US to Donate 500 Million More Vaccine Doses US to Donate 500 Million More Vaccine Doses
President Joe Biden announced the new pledge during a virtual COVID-19 summit on Wednesday. The plan will increase the US contribution to more than 1 billion doses.WebMD Health News
No cases of myocarditis or pericarditis were detected among the children enrolled in the initial clinical trials of the vaccine, which is one third the dose given to adults and teens.WebMD Health News
Serbia is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections as countries with low vaccination rates grapple with persisting virus surge
Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the U.S. weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters. The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of Pfizer’s data ahead of a public meeting next week to debate whether the shots are ready for the nation’s roughly 28 million children ages 5 to 11. The agency will ask a panel of outside vaccine experts to vote on that question. In their analysis, FDA scientists concluded that...
BLOOD cancer patients who have had two coronavirus vaccinations may still have little protection against COVID-19, according to the findings of recent research.
Ukraine’s coronavirus infections and deaths have reached all-time highs for a second straight day, a growing challenge for the country where the share of vaccinated is one of Europe’s lowest
Only a third of pregnant Americans are vaccinated for COVID-19, despite being at far higher risk for complications and death.(Image credit: Victoria Hansen/South Carolina Public Radio)
People who got Covid-19 vaccines were not only less likely to die from the virus, but they were less likely to die from any cause over the following months, researchers reported Friday.
The FDA and CDC say it's OK to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots, and in some cases it's preferred.
[allAfrica] As of October 23, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,457,869 while over 106,010,059 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
Vaccination still greatly reduces the risk of infecting others despite the arrival of the delta variant, recent studies show