Tag Archives: COVID19

FDA panel endorses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster with 2-month gap for ages 18 and up

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee on Friday endorsed an emergency authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster when administered at least two months after the initial dose among people ages 18 years and older.  The vote was 19-0. The recommendation is not final and will go before the FDA to… Read More »

CDC publishes rates of COVID-19 cases, deaths by vaccine brand

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published information on its COVID Data Tracker about rates of cases and deaths among fully vaccinated and unvaccinated people.   In August, according to the data, unvaccinated people had a 6.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19, and an 11.3 times greater risk of… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Past covid-19 infection boosts protection from vaccines

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker administers a second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech covid-19 vaccine. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 7 October Vaccines are up to 94… Read More »

Georgia police captain who recommended animal parasite medication as vaccine substitute dies of COVID-19

Loading the player… Less than two weeks after promoting the anti-parasitic horse medication ivermectin as an effective COVID-19 treatment on social media, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) Captain Joe Manning died at age 57 on Wednesday, WCSO confirmed via Facebook. “Our hearts are heavy today as we mourn the loss of one of the leaders… Read More »