CDC Says Booster Shot Side Effects Similar to Original Vaccine
The side effects that are produced as a result of a booster shot are similar to those that occurred after original coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC says that...
CDC Rules All Adults in Risky Work Settings Should Receive Booster Shot
In an unusual move, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) set aside the recommendation of its independent panel of experts, ruling that coronavirus booster shots using the Pfizer/BioNTech inoculation can now be officially distributed to some adults in...
Unvaccinated People 11 Times More Likely to Die from Covid-19
Reinforcing the need to vaccinate as the Delta variant of the coronavirus marches across the globe, several studies undertaken the the US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that those who are unvaccinated are 11 times more likely...
Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot
Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...
WHO Calls for Halt to Booster Shots; Delta Now 93% of Infections
WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for a moratorium on vaccine booster shots until at least the end of September.
Germany Will Have Vaccine Booster Shots by September
Germany will have vaccine booster shots ready as early as September, the country's health authorities said on Monday. Health Minister Jens Spahn and his team of regional health ministry officials agreed that those with a pre-existing medical condition that...
US Federal Agency Announces Mandatory Vaccination Rule
The Department of Veterans Affairs became the first federal agency to require its employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine today. The VA has made its mandatory vaccination announcement at a complex new threshold in the pandemic: as more than half...
Moderna to Use mRNA Technology Against Flu, HIV, and Cancer
Moderna will weaponize the same mRNA technology it used in its coronavirus vaccine against HIV, the flu and even cancer.
WHO Cautions Against Third Coronavirus Booster Shot
WHO officials came out against a third coronavirus booster shot for those who are increasingly worried about the Delta variants.
Delta Variant Could Comprise 90% of Infections Says EU Body
The Delta coronavirus variant, previously known as the Indian variant, could soon be responsible for as much as 90% of Europe's infections.