Vaccination

January 18, 2022
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Israel study: 4th vaccine shows limited results with omicron

Siblings wait to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Clalit Health Services in Mevaseret Zion, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo An Israeli hospital on […]
January 15, 2022
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Brazil starts vaccinating children after weeks of delay

A health worker gives a shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to 8-year-old Indigenous youth Davi Seremramiwe Xavante at the Hospital da Clinicas in Sao Paulo, […]
December 25, 2021
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Chile to give fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Chile will offer its citizens a fourth coronavirus vaccine dose from February, starting with high-risk categories, President Sebastian Pinera has announced. “The […]
October 16, 2021
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WTO again fails to agree on Covid vaccine patent waiver

The World Trade Organization said Friday its member nations had again failed to agree to suspend intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, with some countries doubting […]
September 25, 2021
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Israel says US booster plan supports its own aggressive push

A 14-year-old Israeli receives a booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine at Clalit Health Service’s center in the Cinema City complex in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Sept. 22, […]
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
Should I have my AstraZeneca booster shot at 8 weeks rather than 12? Here's the evidence so you can decide thumbnail

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 […]
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