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Iceland Halts use of Moderna Vaccine for all Ages Citing Health Concerns
On Oct. 8, Iceland announced that it was halting the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine after other Nordic nations took similar measures. But unlike Sweden, Denmark, and Finland that have all banned the vaccine’s use...
Pfizer Expects FDA Approval to Vaccinate Children Under 12 by Halloween
Pharma giant Pfizer/BioNTech announced on Thursday that the company is seeking FDA approval for its COVID-19 mRNA vaccine to be administered to children between the ages of five and eleven. The submission comes after new...
Sweden, Denmark and Finland Limit use of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Among Younger Males
On Thursday, Oct 7, Finland decided to limit the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine among younger males due to reports of a rare cardiovascular side effect, joining Sweden and Denmark that announced a pause of...
FDA Approves COVID-19 Boosters for Seniors, People at High Risk; Pfizer Seeks Approval to Vaccinate Children
On Sept. 22, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to allow it to be used as a booster shot among certain populations. The...
Florida will penalize businesses that ask for vaccine passports.
Florida to Fine Businesses Demanding COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently issued a notice stating that it intends to fine any business, government agency, or institution $5,000 that violates the state’s ban on COVID-19 vaccine passports. The rule will...
16 of 20 Most Vaccinated Countries Very High or High Risk for Travel, Says CDC
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its list of the riskiest countries to travel to during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on Aug. 9. Notably, 16 of the 20 most...
A CSULB student receives a first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine during a City of Long Beach Public Health Covid-19 mobile vaccination clinic at the California State University Long Beach (CSULB) campus on August 11, 2021 in Long Beach, California. Students, staff, and faculty at the California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) system schools will be required to be fully vaccinated in order to attend in-person classes.
New Study: Pfizer Vaccine 42% Effective Against COVID-19, Rise in Delta Variant
A new preprint study published on Aug. 8, 2021 in medRxiv examined the effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines in the Mayo Clinic Health System spanning Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, from...
CDC Update on Neurological, Blood, Heart Inflammation Adverse Events From COVID-19 Vaccines
On Aug. 10, the CDC published an update regarding reports of adverse events after vaccination with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As of July 22, 187 million people in America have received at least one...
RN Tiffany Karschamroon draws a dose from a vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the newest vaccine approved by the U.S. FDA for emergency use, at an event put on by the Thornton Fire Department on March 6, 2021 in Thornton, Colorado.
Polls: Large Proportion of Americans Decline COVID-19 Vaccinations, Believe Biden Won Unfairly
The results of two new Monmouth University polls published in June revealed that a significant number of Americans view President Joe Biden’s win as the result of election fraud, and are opposed to being vaccinated...
A healthy 13-year-old boy died three days after receiving his second shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
Death of 13-Year-Old After Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, CDC Investigation
In mid-June, 13-year-old Jacob Clynick from Michigan died in his sleep three days after receiving his second shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
An inmate receives a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at Chonburi Central Prison on June 25, 2021.
Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Found Forming Lumps in Thailand, Distrust Grows Worldwide
Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about lumps forming in certain doses of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, also called CoronaVac. The doses were from a batch produced on May 19, with an...
A medical worker administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a boy at a healthcare services center in central Israeli city of Modiin on June 22, 2021. Israel's Ministry of Health reported 139 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the total number in the country to 840,079.
COVID-19 Outbreak in Israel, Fully Vaccinated Individuals Make Up 50% of Infected Adults
The latest wave of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections in Israel has raised concerns, given that the nation is one of the most vaccinated countries in the world. The new wave of infections is believed...