Vaccination

EMA Seeks More Data on Myocarditis After COVID-19 Shots

4 days ago   |   By Medscape

The agency says it needs more data to determine if there is a causal relationship of myocarditis and COVID-19 vaccines, and will seek additional information from the manufacturers.
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AMA survey: 96% of physicians fully vaccinated against COVID-19

AMA survey: 96% of physicians fully vaccinated against COVID-19

4 days ago   |   By Healio

Most practicing physicians in the United States who were surveyed reported being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with no significant differences in vaccination by gender, age or geographic location, according to the AMA.
The organization administered the survey from June 3 to 8. About 300 physicians responded to the survey; half of them were primary care physicians.
Although vaccination rates were mostly similar across various demographic groups, there was a significant difference between Hispanic and non-Hispanic respondents .
Most physicians received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
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Has COVID-19 vaccine confidence dropped following the pause of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen?

4 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new study, which was conducted by Vishala Mishra and Joseph P. Dexter at Madras Medical College, Chennai, India, suggests that the infamous pause in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson /Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, advised by the FDA, has left doubt about the veracity of vaccine safety claims. This is a development that may have engendered vaccine hesitancy in a segment of the population.
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Aged care group awarded contract to vaccinate remaining 6000 residents

4 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

A Victorian aged care home operator has been hired by the Morrison government to provide COVID-19 vaccines to thousands of elderly residents who are still haven't got the jab.
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More hospitals mandate COVID-19 vaccination for employees

More hospitals mandate COVID-19 vaccination for employees

4 days ago   |   By Healio

The first hospital system in the country to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for employees said this week that it had suspended nearly 180 personnel without pay for not getting vaccinated.
Houston Methodist President and CEO Marc L. Boom MD, said in an internal email that nearly all of the system's more than 25,000 employees had been vaccinated - the first system in the United States to reach nearly 100% compliance.
However, Bloom said 178 workers who had not been granted an exemption or deferral were not fully vaccinated by the June 8 deadline, including 27 who had received one dose of
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