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One shot of vaccine leaves people vulnerable to new Covid variants warns new study

The situation in India is at crisis point, with hospitals across the country overwhelmed with admissions and oxygen supplies scarce. The rapid escalation is thought to be driven by two coronavirus variants spreading rampantly in the country – the B117 variant first detected in the UK and the new B1617 variant, first detected in India.… Read More »

CDC Panel Recommends Resuming Use of J&J COVID Vaccine

FRIDAY, April 23, 2021 — The United States should resume administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, a key advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted on Friday. The agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has determined that the benefits of the vaccine in preventing deaths and hospitalizations far outweigh… Read More »

PM scraps vaccine deadline plan

Scott Morrison has scrapped plans to announce a new deadline to vaccinate all Australians by the end of the year against COVID-19 in an admission over the “uncertainties” surrounding the program. Despite promising greater transparency on the rollout by providing daily updates on the number of people vaccinated, the Prime Minister confirmed on Sunday they… Read More »