Gareth Southgate: I got more abuse for vaccine video than managing England | England

[ad_1] Gareth Southgate has revealed that he received more abuse for recording a video urging young people to have a Covid-19 vaccination than he did for his management of England during their run to the final of Euro 2020. England’s manager, who handed Leeds United’s Patrick Bamford his first call-up when he named his squad … Read more

Pfizer seeks FDA approval for vaccine booster dose

Pfizer seeks FDA approval for vaccine booster dose

[ad_1] Pfizer is seeking U.S. approval of a booster dose of its two-shot Covid-19 vaccine. The drugmaker announced Wednesday it has started the approval process for a third dose of its vaccine for Americans ages 16 and older. The company says it expects to complete its application with the Food and Drug Administration by the … Read more

Rutgers football player enters transfer portal after declining COVID-19 vaccine

Rutgers football player enters transfer portal after declining COVID-19 vaccine

[ad_1] Rutgers sophomore defensive back Peyton Powell has entered the NCAA transfer portal in response to the school’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a Twitter post.  Powell, who did not play any games for the Scarlet Knights last season, was not a part of their roster at the beginning of training camp, head coach Greg Schiano told Chris Iseman … Read more

FDA approval of a Covid vaccine could mean a rapid jump in shots in arms

FDA approval of a Covid vaccine could mean a rapid jump in shots in arms

[ad_1] As of last week, in spite of an extremely high level of confidence among policy officials and public health experts that any of the three Covid-19 vaccines with emergency use authorization are safe and effective, about 70 million adults in the U.S. remained unvaccinated, as well as nearly 50 million children under age 12 … Read more

‘Mixed advice’ driving Covid vaccine hesitancy in pregnant UK women | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Pregnant women are being given dangerously mixed messaging from health professionals, with figures suggesting a “very high” vaccine hesitancy among the vulnerable group, according to campaigners. Three-quarters of pregnant women in the UK feel anxious about the easing of coronavirus restrictions with many saying the move is like “another lockdown” for expectant mothers, according … Read more

Vaccine hesitancy unlikely to disappear because of FDA approval

Vaccine hesitancy unlikely to disappear because of FDA approval

[ad_1] In deciding whether to get vaccinated against Covid-19 along with his wife, Matt Zeiss has been monitoring reports of adverse side effects tracked by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and waiting to see when U.S. regulators fully approve the vaccines’ use. That happened Monday, when the Food and Drug Administration formally approved … Read more

CDC urges pregnant women to get Covid vaccine, finding no increased risk of miscarriage | Coronavirus

[ad_1] The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention urged all pregnant women Wednesday to get the Covid-19 vaccine as hospitals in hot spots around the US see disturbing numbers of unvaccinated mothers-to-be seriously ill with the virus. Expectant women run a higher higher risk of severe illness and pregnancy complications from the coronavirus, including … Read more

If Covid vaccine refusers are turned away at hospitals and doctor offices, is that ethical?

If Covid vaccine refusers are turned away at hospitals and doctor offices, is that ethical?

[ad_1] Dr. Jason Valentine, a family medicine physician at the Diagnostic and Medical Clinic Infirmary Health in Mobile, Alabama, informed his patients this month that, effective Oct. 1, he would no longer treat those who hadn’t been vaccinated against Covid-19. Around the same time, a leaked memo indicated that the North Texas Mass Critical Care … Read more

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones advocates for COVID-19 vaccine: ‘We have got to check ‘I’ at the door and go forward with ‘We’’

Cowboys' Jerry Jones advocates for COVID-19 vaccine: 'We have got to check ‘I’ at the door and go forward with ‘We'’

[ad_1] Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Tuesday continued advocating for the COVID-19 vaccine as several of his players entered the league’s reserve COVID-19 list. Receiver CeeDee Lamb and safeties Israel Mukuamu and Malik Hooker were added to the list on Tuesday, joining defensive coordinator Dan Quinn and defensive tackle Carlos Watkins, who were sent home … Read more

After FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, several steps remain before kids under 12 can be vaccinated

After FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, several steps remain before kids under 12 can be vaccinated

[ad_1] The Food and Drug Administration’s decision to grant full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine Monday for people ages 16 and up is a pandemic milestone, but parents may wonder what it means for their young children who still aren’t authorized to get vaccinated. While Mondays approval doesn’t cover young people ages 12 to … Read more