Colorado announces second $1 million winner in state’s COVID vaccine lottery – The Denver Post

The second winner of Colorado’s COVID-19 vaccine lottery got inoculated against the coronavirus with her whole family, but initially not everyone wanted to get the shots. Stephanie Ward won $1 million through the vaccination campaign to get more people protected against the coronavirus. She was vaccinated along with her husband and two children. “Ultimately, we decided the benefits outweighed any […]

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Trouble getting your second COVID vaccine dose? There’s a clinic Thursday just for you

Coloradans who are having trouble finding a second dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine will have the chance to be vaccinated Thursday at a drive-up clinic at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. Centura Health is setting aside 2,500 Moderna doses for patients who need an “orphan” second dose “in an effort to ensue community members can be fully vaccinated […]

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India battered by huge second COVID wave as virus imperils Olmpics

India’s huge coronavirus second wave accelerated Thursday with a record number of infections reported, as a top Japanese politician warned COVID-19 could still derail the already delayed Olympics. While nations like Britain have celebrated the beginning of normality and extended vaccine rollouts, some South Asian countries are grappling with fresh—and more terrifying—virus waves. More than 200,000 cases were logged in […]

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Is the second dose bad? If I feel OK, is it working? Can I take Tylenol? – The Denver Post

By Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times Every day nearly 3 million people in the United States are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. And every new jab prompts new questions about what to expect after vaccination. Last week I asked readers to send me their questions about vaccinations. Here are some answers. Q: I have heard the COVID vaccine side effects, […]

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Second drug targeting KRASG12C shows benefit in mutated non-small-cell lung cancer

Clinical activity with a second drug inhibiting KRASG12C confirms its role as a therapeutic target in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring this mutation, according to results from a study with the KRASG12C inhibitor adagrasib reported at the European Lung Cancer Virtual Congress 2021. “As we strive to identify the oncogenic driver in more and more of our […]

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Sanofi to start human trials of its second COVID vaccine candidate

French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi on Friday announced the launch of human trials of its second COVID-19 vaccine, with its first still in the testing phase after having fallen behind in development. Sanofi and US company Translate Bio are developing the vaccine based on messenger RNA technology. The phase 1 and 2 trials aim to verify that the vaccine is not […]

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AstraZeneca EU supply chain shortfall continues in second quarter

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday its EU supply chains would only be able to deliver half of an expected supply of Covid-19 vaccines to the bloc in the second quarter—but that it would look to make up the shortfall from elsewhere. A spokesman for the British drugs group told AFP AstraZeneca was “working to increase productivity in its EU supply […]

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US, Europe plan vaccination schemes as second virus wave builds

Plans for vaccination programmes began taking shape in Europe and the United States following recent breakthroughs, as surging coronavirus caseloads prompted gruelling new restrictions, with Austria taking the unpopular step Tuesday of closing schools and shops. Global hopes of vanquishing the coronavirus pandemic were high after US biotech firm Moderna said its vaccine candidate was nearly 95 percent effective in […]

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