• AstraZeneca concerns can't dent Korean partner's stunning market debut

    7 monthes ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    SK Bioscience saw its shares gain by its 160 per cent daily limit despite concerns over side effects of AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine.
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  • You Should Still Get Vaccinated Even If You've Already Had COVID-19, Study Shows

    7 monthes ago - By Time

    In one of the first large studies exploring immunity from natural infection with COVID-19, researchers in Denmark found some surprising trends-including evidence that even those who previously contracted the disease should still get vaccinated.
    In the study , published March 17 in medical journal The Lancet, researchers took advantage of repeated coronavirus test results from about 4 million people in order to track how often those previously infected with SARS-CoV-2-the virus that causes COVID-19-were reinfected. Since the test results were tied to people's health records, the scientists...
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  • Health Minister defends COVID-19 vaccine rollout despite rush of calls

    7 monthes ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Yesterday doctors were begging Australians to wait three weeks before booking a vaccine appointment following issues with the site, but Greg Hunt said thousands of people had used it.
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  • Baker Administration Announces Vaccine Timeline for All Residents, Provides Weekly Dose Updates & $24.7 Million in Federal Funding for Vaccine Equity Initiative

    7 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    The Baker Administration announced the timeline for all remaining residents to be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
    The Administration also announced the weekly distribution of vaccine doses statewide for providers and a new $24.7 million investment in the Administration's Vaccine Equity Initiative.
    Vaccine Eligibility Timeline
    Governor Baker today announced the dates that all remaining residents and certain worker groups will be eligible for a vaccine.
    The Commonwealth's detailed timeline adheres to the original timeline for the three phases announced in December.
    All residents can...
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  • Counties with high social vulnerability have lower COVID-19 vaccination coverage

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    U.S. counties with high social vulnerability had lower COVID-19 vaccination coverage rates than counties with low social vulnerability during the first few months of rollout efforts, according to research published in MMWR.
    “Ensuring equitable COVID-19 vaccine access is a priority for the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program,” Michelle M. Hughes, PhD, an epidemiologist at the CDC, and colleagues wrote. “In the first 2.5 months of the program, vaccination coverage was lower in high vulnerability counties nationwide, demonstrating that additional efforts are needed to achieve
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