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Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine effective, safe: FDA staff

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Reuters Health - Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff said in documents published on...

  • Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff said in documents published on Wednesday, paving the way for its approval for emergency use.​ https://t.co/VUFXgR7zEz

Pfizer to ship 13 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per week to U.S. by mid-March, says executive

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Reuters Health - Pfizer Inc expects to deliver more than 13 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine per week to the United States by the middle of...

  • This is stellar news. This plus Moderna = 2+ million #covid19 vaccine doses/day (even before we get J&J on board). The question is: do we have the logistics system in place to get them in arms? 💉 https://t.co/5Z0nuPkpd2

FDA to allow Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be stored at higher temps: NYT

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Reuters Health - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration plans to approve Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE’s request to store their COVID-19 vaccine at standard freezer temperatures...

  • The U.S. Food & Drug Administration plans to approve Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE’s request to store their COVID-19 vaccine at standard freezer temperatures instead of in ultra-cold conditions. https://t.co/p6XWkVbIOJ

Guinea starts Ebola vaccine campaign as cases emerge

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Reuters Health - Guinea started an Ebola vaccination campaign on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, as authorities race to contain the first resurgence of the...

  • Guinea started an #Ebola vaccination campaign on Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, as authorities race to contain the first resurgence of the virus there since the world’s worst outbreak in 2013-2016. https://t.co/TvqxLUKy8F

Johnson & Johnson ready to ship nearly 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in U.S.

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Reuters Health - Johnson & Johnson expects to be able to ship nearly 4 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine upon authorization in the U.S., an executive...

  • Johnson & Johnson expects to be able to ship nearly 4 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine upon authorization in the U.S., an executive said at a hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.​ https://t.co/bFJFAppjD2

Brazil approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot, but has none to use

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Reuters Health - Brazil has fully approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, its health regulator said on Tuesday, though a dispute over...

  • Brazil has fully approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, its health regulator said on Tuesday, though a dispute over a supply deal means it has none to start an immunization program with.​ https://t.co/GMs8WOlOSa

AstraZeneca expects U.S. COVID-19 vaccine authorization in April

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Reuters Health - AstraZeneca Plc expects its COVID-19 vaccine could receive U.S. Emergency Use Authorization at the beginning of April and could immediately deliver 30 million doses...

Merkel says Germany in third wave of pandemic: sources

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Reuters Health - Germany is in a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers in her conservative party, two sources at the meeting...

  • Germany is in a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers in her conservative party, two sources at the meeting told Reuters on Tuesday.​ https://t.co/tcCzIoKKpZ

WHO agrees compensation fund for serious COVAX vaccine side effects

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Reuters Health - The World Health Organization has agreed a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects in people in 92 poorer countries due to...

  • The World Health Organization has agreed a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects in people in 92 poorer countries due to get COVID-19 vaccines via the COVAX sharing scheme, resolving a big concern among recipient governments.​ https://t.co/6FB9wTt1Y0

Exhausted by COVID-19 fight, Portuguese nurses want pay not applause

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Reuters Health - At midnight nurse Ines Lopes and her colleagues are about to start the night shift taking care of patients in a COVID-19 intensive care...

  • At midnight nurse Ines Lopes and her colleagues are about to start the night shift taking care of patients in a COVID-19 intensive care unit in the heart of Lisbon. Nursing is a job they love but it barely pays the bills.​ https://t.co/6YDecDAZwF