Emergency Medical Technician Lenny Fernandez, Medical Assistant Rodnay Moore and Physician Assistant-Certified Calvin Davis, left to right, prepare doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine as the city of Vernon Health Department staff used the city’s new mobile health unit clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to nearly 250 essential food processing workers at Rose & Shore,
0 Comments
A worker prepares materials for vaccination at University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., December 15, 2020. Eduardo Munoz | Reuters Rutgers University will require students returning to its campus this fall to prove they’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19, becoming one of the first institutions in
0 Comments
A healthcare worker prepares to inject an AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. Eloisa Lopez AstraZeneca issued updated Phase 3 trial data for its Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday after facing criticism earlier this week over a preliminary report. The company now says its vaccine is 76% effective in protecting against symptomatic cases of virus. A release
0 Comments
Branding for the vaccination program on the clothing of a staff outside a community vaccination center administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine imported by Fosun Pharma in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Chan Long Hei | Bloomberg via Getty Images Shares of China’s Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group fell after Hong Kong and Macao
0 Comments
In this article DAL LUV UAL AAL COVID-19 vaccination record card issued by the Centers for Disease Control Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images U.S. airlines and more than two-dozen other industry groups on Monday urged the Biden administration to form a plan by May to lift international travel restrictions after cross-border
0 Comments
India will likely take at least three to four months to complete Covid-19 inoculation efforts for frontline workers and people above 60, or with underlying health conditions, the executive director of Serum Institute of India said Thursday. In January, the South Asian country rolled out the world’s largest vaccination campaign for some 300 million people
0 Comments
Nurses talk in front of the 28 de Agosto Hospital in Manaus, Amazon State, Brazil, on January 14, 2021, amid the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. MICHAEL DANTAS | AFP | Getty Images Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that a more contagious Covid-19 variant, originally identified in Brazilian travelers, has now reached New York. The strain was
0 Comments
Traffic passes along the Champs Elysee avenue near the Arc de Triomph in Paris, France, on Friday, March 19, 2021. French President Emmanuel Macron is locking down several regions including the Paris area, slowing down the countrys economic recovery as it struggles to contain a third wave of the coronavirus epidemic. Photographer: Cyril Marcilhacy/Bloomberg via Getty
0 Comments
SINGAPORE — Achieving herd immunity against Covid-19 could be difficult for developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, a UN official told CNBC. Herd immunity refers to the situation where a disease cannot spread easily within a population because most people have become immune to it, either as a result of vaccination or past infection. Around
0 Comments
Passengers arrive for American Airlines flights at O’Hare International Airport on February 05, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images The U.S. could still see another coronavirus surge — even as vaccinations against Covid-19 rapidly rise across the nation — as states relax restrictions and more Americans travel for spring break, the head
0 Comments
White House Chief Medical Adviser on Covid-19 Dr. Anthony Fauci listens as US President Joe Biden (out of frame) speaks about the 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine shot administered in the US during an event commemorating the milestone in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb |
0 Comments
The Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine. Karwai Tang | Getty Images Denmark has announced that it will temporarily suspend the use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford. The Danish Health Authority said Thursday that it would temporarily stop using the shot in its vaccination program as a precaution “after reports of
0 Comments
President Joe Biden will meet his goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office early, according to Dr. Scott Gottlieb. “We’ll get 100 million Americans vaccinated probably by early April,” Gottlieb, who was FDA chief during the Trump administration, predicted. Biden’s 100th day in office is April 30. While there is
0 Comments
Hong Kong’s health secretary says she is confident that all its residents will be offered Covid vaccines by the end of 2021. The city has signed agreements to obtain more than enough doses for its population, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Food and Health, Sophia Chan, told CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Tuesday. In response to a
0 Comments
The world needs to ramp up efforts to combat Covid-19 — and countries must not let their guard down, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned Monday as coronavirus cases around the world surge. “We’re at a very risky period,” said Dr. Soumya Swaminathan of the World Health Organization. “We need to double down, this is
0 Comments
Vials of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine Johnson & Johnson via Reuters Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan rejected an initial allotment of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine this week, according to the Michigan state health department. At a press briefing Thursday, Duggan confirmed he declined this week’s allocation of J&J vaccines
0 Comments
Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to
0 Comments
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) speaks after Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases during the 148th session of the Executive Board on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21, 2021. Christopher Black | WHO | via Reuters The Covid-19
0 Comments
Richard Besser, who served as acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under former President Barack Obama, said he worries that people are discounting Covid numbers as governors decide to reopen their states.  “In Texas, where they removed the mask mandate, fewer than 10% of people have been vaccinated and the levels
0 Comments
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a bipartisan meeting on cancer legislation in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, March 3, 2021. Alex Brandon | Pool | Reuters President Joe Biden on Wednesday slammed states that repealed Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and rescinded mask mandates for residents, calling the moves a “big
0 Comments
Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, Michigan Bill Pugliano | Getty Images DETROIT – Manufacturing employees in the city, such as autoworkers, are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine without any restrictions such as age or proof of preexisting conditions. The expanded eligibility for Detroit manufacturing workers marks a major expansion for autoworker
0 Comments
States are easing social distancing rules but it’s “too soon” to roll back Covid restrictions, Dr. Atul Gawande warned on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “We are currently at levels of cases that are still above the highest level of our last surge, so we haven’t even come down below the surge last summer,”
0 Comments
Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters An advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Sunday to recommend the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s one-shot Covid-19 vaccine as the federal government prepares to ship out millions of doses this week. Once CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky accepts the
0 Comments