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Lag between COVID-19 vaccine boosters, new variants highlight need for therapeutics, expert says

While work on COVID-19 vaccine boosters is already underway, one expert warned that emerging variants threaten to create a “window of susceptibility,” which without therapeutics could lead to more virus-inflicted death. “Of course there’s a need for boosters,” Dr. Jonathan Javitt, CEO of NRx and adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, told Fox… Read More »

Vaccine Hesitancy in Communities of Color Eases — A Bit

In a statement to WebMD, Katie Fowlie, CDC public affairs spokesperson, said: “It’s important to know that the vaccine administration process is complex and requires strong cooperation and partnership with all parties at the jurisdictional, local, and federal levels. CDC is working closely with jurisdictions to ensure as much information is submitted as possible, and… Read More »

Number of visits to government’s vaccine site spiked after CDC released new mask guidance 

Number of visits to US government’s vaccine website spiked by 22% after CDC released new mask guidance for Americans who got their COVID shot On May 13, the CDC announced that Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 could take off their masks outdoors and in most indoor settings Shortly after Biden tweeted the news that same… Read More »

Reaching vaccine targets is key to a return to mostly-normal life. But can the hesitant be swayed?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Will it take incentives to convince the 20 per cent of Canadian who appear to be sitting on the sidelines? Or coercive policies? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: May 22, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  5 minute read  •  718 Comments According to data, “vaccine willingness”… Read More »