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U.S. administers 205.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

U.S. administers 205.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines Those figures are up from the 202,282,923 vaccine doses the CDC said had gone into arms by April 16 out of 258,502,815 doses delivered. The CDC tally includes two-dose vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech,, as well as Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine […]

U.S. administers 205.9 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines

U.S. administers 205.9 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines People receive their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines at a mass vaccination site at Lumen Field Event Center in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 13, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson The United States has administered 205,871,913 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday […]

More than 2 million in Mass. fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 2 million in Mass. fully vaccinated against COVID-19 More than 2 million Mass. residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, DPH says Updated: 3:56 PM EDT Apr 17, 2021 More than 2 million Massachusetts residents are fully-vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In its […]

Vaccines for college students made available in Illinois

Vaccines for college students made available in Illinois Colleges and universities will have specific links where students can register for an appointment, according to the health department. Those appointments will be available Saturday through Tuesday at sites throughout Adams, Kane, Madison, Sangamon, St. Clair, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Lake and […]

Pregnant British Women to Get Covid Vaccines

Pregnant British Women to Get Covid Vaccines Pregnant women in Britain are now eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccine, British health authorities announced on Friday, citing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that showed that about 90,000 pregnant women had been vaccinated in the United States without […]

Vaccine challenges, feckless decisions worsen India’s Covid-19 trauma

Vaccine challenges, feckless decisions worsen India’s Covid-19 trauma India is vaccinating at top speed and approving more vaccines but is still struggling with the challenge of its massive population – and is also letting large crowds gather. With hospitals already overwhelmed, experts expect the wave of infections to peak in […]

1.7M Bay Staters become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines next week

1.7M Bay Staters become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines next week Every Massachusetts resident 16 or older — an estimated 1.7 million people — will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations Monday.Gov. Charlie Baker said the timeline meets the state’s goal and the national goal set by President Joe Biden. However, the […]

China considers mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost immunity

China considers mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost immunity The poster was not the slickest marketing campaign, but it made its point: “Come get your eggs!!!” Every person above age 60 who got a COVID-19 vaccine at this community center in Beijing would be entitled to two boxes of free eggs. […]

Doctors home in on cause of blood clots linked with Covid-19 vaccines

Doctors home in on cause of blood clots linked with Covid-19 vaccines Even though the link is not firm yet, they’re calling the condition vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia or VITT. It’s characterized by unusual blood clotting combined with a low number of blood-clotting cells called platelets. Patients suffer from dangerous […]