Covid-19 Vaccine

Antibodies From Covid Vaccines May Be Weaker Against Omicron, Study Finds

Antibodies produced by Covid-19 vaccines and booster shots may be less effective at defending against the omicron variant than previous coronavirus strains, a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University found—the latest data from the winter’s record-breaking Covid-19 surge. Key Facts. The study, first published April 7, examined...
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COVID Vaccines and Infection Offer Similar Protection, Study Finds

Getting vaccinated before or after getting infected with COVID-19 still provided a strong immune response. Natural infection and vaccination both produce similar T-cell responses, which can help protect the body from infection and fight off the virus. Vaccination remains the best way to prevent reinfection and severe COVID-19. Some researchers...
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Japan Offers Aid and COVID Vaccines to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Japan on Sunday pledged to offer Cambodia about $428 million in aid and 1.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX global vaccine-sharing programme. The pledges were part of several agreements signed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen during...
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WTO Chief Hails Covid Vaccines IP Compromise

The World Trade Organization chief on Wednesday hailed a breakthrough between the EU, the United States, India and South Africa on waiving intellectual property rights on Covid-19 vaccines. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said the compromise was a big step forward in a bid to end the logjam at the global trade body.

Parents Have Mixed Feelings About FDA's Delay in COVID Vaccines for Kids Under 5

Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) delayed a meeting where experts would choose whether to recommend the authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 months to 4 years old. This move further holds up young children from receiving the vaccine. According to Pfizer, the company...
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COVID Vaccines for the Under 5's: The 'Finish Line' We Need

This podcast is intended for US healthcare professionals only. "Your Local Epidemiologist" Katelyn Jetelina translates the COVID science for millions. Any views expressed above are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of WebMD or Medscape. Cite this: COVID Vaccines for the Under 5's: The 'Finish Line'...

VIDEO: COVID Vaccines and Pregnancy New Data

U.S. officials say Russia is still building up troops at the Ukraine border, despite its claims of withdrawal. White House visitor logs to be turned over in Jan. 6 investigation. Updated: 14 minutes ago. |. The records being released to Congress are visitor logs showing appointment information for individuals who...