Pfizer Data Suggest Third Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine 'Strongly' Boosts Protection Against Delta VariantA third dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine can "strongly" boost protection against the Delta variant -- beyond the protection afforded by the standard two doses, suggests new data released by Pfizer on Wednesday.
Some People Are Seeking Out A Second Dose Of Covid-19 Vaccine After Getting J&J shotJason Gallagher, an infectious disease pharmacist in Philadelphia had gotten the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine through a clinical trial in November, but this summer he didn't like the direction Covid-19 cases were taking due to variants.
The Pandemic Is 'Spiraling Out Of Control' Due To Unvaccinated People, Trump Administration Official SaysFor anyone who loves freedom and hates mask mandates or remote learning, Dr. Jerome Adams has a blunt message: Get vaccinated.
More Than 91 Million Live In U.S. Counties With High Covid-19 Infections, It's Time To Reset & Put Masks Back On, Experts SayWith the highly contagious Delta variant spreading, particularly among unvaccinated Americans, it may be time for much of the country to put masks back on, experts said.
Study Estimates 1.5 Million Children Lost Parents Or Grandparents To Covid-19More than a million children around the world have lost a parent to Covid-19, and a total of 1.5 million have lost either a parent, a grandparent who helped care for them or some other relative responsible for their care, a new study finds.
New Maryland Covid Cases Fueled By Delta Variant Rise Among Unvaccinated; Heartbroken Widow Wishes Husband Would’ve Taken VaccineHealth officials across the state are concerned about the rise in the dangerous and more contagious Delta variant, which now makes up almost half of Maryland’s new cases.
Covid-19 Breakthrough Infections Are Preventable, But It's Going To Take A Big Effort To Stop ThemAs Covid-19 case numbers overall are on the rise again across the United States, breakthrough infections, while rare, are making headlines.
Doctors & Health Officials Say Their Latest Covid-19 Hospital Patients Are Unvaccinated & Increasingly YoungerCovid-19 is putting younger, healthy and mostly unvaccinated people in hospitals at higher rates as cases continue to climb in much of the US, health experts say.
Covid-19 Is Becoming A Pandemic Of The Unvaccinated,' CDC Director SaysWith Covid-19 cases rising in all 50 states, health officials say it's clear that unvaccinated people are both driving the increase in cases and are most at risk.
A New Poll Shows Why Some Vaccine-Hesitant Americans Decided To Get The Covid-19 ShotRoughly one-fifth of Americans were initially hesitant about or squarely against getting the Covid-19 vaccine but have since gotten their shots, according to polling released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
What Pfizer's Plan For A Third Coronavirus Vaccine Dose Means For YouEven though the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced that it might be time to consider giving a third dose of its coronavirus vaccine to people, many doctors and public health officials argue that it's more beneficial to get shots into the arms of the unvaccinated right now than to boost those who are already fully vaccinated.
Pfizer To Seek OK For Third Vaccine Dose; Shots Still ProtectPfizer is about to seek U.S. authorization for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, saying Thursday that another shot within 12 months could dramatically boost immunity and maybe help ward off the latest worrisome coronavirus mutant.
Unvaccinated People Are 'Variant Factories,' Infectious Diseases Expert SaysUnvaccinated people do more than merely risk their own health. They're also a risk to everyone if they become infected with coronavirus, infectious disease specialists say.
Novavax Announces Promising Late-Stage Covid-19 Vaccine Data, More Than 90% EffectiveNovavax announced late-stage data on Monday showing that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective against Covid-19 across several variants.
CDC Study Finds Coronavirus Vaccines Lead To Milder Disease In Rare Breakthrough InfectionsPeople who have been vaccinated against coronavirus, if they do become infected, have milder Covid-19 illness than unvaccinated people, a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows.