“We have real and grave concerns about these sudden changes to the Pfizer vaccine regime,” the Doctors’ Association UK said on Thursday.
“We agree that that number is lower than what we had hoped for,” Moncef Slaoui, chief advisor of Operation Warp Speed, said Wednesday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said just over 11.4 million doses had been distributed as of Tuesday, short of the federal government’s goal.
“We want to send a clear signal … that if you violate the law on these vaccinations, we will find out and you will be prosecuted,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
A New York-based healthcare provider is under investigation for potential fraud, accused of illegally obtaining and distributing the vaccine, NBC New York reports.
The CDC said President Donald Trump will sign the order on Friday, Christmas Day. It will go into effect starting Monday.
Demand for meat alternatives has grown and will continue to rise, but the industry still has hurdles to overcome in different parts of the world, analysts said.
Trump’s attack is holding up $8.75 billion in desperately needed funding states thought they were getting to help pay for vaccine distribution.
Joe Biden will push for a third round of stimulus checks in the next Covid-19 relief bill.
Cuomo is asking several airlines to ensure travelers have tested negative for Covid before boarding JFK-bound flights as a highly contagious strain spreads in the U.K.
“We are faced with the situation, at least in the short term, where we have a limited supply of vaccine available to us,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier of the CDC said.
So far, there’s no evidence to suggest the new strain causes more severe disease or affects Covid treatments and vaccines, England’s top medical officer said.
President Trump tweeted Friday that the FDA has “approved” Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine and it would be distributed immediately.
A key FDA panel is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to recommend the approval of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use.
Antibody drugs from Regeneron and Eli Lilly could reduce Covid-19 hospitalizations by 50 to 70%. Thousands of doses go out weekly, but they’re not getting used.
United Airlines has started shipping the Pfizer vaccine with passenger flights within the U.S. as demand for additional capacity increases.
Efforts to fund distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine hung in the balance even as the first doses of Pfizer’s pioneering inoculation were being administered.
The FDA just cleared the first Covid vaccine for emergency use. Within hours, FedEx and UPS will begin shipping 2.9 million doses across the country.
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Most African Americans are highly skeptical of the Covid vaccine. Black health-care leaders are trying to build trust in communities hard hit by the virus.
Walmart is getting ready to administer Covid vaccinations across the country once a vaccine is approved, the company’s chief medical officer said Thursday.
Delta’s CEO is asking for more volunteers to take unpaid leave next year with a recovery still months away.
Restaurants could likely open at full capacity and sports arenas and theaters could operate safely if enough people are vaccinated, Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
The move would be a pivotal moment in the pandemic as public health officials say the U.S. is likely to face its worst health crisis in history this winter.
Deborah Birx warned on Sunday that the escalating coronavirus surge is likely to be the most trying event in U.S. history.
The U.S. has reported more than 2,000 Covid-19 deaths daily for four consecutive days as hospital systems are stretched to their limits.
The CDC’s previous infographic, which downplayed the disproportionate burden on communities of color, was widely shared.