Covid UK: People waiting for first vaccine dose say they are NOT put off by blood clot fears

People waiting for their first Covid vaccine say they are not put off by blood clot fears – and insist they would still be happy to have AstraZeneca shot.  A review by the drugs watchdog the MHRA found that by the end of March, 79 out of 20million Britons vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine had suffered … Read more

Half of US adults will be vaccinated with at least one dose of Covid shot by this weekend

Half of all U.S. adults will receive at least one coronavirus vaccine dose by the end of the weekend. Currently, 41.7 percent of Americans aged 18 or older have gotten at least an initial shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But on CNN‘s Cuomo Prime Time on Tuesday, Andy Slavitt, … Read more

More than 40% of US adults have had at least one dose of Covid vaccine 

BREAKING NEWS: More than 40% of US adults have had at least one dose of Covid vaccine US has administered more than 165 million doses of coronavirus vaccines  More than 40% of people in the US have had at least one dose, announced White House Covid response team member Andy Slavitt on Monday  US is … Read more

More than 100 MILLION Americans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING NEWS: More than 100 MILLION Americans – one third of the adults – have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine The US has officially vaccinated 100 million Americans with one or more dose of COVID-19 shots  That means about a third of American adults have or will soon have some degree of … Read more

Covid UK: Record 404,922 people given second vaccine dose on Wednesday

Britain administered a record 400,000 second Covid vaccine doses yesterday, latest official figures show. The NHS also dished out more than 241,000 first shots, meaning 31.15million people have now been inoculated. The number of fully vaccinated adults stands at 4.5m.  The Government’s Covid dashboard reveals 404,922 people received their booster injection on Wednesday, up from around 270,000 … Read more

Ryan Reynolds receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine: ‘Finally got 5G’

‘Finally got 5G’: Ryan Reynolds shows off his muscular arms in playful post about receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine By Deirdre Simonds For Published: 16:25 BST, 31 March 2021 | Updated: 16:25 BST, 31 March 2021 Ryan Reynolds bared his muscular arms in a plain white t-shirt as he received his first dose … Read more

Delaying the second dose of Novavax’s Covid vaccine by up to 12 weeks should be ‘fine’

Professor Paul Heath said a 12-week dosing gap would most likely not make the Novavax jab less effective The Novavax coronavirus vaccine will ‘probably’ still be effective if the second dose is delayed by up to 12 weeks, its head researcher says. Professor Paul Heath argued ‘basic immunological principles’ suggested the longer gap would not … Read more

Coronavirus: One vaccine dose halves risk of infection in care home residents, UK study finds

Single Covid jab cuts the risk of care home residents catching the disease by 62%, study finds University College London study of more than 10,000 people in care homes It found there was ‘substantial’ protection from Covid after one vaccine dose Risk of testing positive fell by more than half from four weeks after the … Read more

Amy Schumer wears her ‘fanciest dress’ to receive her first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

Amy Schumer wears her fanciest dress to receive COVID-19 vaccination as she poses for selfies with some newly vaccinated fans By Deirdre Simonds For Published: 03:21 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 03:21 BST, 29 March 2021 Amy Schumer looked ready to walk down a red carpet in a gold sequined gown as she … Read more

Covid survivors have three times the antibody response to a single dose of the vaccine, study finds

Coronavirus survivors who get vaccinated respond up to seven times better to it than those who haven’t had the virus, a study has found. Researchers found that antibody levels were three times higher in people who had the virus and then one dose of Pfizer‘s jab, compared to someone who had never been infected but … Read more