Coronavirus: Ministers to step up vaccine take-up calls amid variant fears

Matt Hancock is urging anyone who is unsure about having a Covid jab to “look at the situation in Bolton”. Source link

Covid vaccine: Period changes could be a short-term side effect

Stories of genuine experiences shared online have been followed by a wave of anti-vaccine disinformation. Source link

Covid 19 Vaccine Politics in India – Impact of vaccine politics on the pharmaceutical sector? #UPSC

Covid 19 Vaccine Politics in India – Impact of vaccine politics on the pharmaceutical sector? #UPSC studyiq | study iq | study iq current affairs | december current … source

NHS app ready to become vaccine passport next week

People will be able to use the app for travel – but only if they have received two vaccine doses. Source link

Covid: Andy Burnham calls for Greater Manchester over-16s to have vaccine

The mayor of Greater Manchester says a “worrying” spike of cases in Bolton is a “cause of concern”. Source link

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Kids 12-15

May 10, 2021 — The FDA on Monday granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to be given to children 12-to-15 years old.   The much-expected decision increases the likelihood that schools in the United States will fully reopen in the fall — a goal of both the Biden and Trump administrations. … Continue reading FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Kids 12-15

WebMD Poll: Make COVID Vaccine Mandatory for Doctors?

May 7, 2021 — Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for health care professionals? WebMD polled its readers to ask that question collected 3,035 responses. Nearly two-thirds, or 66%, said yes and 34% said no. Among the yes votes, 55% believed these vaccinations should be required immediately and 11% said they should be mandatory eventually.… Continue reading WebMD Poll: Make COVID Vaccine Mandatory for Doctors?

Under 40s to be offered alternative to AZ vaccine

He added: “As Covid-19 rates continue to come under control, we are advising that adults aged 18- 39 years with no underlying health conditions are offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, if available, and if it does not cause delays in having the vaccine.” Source link

Covid and pregnancy – should you get the vaccine?

As the Covid vaccine is rolled out to younger age groups, what should you do if you’re expecting a baby? The guidance for pregnant people in the UK was changed last month following new data from the USA involving the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. BBC News Health Reporter Laura Foster looks at what the science… Continue reading Covid and pregnancy – should you get the vaccine?

Survey: Parents to Wait to Get Kids’ COVID Vaccine

Invisibly: “Parents Are Cautious to Vaccinate Their Kids Against COVID.” NBC News: “Pfizer requests FDA clearance for vaccine in kids ages 12 to 15.” Today: “When will kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? What we know now.” News release, Johnson & Johnson, April 2, 2021. Tanya Haas, North Branch, NY. Gretchen Schaeffer, Bangor, ME. Donna… Continue reading Survey: Parents to Wait to Get Kids’ COVID Vaccine