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Study of Booster Shot Benefits Fans Debate Over Extra Doses

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Wading into an acrimonious debate over booster doses, researchers in Israel reported on Wednesday that a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine can prevent both infections and severe illness in adults older than 60 for at least......

U.S. administers 374.5 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines -CDC

Reuters
A person registers to receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a mobile inoculation site in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., August 18, 2021. REUTERS/David ‘Dee’ Delgado Sept 4 (Reuters) – The United States had administered 374,488,924 doses of......

Pfizer aims to offer new COVID vaccine packaging options that could increase accessibility and decrease wasted doses

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The CDC expects that smaller packages of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may be available for public health departments and care providers by October, according to a document from the agency sent to immunization partners last month, obtained by CBS News.......

CDC scientist says there’s limited data to evaluate Covid booster doses for general population

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A CDC scientist said Monday the data needed to properly evaluate Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for the general population is limited — even as President Joe Biden pressures health officials to clear the shots for wide distribution beginning the week......

US shipping 2.2 million Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses to South Africa

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The 2,217,150 doses are being donated through the global vaccination program Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access, or COVAX, the official said. Cumulatively, the US will have donated nearly 8 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to South Africa. These latest doses are......

Japan suspends 1.6 million Moderna vaccine doses over contamination concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Moderna vaccines are prepared for application at a United States military vaccination centre at Camp Foster on April 28, 2021 in Ginowan, Japan. Carl Court | Getty Images Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare suspended the use of more......

Japan suspends 1.6 mln doses of Moderna shot days after contamination reports

Reuters
TOKYO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Japan suspended the use of 1.63 million doses of Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, more than a week after the domestic distributor received reports of contaminants in some vials. Both Japan and Moderna said that no safety or efficacy issues had been identified......

Swiss order COVID-19 booster doses, mull more restrictions

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The ‘Covid Certificate’ application of Switzerland for “COVID-19 certificates” for people who have been vaccinated, tested negative or recovered from an infection, is seen in this illustration picture taken June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Illustration ZURICH, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Switzerland on Wednesday ordered millions more doses of COVID-19 vaccine as......

Thailand to receive 61 mln doses of AstraZeneca vaccine this year

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A health worker prepares a dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Central Vaccination Center, inside the Bang Sue Grand Station, Thailand, June 21, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Thailand will receive 61 million doses of the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine this......

US to ship first of the 500 million Pfizer doses Biden pledged to donate globally

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The US is sending 488,370 doses of Pfizer to Rwanda through the global vaccination program called Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access, or COVAX, a White House official told CNN. This batch includes the first 188,370 doses of the 500 million Pfizer......

Australia secures 1 million more Pfizer vaccine doses from Poland

Reuters
A healthcare professional prepares a dose of the Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as high-risk workers receive the first vaccines in the state of Victoria’s rollout of the program, in Melbourne, Australia, February 22, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders SYDNEY, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Australia has secured about 1 million additional doses......

U.S. administers 355.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

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Vials of Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine are seen at a pop-up community vaccination center at the Gateway World Christian Center in Valley Stream, New York, U.S., February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United States has administered 355,768,825 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country......

WHO doesn’t recommend Covid booster doses right now, citing lack of data

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Student Jack Herrington receives a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine on the campus of the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, July 22, 2021. Karen Pulfer Focht | Reuters The World Health Organization doesn’t recommend Covid-19 booster shots......

U.S. administers 340.4 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

Reuters
A student receives a dose of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine on the campus of the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., July 22, 2021. REUTERS/Karen Pulfer Focht July 24 (Reuters) – The United States has administered 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning......

U.S. buys additional 200 million doses of Pfizer vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. buys additional 200 million doses of Pfizer vaccine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Biden administration ordered 200 million more doses of the Pfizer vaccine as COVID cases rise and some cities are implementing safety measures to......

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