Tag Archives: Vaccines

Johnson & Johnson, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines work as intended, FDA staff say ahead of high-stakes booster meeting

Millions of people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have been eligible to get a third booster dose for weeks, but those who received the other FDA-authorized shots have been waiting to see whether they’ll need another dose. They’ll soon have answers. FDA vaccine advisors are set to meet Thursday and Friday to discuss the prospect of giving… Read More »

Covid Vaccines and Children: Is One Dose Better Than Two?

The Coronavirus Pandemic Covid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Vaccine FAQ World Vaccination Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story A New Vaccine Strategy for Children: Just One Dose, for Now Myocarditis, a rare side effect, occurs mostly after the second dose. So in some countries, officials are trying… Read More »

Allergies to mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines rare, generally mild, study finds

Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to research from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings will be published online Sept. 17 in JAMA Network Open. “We wanted to understand the spectrum of allergies to the… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccines: British health officials refuse to approve shots for healthy children ages 12-15

British health officials have refused to approve COVID-19 vaccinations for healthy children aged 12-15 years old.  Ministers have asked the officials to review the guidance in light of possible issues that might arise as the school term gets under way. The current guidance would allow for teens with underlying conditions or vulnerable parents to get… Read More »

Mandated COVID-19 vaccines for CSU health students from 2022

Charles Sturt University is mandating the COVID-19 vaccine for students studying health from next year, or they won’t be allocated a work placement. In a COVID statement published online, the Interim Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Germov said, “In line with government advice, Charles Sturt is strongly encouraging all staff and students to have their COVID-19 vaccination… Read More »