Journalists Dissect Covid Vaccines and Variants

By khnalessandrab March 6, 2021 KHN correspondent Rachana Pradhan discussed vaccine production and supply chains on KERA’s “Think” with host Krys Boyd, C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” and PBS’ “NewsHour Weekend.” She also joined Newsy to discuss how federal rules restrict patients and their doctors from knowing whether someone has been infected by a covid-19 variant. Click here to hear Pradhan on […]

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It’s too soon to lift COVID restrictions, says Dr. Fauci

Coronavirus restrictions should not be lifted until the daily toll of new U.S. cases falls below 10,000, “and maybe even considerably less than that,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. The last time the United States saw that low a number was almost a year ago. The daily case count hasn’t fallen below 50,000 since mid-October, and the seven-day average on […]

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Here’s When Dr. Fauci Says Children Can Get The COVID Vaccine

Now that Johnson & Johnson has begun distributing its COVID-19 vaccine, joining the two other COVID vaccines on the market (via NPR), many are wondering if this will speed up the process of everyone getting vaccinated. We may have to wait several more months for that to happen, though, according to infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci. While it’s looking […]

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Covid vaccine side effects: Fever, nausea and diarrhoea are three serious side effects

UK 'must be cautious' of new coronavirus variants says expert When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The vaccine rollout has moved at […]

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France flags new restrictions in ‘worsening’ COVID situation

France may need to impose new local restrictions to deal with a worsening COVID-19 situation as it scrambles to avoid a new national lockdown, a government spokesman said Wednesday. Infections have reached worrying levels in several parts of the country, spokesman Gabriel Attal told reporters after a weekly cabinet meeting. The warning comes only days after the French Riviera was […]

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Lessons From California Prison Where Covid ‘Spread Like Wildfire’

When news of the pandemic first reached the men incarcerated at Avenal State Prison in central California, inmate Ed Welker said the prevailing mood was panic. “We were like, ‘Yeah, it’s going to come in here and it’s going to spread like wildfire and we’re all going to get it,’” he said. “And that’s exactly what happened.” Almost a year […]

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US finds its first case of UK 'Bristol' Covid variant

First case of ANOTHER UK covid variant – that has a mutation that may weaken vaccines – is discovered in the US, CDC director reveals The US has discovered its first case of the ‘Bristol variant’ that emerged in the UK Variant has same mutations as the UK’s earlier B117 variant that make it 70% more infectious, as well as […]

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Vaccine shortage forces Rio to suspend Covid jabs

Rio de Janeiro will suspend its COVID-19 vaccination campaign until next week because the Brazilian city has run out of doses, Mayor Eduardo Paes said Monday. “I have been informed that the new doses did not arrive. We will have to interrupt our campaign tomorrow (Tuesday),” Paes wrote on Twitter. He said the campaign would resume next week with a […]

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COVID vaccine: Biden says U.S. is securing 600 million doses by July – The Denver Post

BETHESDA, Md. — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. will have enough supply of the COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the summer to inoculate 300 million Americans. Biden made the announcement at the sprawling National Institutes of Health complex just outside Washington as he visited some of the nation’s leading scientists on the frontlines of the fight […]

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