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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »

A THIRD Oxford vaccine jab can be used as an effective booster jab against coronavirus variants

Third AstraZeneca jab after six months enhances protection against Covid variants, Oxford study suggests but scientists say boosters are not needed this winter because two doses are working so well Scientists find booster jabs help fight Kent, South African and Indian variants A third jab six months after second dose increases neutralising antibodies Researchers say… Read More »

Wondering if the Covid Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time

The Coronavirus Outbreak Maps and Cases States Falling Behind Vaccine Goals Vaccine Maps Vaccines and Children Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Wondering if the Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time Scientists generally recommend against antibody testing after vaccination. But for some people, it… Read More »