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Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems

Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems Vaccines Won’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems For more than a year, Dr. Andrew Wollowitz has mostly been cloistered inside his home in Mamaroneck, N.Y. As chief of emergency medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Dr. Wollowitz, 63, was eager to help treat patients when …

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Western Warnings Tarnish Vaccines the World Badly Needs

Western Warnings Tarnish Vaccines the World Badly Needs

Western Warnings Tarnish Vaccines the World Badly Needs Western Warnings Tarnish Vaccines the World Badly Needs South Africa immediately copied the American pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccinations, infuriating doctors who are still clamoring for shots, especially in remote parts of the country. In February, health officials dropped the AstraZeneca vaccine over its limited efficacy against a dangerous variant there. …

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Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push

Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push

Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push Worry Over 2 Covid Vaccines Deals Fresh Blow to Europe’s Inoculation Push BRUSSELS — First it was AstraZeneca. Now Johnson & Johnson. Last week, British regulators and the European Union’s medical agency said they had established a possible link between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine and very rare, though sometimes …

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China Official Acknowledges Low Effectiveness of the Country’s Covid Vaccines

China Official Acknowledges Low Effectiveness of the Country's Covid Vaccines

China Official Acknowledges Low Effectiveness of the Country’s Covid Vaccines China Official Acknowledges Low Effectiveness of the Country’s Covid Vaccines A senior Chinese official said that the country’s vaccines may need to be administered in greater doses or in concert with other shots because of their low overall effectiveness. The comments on Saturday by Gao Fu, the director of China’s …

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New Hampshire and Oklahoma Move to Open Covid Vaccines to Nonresidents

New Hampshire and Oklahoma Move to Open Covid Vaccines to Nonresidents

New Hampshire and Oklahoma Move to Open Covid Vaccines to Nonresidents New Hampshire and Oklahoma Move to Open Covid Vaccines to Nonresidents New Hampshire and Oklahoma announced plans this week to open up vaccine eligibility to outside residents as supply grows and more states expand eligibility. Gov. Chris Sununu, Republican of New Hampshire, said officials were confident that there would …

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Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines.

Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines.

Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines. Michigan’s governor, confronting a surge in virus cases, calls on Biden for more vaccines. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan said Friday that she had urged President Biden to surge Covid-19 vaccines into her state, where a worst-in-the-nation outbreak has filled hospitals and forced some schools to …

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Slovakia Claims a Bait-and-Switch With the Russian Vaccines it Ordered

Slovakia Claims a Bait-and-Switch With the Russian Vaccines it Ordered

Slovakia Claims a Bait-and-Switch With the Russian Vaccines it Ordered Slovakia Claims a Bait-and-Switch With the Russian Vaccines it Ordered The European Union’s regulator, the European Medicines Agency, has so far declined to approve the Russian vaccine for use and only two members of the bloc, Hungary and Slovakia, have placed orders for Sputnik V. Serbia, which is not a …

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The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines

The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines

The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines The Rising Politicization of Covid Vaccines President Biden on Tuesday called for governors to open coronavirus vaccinations to all adults within the next two weeks, speeding up a target he had previously set for May 1. But recent polls and political tides, particularly in red states, suggest that if the country is to reach …

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Restaurant Workers Are in a Race to Get Vaccines

Restaurant Workers Are in a Race to Get Vaccines

Restaurant Workers Are in a Race to Get Vaccines Restaurant Workers Are in a Race to Get Vaccines Over the course of the pandemic, some of the most dangerous activities were those many Americans dearly missed: scarfing up nachos, canoodling with a date or yelling sports scores at a group of friends at a crowded, sticky bar inside a restaurant. …

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On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines

On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines

On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines On Easter, Pope France Urges Universal Access to Coronavirus Vaccines Pope Francis delivered his annual “Urbi et Orbi” (“To the City and to the World”) Easter message to a small group of the faithful inside St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, while coronavirus pandemic prohibitions kept the usual audience of about …

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