In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19
For EMTs Thomas Hoang and Joshua Hammond, the coronavirus is constantly close. COVID-19 has become their biggest fear during 24-hour shifts in California's Orange County, riding with them from 911 call to 911 call, from patient to patient.
Missouri's COVID-19 vaccine pace for 1st dose ranks last in US, CDC estimates show
Missouri falls behind other states across the country in terms of its pace to administer the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, ranking last in such efforts, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mother of three says Virginia county postponing return to classrooms 'heartbreaking'
Christy Hudson, a Fairfax County, Va. mother of three, told “America’s Newsroom” on Monday that the county’s postponement of in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic is “heartbreaking” and “devastating.”
12-week gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses should be ‘urgently reviewed,’ UK doctors say
A group of doctors in the United Kingdom is urging the country’s government to scrap its decision to have those who have received a first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine wait up to 12 weeks before receiving the second jab, as “no other nation has adopted the U.K.‘s approach,” one doctor said.
Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protects against UK, South African variants
Moderna on Monday vowed confidence in its COVID-19 vaccine’s ability to remain effective against emerging strains of the virus, namely the South African and U.K. variants, following results from a yet-to-be peer-reviewed study.
UK doctor warns world may need annual COVID-19 vaccine due to variants
The emergence of new variants of the virus that causes Covid-19—including one in the U.K. that British officials say could be more deadly than earlier versions—signals a future in which health authorities are locked in a cat-and-mouse battle with a shape-shifting pathogen.
Ex-CDC Chief Frieden: COVID vaccines won’t drive cases down for months, but may decrease death rates
The CDC has updated their guidance Thursday on the coronavirus vaccine administration stating that the first and second approved doses can be given up to six weeks apart. The agency published the changes amid a shortage in vaccine supply.
CDC says COVID-19 vaccine doses can be given 6 weeks apart, warns jabs are not interchangeable
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its interim guidance on coronavirus vaccine administration to state that the first and second doses of approved jabs can be given up to six weeks apart.