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Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Pfizer vaccine: South African Covid variant can ‘break through’ new study warns

Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine efficacy has shown to be 91 percent for up to six months. Those were the findings published from one clinical trial at the beginning of April. But now an Israeli study has warned the Covid variant first discovered in South Africa, found to be circulating in the UK, may be more effective in… Read More »

EU medicines regulator finds possible link between AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and blood clots

Syringes are filled with Astrazeneca’s vaccine at the pharmacy. Christopher Neundorf | picture alliance | Getty Images LONDON — Europe’s medicines regulator on Wednesday announced a possible link between the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received the shot. It comes after a review… Read More »