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Health Apr 23U.S. to resume Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations despite rare clot risk
Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday the benefits of the single-dose COVID-19 shot outweigh a rare risk of blood clots.
Health Apr 23WATCH: U.S. health panel urges restart of vaccinations with Johnson & Johnson shot
Advisers to the CDC said while J&J's vaccine is important for fighting the pandemic, it's also critical that younger women be told about that risk in clear, understandable terms.
Health Mar 25AstraZeneca confirms strong vaccine protection after U.S. rift
AstraZeneca insists that its COVID-19 vaccine is strongly effective even after counting additional illnesses in its U.S. study, the latest in an extraordinary public dispute with American officials.
Health Mar 22U.S. data shows AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine effective for all adults
The results raised hopes that the findings could help rebuild public confidence in the beleaguered shot in other countries and were a step toward clearance for American use.
Health Feb 27J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 vaccine
The FDA said J&J’s vaccine offers strong protection against what matters most: serious illness, hospitalizations and death. One dose was 85% protective against the most severe COVID-19 illness, in a massive study that spanned three continents — protection that remained…
Health Feb 03Study finds AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may reduce virus transmission
The study also suggested that a single dose of the AstraZeneca formula provides protection for 12 weeks, which could vindicate the British government's controversial strategy of delaying the second shot.
Health Jan 05Fauci says U.S. could soon give 1 million vaccinations a day
Fauci said vaccinations already have begun speeding up. And with the holidays over, he expects that pace to pick up to a million or more daily.
Health Jan 05FDA dismisses idea of stretching doses by delaying booster shot
The first Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 are getting their second dose, while Britain has decided to postpone boosters and focus instead on giving more people a first shot — international differences that are adding to public confusion.
Health Dec 18U.S. clears Moderna vaccine for COVID-19
The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday, boosting efforts to beat back an outbreak so dire that the nation is regularly recording more than 3,000 deaths a day.
Health Dec 16WATCH: Moderna COVID-19 vaccine set for approval in U.S. with panel endorsement
The FDA reviewers said that the two-dose vaccine “was highly effective” in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 from occurring “at least 14 days after the receipt of the second dose.”…