COVID vaccine saved 20 million lives in first year: report

The coronavirus pandemic could have been much worse without vaccines, according to a new study that claims the number of deaths recorded worldwide from the coronavirus would be more than triple than it is today. In the year after the vaccine was first introduced in December 2020, more than 4.3 billion people received an inoculation, … Read more

Here’s How Many Lives The Covid Jab Saved In Just A Year

The rollout of the Covid vaccine was hailed as a significant turning point in the pandemic – and rightly so, new research has revealed. A study published in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases estimates that close to a whopping 20 million lives were saved in just one year due to the vaccine. The first jab … Read more

Long-term COVID symptoms more likely to develop in women than men, new study finds

Women are significantly more likely than men to experience long-term symptoms of COVID-19, a new review suggests. Researchers from Johnson & Johnson’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer for Women’s Health analyzed data from studies involving 1.3 million patients. The results, published Tuesday in the journal Current Medical Research and Opinion, showed females are 22% … Read more

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Moderna, Pfizer COVID Vaccines for Young Kids – NBC Chicago

The United States is one step closer to allowing young children to receive COVID vaccine doses, as an advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted to recommend both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for children under the age of 6. “I know there are a lot of relieved parents that are almost … Read more

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appears effective for children under 5: US health officials – National

Federal health officials said Sunday that kid-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines appear to be safe and effective for kids under five, a key step toward a long-awaited decision to begin vaccinating the youngest American children. The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of the Pfizer shot ahead of a Wednesday meeting where outside … Read more

Accused NYC teachers deny buying fake COVID vaccine cards

Scores of NYC teachers accused of submitting fake vaccine cards are caught up in a $1.5 million scheme allegedly run by a Long Island pediatric center, The Post has learned. The 82 teachers claimed they obtained COVID-19 vaccines at Wild Child Pediatric Healthcare in Amityville, which is known for offering holistic and natural remedies. In … Read more

Canada’s position on vaccines draws fire as WTO gets set to debate deal

Canada stands accused of trying to “avoid the spotlight” rather than take a position on an international agreement that would likely make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible to poorer nations. Negotiations are well underway ahead of a World Trade Organization meeting next week, when government leaders will gather in Geneva to discuss proposals to lift or … Read more

Meet one of the first people in Canada to be compensated for a vaccine injury

In the early hours after Mother’s Day last year, a day he spent playing in a family baseball game, Ross Wightman, a realtor and father of two from the Okanagan of central British Columbia, woke up with unbearable back pain. Over the next year, the pain in his body would move and morph, as he … Read more

Moderna delays COVID vaccine deliveries to the EU by several months

Moderna said on Thursday it has agreed to push back some COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to the European Union for several months to later in 2022 or early next year. Shares of Moderna fell nearly 2% before the bell over the delay, even though the company stuck to its vaccine sales forecast of $21 billion for … Read more

Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez tests positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms following recent trip

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement issued by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Friday, Gomez had been experiencing mild symptoms after a recent trip. The 70-year-old is fully vaccinated and has received his booster shot, according to officials. The archdiocese said he’s … Read more