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South Korea Investigating Deaths Of Two Long Term Care Patients Who Received AstraZeneca Vaccine

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline Health authorities in South Korea are investigating the deaths of two individuals in long-term care facilities both of whom died within days after receiving AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, a week after South Korea rolled out its vaccination program. A nurse prepares to administer a dos...
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Congressional Subcommittee Launches Investigation Into One Medical’s Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline A House Subcommittee is investigating claims that primary care company One Medical let patients skip the line to get Covid-19 vaccines and unfairly prioritized its own employees to receive vaccines. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Key Facts The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Cri...
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These Four Policy Changes Could Help Us Get Vaccines For The Next Pandemic Even Faster

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin President Biden and Governor Whitmer tour a Pfizer vaccine manufacturing facility. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Public health experts Eric A. Friedman, Lawrence O. Gostin, Sarah A. Wetter explore how lessons learned from producing vaccines during the Covid-19 pandemic could make the...
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Why N95 masks are still hard to get, even though production is up

Enlarge / A machine makes respiratory masks in a family-owned medical equipment factory in north Miami, Florida, on February 15, 2021. The firm now has 30 million unsold masks because it can't find buyers in the United States.Chandan Khanna | AFP | Getty Images Even though we've had more good vaccine news lately, COVID-19 in the US is still very mu...
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FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Vaccine For Use In The U.S.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline On Saturday, the FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization to Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose Covid-19 vaccine, meaning that it will soon be publicly available in the U.S A healthcare worker fills a syringe from a vial with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against ... [+] ...
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Coronavirus Deaths Worldwide Fell By 20% Last Week, WHO Says

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Topline The number of coronavirus-related deaths decreased by 20% worldwide last week compared to the week before, according to an analysis by the World Health Organization, which coincides with a drop in cases and deaths in the United States as well, as it appears the course of both the global...