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The CDC’s Covid-19 vaccination card, annotated

(CNN) Nearly 170 million people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the United States — which means the same amount have been handed a version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s white record card. The CDC’s vaccination card is likely to be the primary proof of vaccination going forward as the US continues […]

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More countries suspend AstraZeneca vaccinations over blood clot fears: What we know so far

[CNBC, Getty Images] Thailand on Friday became the first Asian country to halt the use of the jab over safety concerns, shortly after Denmark announced a two-week pause to its nationwide rollout after reports of blood clots and one death.Europe’s drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency, stressed on Thursday that there was no indication the […]

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You’ve been vaccinated — the CDC is finalizing guidance on what’s safe for you to do

[CBS NEWS] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing guidance aimed at clarifying what Americans who have received COVID-19 vaccines should and shouldn’t do, according to two sources at the agency familiar with its drafting.  The upcoming guidance, first reported by Politico, is expected to include that fully vaccinated individuals should be able to gather in […]

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CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Covid vaccine

[CNBC] The CDC published new data listing the most common side effects Americans reported after receiving shots of Pfizer’s or Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines.The analysis used data from the first month of vaccinations, between Dec. 14 and Jan. 13., when there were more than 13.7 million doses administered.The agency said there were 6,994 reports of so-called […]

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Coronavirus updates: US reports 16 millionth case; vaccinations to begin Monday

[USA TODAY] The United States on Saturday reported its 16 millionth COVID-19 case, even as a newly authorized vaccine is already being distributed and vaccinations are expected to begin Monday, according to federal officials. It took three months for the U.S. to record its first million cases. But it’s been just four days between the 15th and 16th million […]

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South Korea flu jab: Investigation into 13 deaths after vaccine

[BBC NEWS, REUTERS] South Korean authorities have sought to reassure people as the number who have died after being vaccinated against seasonal influenza rose to 13. The doctor leading an inquiry into the deaths has said he does not believe the vaccine and fatalities are connected. But trust in the vaccine programme has been dented, […]

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President Trump Has Been Treated With an Experimental COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail. What’s That?

[Time, Getty Images] U.S. President Donald Trump has received a promising but experimental COVID-19 drug still in clinical trials, according to a White House statement released Friday afternoon, following his diagnosis with the disease. Sean Conley, the President’s personal physician, wrote in a memo that he treated Trump with an eight-gram dose of Regeneron’s experimental […]

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Signs of an ‘October vaccine surprise’ alarm scientists

[NBC NEWS, AP] Such a move could further erode public trust in a vaccine and foist an unsafe shot on Americans. President Donald Trump, who seems intent on announcing a Covid-19 vaccine before Election Day, could legally authorize a0 vaccine over the objections of experts, officials at the Food and Drug Administration and even vaccine manufacturers, who have pledged not to […]

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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

[CNN] (Kaiser Health News) The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of the case. “The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said […]

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Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says

[CNBC] Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said the drugmaker should have key data from its late-stage trial for the Food and Drug Administration by the end of October.If the FDA approves the vaccine, the company is prepared to distribute “hundreds of thousands of doses,” he said. On Saturday, Pfizer submitted a proposal to the FDA to expand […]

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