coronavirus vaccine

Now is not the time for states to ease COVID-19 restrictions, CDC director warns

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns the drop in U.S. COVID-19 cases and deaths seems to be stalling, so now is not the time for states to ease restrictions.
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Study finds attacks on healthcare workers on the rise amid COVID-19 pandemic

A nurse who works with coronavirus patients in Mexico was walking home when she heard someone behind her yell, “Infected!” Before she could turn around, she hot coffee was thrown in her face.
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Merck, Johnson & Johnson join forces to speed up production, boost vaccine supply

The Biden administration is expected to announce Tuesday that Merck will help produce Johnson & Johnson’s newly-approved, single-dose vaccine.
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Why are there varying reports of how well vaccines work?

The FDA granted an emergency use authorization to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over the weekend after experts concluded that the vaccine is highly effective. But reports of just how well the vaccine works have varied, causing some confusion.
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Independent pharmacies say they need more COVID vaccines as CVS, Walgreens use shots

While millions have been receiving their coronavirus vaccines already, some have already received their shot at CVS and Walgreens. Pharmacies say they need more COVID vaccines as big companies use shots.
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'We're shipping as we speak': Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected to arrive in 24 to 48 hours

States around the country are eagerly checking the mail for shipments of the latest coronavirus vaccine to gain federal approval: the single-dose Johnson & Johnson drug.
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Should you be concerned about Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine being less effective?

Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine has now been granted emergency use authorization. Should you be concerned about Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine being less effective?
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Fauci says COVID progress may have stalled: ‘Look at what happens over the next week’

During a White House COVID briefing, Dr. Fauci said the next few weeks will be key to see if our progress has stalled or if the numbers continue to decrease.
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FDA panel gives green light to Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

The J&J vaccine, which would be the third vaccine to be offered in the United States, is only one shot whereas the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are two doses each. The J&J vaccine is considered to be 72 percent effective.
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‘I’m hoping I got the real thing’: 12-year old boy shares experience in COVID-19 vaccine trial

Children are not yet allowed to get COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, but some adolescents are participating in trials to see how their bodies react to the Moderna and Pfizer shots. Find out what one child’s experience was like on RADIO.COM.
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