Biden's goal of 200M COVID-19 vaccines administered to be reached Thursday
President Biden on Wednesday announced the country is slated to exceed his goal to administer 200 million COVID-19 vaccines before his 100th day in office. The figures backing Biden's claim are expected to be released on Thursday, the president's 93rd day in office.
Europe lines up more shots, hoping to beat back virus surge
Slow out of the gate, the European Union has ramped up its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, with the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot product this week adding to the momentum amid doggedly high infection rates on the continent.
Coronavirus outbreak in Kentucky nursing home linked to R.1 variant, prompts concern over vaccine impact
A so-called R.1 coronavirus lineage variant was detected in an outbreak at a Kentucky nursing facility where nearly all residents were vaccinated, according to one of the latest reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Top Canadian WHO adviser under fire after downplaying airborne threat of COVID-19
News/Health: An influential Canadian doctor and top adviser to the World Health Organization has come under fire for controversial comments downplaying the risk of airborne spread of the coronavirus and claiming N95 masks can cause “harms” — including acne.
EU regulator backs use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine despite finding possible link to blood clots
News/Health: Europe's drug regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received doses in the United States, but backed its overall benefits against any risks.
EU regulator to issue advice on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Experts at the European Medicines Agency are preparing to present Tuesday the conclusions of their investigation into possible links between the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and very rare cases of unusual clotting disorders detected in the U.S.