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My COVID-19 vaccine story –– and what happened next

Like most healthcare workers, I was thrilled when I was eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. I’ve been involved in COVID-19 patient care since the very start of the pandemic in the US, and I had seen what this virus can do to people. We all felt incredibly helpless against this incredibly contagious bug. With […]

NIH Halts Trial of Convalescent Plasma for Mild COVID-19

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A clinical trial evaluating the use of convalescent plasma in patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms has been halted because the treatment didn’t benefit them, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Convalescent plasma (also called “survivor’s plasma”) is derived […]

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult in May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In an afternoon address, Biden also said: That pharma giant Merck will begin producing Johnson & Johnson’s recently authorized vaccine 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]