The truth about COVID-19 vaccines. Everything you need to know
Questions answered about the coronavirus vaccines available in the U.S. — from the approval process to the risks vs. benefits of getting a shot.
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At facilities in several states, many workers are still not immunized. “I just feel like a sitting duck,” one resident said.
White House officials, anticipating the approval of coronavirus shots for 5- to 11-year-olds within weeks, will rely on doctors, clinics and pharmacies instead of mass inoculation sites.
The federal government ’s plan includes partnering with children’s hospitals and other doctors’ offices and health centers.
Though many countries around the world have developed their own vaccine verification systems, often evolved from previous contact tracing apps, developing a reliable, secure and accurate system remains a challenge.
With coronavirus cases in Britain rising, the government is urging millions of people to get booster vaccine shots
Employees who haven ’t received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by October 29 will be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. 19 October 2021In the English language version, updated the sections'If an individual has been vaccinated outside of the UK','Groups that can get a medical exemption','How to demonstrate your vaccination status'and'Exemptions'with more information on temporary and formal medical exemptions. 3 September 2021Adding link to easy-read version of the guidance in English.
CONCLUSION: We found a low prevalence of anti-PF4 antibodies in Thais after vaccination with ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and CoronaVac. None of the antibodies were functional and lacked an association with VITT.PMID:34667921 | PMC:PMC8505225 | DOI:10.1002/rth2.12600
In this study, it was aimed to prospectively evaluate the efficacy, side effects and seroconversion data of inactive severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), CoronaVac® (Sinovac, China) vaccine in healthcare workers. A total of 1053 healthcare workers who were initially seronegative (COV2T® SARS-CoV-2 Total Siemens, USA) and vaccinated with inactivated SARS-CoV-2 were included in the study. Quantitative IgG antibodies (ADVIA Centaur® SARS-CoV-2 IgG, Siemens, USA) were investigated 28 days after the first vaccine (n= 939) and the second vaccine (n= 771). In addition, neutralizing antibodies ...