Vaccination

Doctor stood down after administering incorrect dose of COVID-19 vaccine to aged care residents

4 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Two aged care residents in Queensland received their two vaccines consecutively, but both remain well despite the bungle.
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New rapid diagnostic tests can differentiate between COVID-19 variants and multiple viruses

4 days ago   |   By News Medical

University of Minnesota Medical School researchers have developed two new rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 - one to detect COVID-19 variants and one to help differentiate with other illnesses that have COVID-19-like symptoms.
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California firms launch trials of COVID shot they hope will protect against South African variant

California firms launch trials of COVID shot they hope will protect against South African variant

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The firms' candidate, called hAd5 T-cell, targets two parts of the novel coronaviirus: the spike protein, more prone to mutations and the nucleocapsid protein, which is less prone.
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US states will get 14.5 MILLION doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week

US states will get 14.5 MILLION doses of COVID-19 vaccines next week

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Pharmacies will also get a 100,000-dose boost to their supply as the US scrambles to make up for lost time after last week's winter weather delayed shipments of 6 million precious vaccine doses.
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Pharmaceutical execs pledge to increase COVID-19 vaccine output

4 days ago   |   By Healio

Pharmaceutical executives from Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and Novavax testified Tuesday that they are on track to deliver a combined 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the United States by the end of July.
The executives answered questions from a House Energy & Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations. Their testimony came as the pace of the U.S. vaccine rollout continues to increase after a slow start.
Rep. Diana DeGette , who chairs the subcommittee, questioned each of the executives about previous statements given regarding each company's
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COVID Vaccine Makers to Congress: Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

4 days ago   |   By Medscape

Executives from five pharmaceutical companies told US lawmakers that they expect to boost supply of COVID-19 vaccines in the months ahead. The firms also are studying pediatric use of the vaccines.
Medscape Medical News
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Things to Know: Vaccine producers promise big jump in doses

4 days ago   |   By ABC News

Executives from the major COVID-19 vaccine producers have said to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month
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All the Differences Between the Covid Vaccines, Explained

4 days ago   |   By Mens health

All offer protection, but how they do it varies.
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COVID-19 vaccines authorized in US appear to be "very protective" against variants

4 days ago   |   By Healio

The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variants worldwide has led to concern and confusion among the general public.
Recently, South Africa halted its rollout of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine after preliminary data showed the vaccine provided limited protection against the country's dominant B.1.351 variant. This has drawn concern that COVID-19 vaccines may not protect against the emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
During a press briefing, Gigi Gronvall, PhD, an immunologist and associate professor in the department of environmental health and engineering at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of
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