Survey: Parents Split on COVID Vaccination for Kids Under 12

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As a new school year approaches, U.S. parents are nearly evenly split on whether they’ll vaccinate their young kids when a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for their age group, a new survey finds. “It’s important that parents and providers don’t… Continue reading Survey: Parents Split on COVID Vaccination for Kids Under 12

Friends, Family Key to Turning a 'No' on Vaccination to a 'Yes'

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials and government workers are trying everything they can to promote COVID-19 vaccination — advertisements, news releases, cash lotteries, and even incentives like free beer, joints or doughnuts in some places. But nothing sways a vaccine-hesitant… Continue reading Friends, Family Key to Turning a 'No' on Vaccination to a 'Yes'

Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours

The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denied having a health condition preventing him from running the country. He has emerged after weeks of being … source

Varied COVID Vaccination Rates May Lead to 'Two Americas'

June 23, 2021 — Will differences in COVID vaccination rates across the country ultimately divide America? The highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus is on the rise in the U.S., leading the CDC to predict that this concerning strain will soon predominate. This outlook leads to the question about whether areas… Continue reading Varied COVID Vaccination Rates May Lead to 'Two Americas'

Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says

June 22, 2021 — The national rate of vaccinations for COVID-19 is lagging, and the CDC may have discovered why: Young Americans are not clamoring to get vaccinated. As of May 22, 57% of adults in the U.S. had received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly… Continue reading Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says

Covid: All adults able to book coronavirus vaccination in England

People aged 18 and over are being invited to make an appointment for their first vaccination. Source link

Nepal teeters on edge of Covid-19 health emergency as Indian variant spreads

Just a couple of months ago, there were around 200 new daily cases. That now stands at more than eight thousand among the highest rates of infection in the … source

Covid vaccination: All adults in Wales offered first jab

All over-18s have been offered a first vaccination six weeks ahead of schedule, Wales’ health minister says. Source link

Covid: PM to push for world vaccination by end of 2022

Boris Johnson will raise the target at a summit of the G7 group of advanced economies on Friday. Source link

Covid-19: Job not done despite vaccination success, scientist warns

Prof Finn, from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation which advises the government on vaccine priority, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the UK needed to achieve a high coverage of immunity across the population, not just among certain groups. Source link