Vaccination

September 13, 2021
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FDA experts among group opposing US booster shot plan

In this Aug. 26, 2021 file photo, Parsia Jahanbani prepares a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in a mobile vaccine clinic operated by Families Together […]
August 26, 2021
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Pfizer/BioNTech ink vaccine deal with Brazil manufacturer

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain COVID-19 vaccine makers Pfizer and BioNTech have joined forces with Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma to distribute doses in Latin America, the companies […]
July 21, 2021
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Who is being excluded by India’s vaccination strategy?

Credit: Ganesh Dhamodkar, Wikimedia Commons Of the 376 million COVID-19 vaccine doses that India had administered as of July 12, men had received 202 million, while […]
July 9, 2021
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Should I have my AstraZeneca booster shot at 8 weeks rather than 12? Here’s the evidence so you can decide

Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared to have made a “captain’s call” yesterday by encouraging people in New South Wales outbreak areas to have their AstraZeneca booster […]
June 18, 2021
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Court orders AstraZeneca to deliver less than EU demand

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A Belgian court on Friday ordered drugs company AstraZeneca to deliver 50 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to EU members by […]
May 4, 2021
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EU regulators start review of China’s Sinovac vaccine

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The European Union’s drug regulator announced Tuesday that it has started a rolling review of China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to assess its […]
April 4, 2021
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Five things to know about the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Cheap and easy to store, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has boosted the global fight against coronavirus but fears over cases of rare blood […]
March 23, 2021
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Partnership with churches increases COVID-19 vaccine delivery among Black population

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Incorporating Black churches and clergy in COVID-19 vaccination education and distribution has been found to be an effective model in helping to […]
March 23, 2021
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Spain raises upper age limit for AstraZeneca jab to 65

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Spain on Monday raised the maximum age limit for people to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine, which has faced setbacks in Europe due […]
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