• 'Reassuring' Data on COVID-19 Vaccines in Pregnancy

    7 monthes ago - By Medscape

    The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear safe for pregnant women based on data from the CDC's surveillance programs.
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  • One dose of mRNA vaccine may suffice for previously infected people

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Results from multiple studies suggest that halving the two-dose series of COVID-19 messenger RNA vaccines may be sufficient to protect people who have recovered from COVID-19.
    The first study, presented at the virtual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, assessed specimens collected from study participants before and 6 to 14 days after doses one and two of the messenger RNA vaccines.
    “People with known past COVID-19 were excluded from the phase 3 efficacy trials of COVID-19 vaccines,” Mark J. Mulligan, MD, FIDSA, director of New York University Langone Health's
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  • EU Rejects Accusations of 'Vaccine Nationalism'

    7 monthes ago - By Medscape

    European Council President Charles Michel on Tuesday rejected charges of 'vaccine nationalism' levelled against the EU, and said that while Britain and the US have outright bans on exports of COVID-19 shots, the EU had not stopped exporting.
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  • US HHS Inspector General Updates COVID-19 Fraud and Scam Alert

    7 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    In January of 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations issued a healthcare fraud alert , regarding COVID-19 vaccines that has recently been updated.
    This alert describes how fraudsters may be engaged in schemes involving COVID-19 vaccines to Medicare beneficiaries, targeting beneficiaries in a number of ways, including via telemarketing calls, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits. The personal information collected could then be used to fraudulently bill Federal health care programs and the unapproved vaccines...
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  • What Childhood Vaccine Rates Can Teach Us About COVID Vaccines

    7 monthes ago - By Medscape

    Data on childhood vaccines, such as the one that protects against measles, mumps and rubella, provide hints.
    Kaiser Health News
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