspondent JoNel Aleccia discussed grief among the estimated 46,000 children in the U.S. who lost a parent to covid-19 on NBC News NOW on Tuesday. KHN senior correspondent Sarah Varney discussed one family’s reckoning with racism after a police shooting on NPR/WBUR’s “Here & Now” on Monday. California Healthline editor Arthur Allen discussed… Read More »

Bangladesh to receive 2.5m Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX

The doses are expected to arrive within seven to 10 days under global vaccine-sharing programme COVAX, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Friday.      The government agreed to receive the doses following a proposal by the COVAX platform, co-led by the World Health Organization.   “This is very good news at this moment,” Maleque said. This will… Read More »