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Dr. Vin Gupta encourages J&J vaccine recipients to get a Pfizer or Moderna booster

Intensive-care unit and lung doctor Dr. Vin Gupta told CNBC that he’s already encouraging patients who received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine to get a Pfizer or Moderna booster shot amid the dramatic increase in delta variant cases across the U.S.  Gupta, a professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics… Read More »

Pfizer vaccine efficacy drops in Israel as delta variant spreads

Pfizer vaccine efficacy drops in Israel amid rapid spread of Indian variant… but No10 insists two doses are still highly effective Health Ministry figures showed the jab blocked infections in 64 per cent of cases But before the Indian variant emerged it stopped disease in 94 per cent of cases Israeli officials said symptoms were… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK shares vaccine data to help EU approve travellers

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Health worker displays empty vials of the Covishield vaccine. Mahesh Kumar A/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5.30pm on 2 July UK prime minister “very confident” that those who received… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine scores longer shelf life just as millions of doses were set to expire

Just as states were scrambling to administer millions of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 doses set to expire by the end of June, the FDA has swooped in to give the jabs a bit more time on the shelf. The U.S. FDA has extended the shelf life for J&J’s single-shot vaccine from three months to four and… Read More »

Vaccine breakthrough: Boris Johnson says vaccines are effective against ALL variants

Cases of the Indian Covid variant have been identified in 86 local authorities, with particular clusters in north-west England and in London. The government has said the variant appears to spread more easily than the Kent variant, which was behind the UK’s big spike in infections in winter. The new variant has caused worry among… Read More »