Vaccination

Biden Unveils National 5-Point COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The President-elect aims to set up 100 mass vaccination clinics by late February and use FEMA to mobilize thousands of workers to give vaccines.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals the simple steps that could make it more effective 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals the simple steps that could make it more effective 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The Covid-19 vaccines are a modern-day miracle. It is a wonder such safe and effective vaccines were produced, tested and delivered in such record-breaking time.
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Nearly 2,000 Vaccine Doses Spoiled At A Boston Hospital

1 month ago   |   By CommonHealth Wbur

Staff at the Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center discovered on Tuesday that a freezer had failed, compromising 1,900 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
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Barkeep avoids charge over driving into COVID-19 enforcer

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

A bar owner accused of running over a New York City sheriff's deputy with a car last month will only face criminal charges alleging he served patrons indoors in defiance of state coronavirus restrictions
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ID requirement for COVID-19 vaccine will affect undeserved communities, local leaders say

1 month ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Community leaders are concerned that the requirement to shoe ID that proves you are a Florida resident to get the COVID-19 vaccine will have a bigger toll within minority communities.
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As COVID-19 ran rampant in Florida prisons, inmate deaths jumped 45% in 2020

1 month ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Inmate deaths in Florida state prisons rose 45% last year over an average from four prior years, showing the clear impact of COVID-19 on the corrections system, according to an Orlando Sentinel analysis of state data.
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CDC: Gap Between Vaccine Doses Could Be 6 Weeks

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The CDC has updated its guidance on how long people can wait between the first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to up to 6 weeks.
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Longer Risk Period for MIS-C in Children With COVID

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The risk period for development of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children with COVID-19 may be longer than currently thought.
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J&J COVID Vaccine Gets Unique CPT Code Even Before FDA Filing

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The AMA's CPT panel readies for potential introduction of a third COVID-19 vaccine for the US, with J&J awaiting phase 3 results for its product.
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New CDC Head Discusses Timeline for Vaccine Rollout

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The new CDC director gave an overview of the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccination strategy on Thursday.
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COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread

COVID-19 Is Ravaging Local Newspapers, Making it Easier for Misinformation to Spread

1 month ago   |   By Time

Keeping up with the torrent of news over the last year has been overwhelming for all Americans. But it's an especially difficult challenge for local newspaper editors like Reed Anfinson, who not only owns and publishes Swift County, Minn.'s Monitor-News, but writes nearly every news story it publishes, too. Anfinson, who also owns two other papers in nearby counties, has worked virtually seven days a week since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, including through a battle with the virus himself. For all his hustle, he still wishes he had time to write more about the people whose lives...
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'Invisible' Migrants Risk Being Last in Line for COVID-19 Vaccination

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

As an undocumented migrant living in Colombia, Venezuelan Leidi Gutierrez has little chance of getting a COVID-19 vaccination. With the death toll rising fast, the mother-of-two said all she could do was pray.
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