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The Biden administration has asked doctors to stop reserving shots for second doses and promised transparency in vaccine shipment data

Doctors should stop reserving doses needed for second shots, Andy Slavitt, a Biden official said. Slavitt promised states will have “a continual 3-week window in the vaccines that will be shipped.” Providers have cancelled appointments for first doses while they hold back the reserved vaccines. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
The Biden administration has asked doctors to stop reserving shots for second doses and promised transparency in vaccine shipment data
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A Boston physician said he had a severe allergic reaction to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, the first reported case of its kind for the shot. Moderna is looking into it.

Boston physician Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh on Thursday said he had a severe allergic reaction to receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 shot. He told the New York Times that he felt dizzy and his heart began racing shortly after receiving the shot. He was taken to the emergency department and later discharged, and […]
A Boston physician said he had a severe allergic reaction to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, the first reported case of its kind for the shot. Moderna is looking into it.
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Which coronavirus vaccine will you get?

Pfizer and Moderna’s coronavirus vaccines are very similar in terms of how they were made, and their safety and efficacy. There may be slight differences in how they work in older populations, but experts say more data is needed before we make that conclusion. Because Pfizer’s needs to be stored […]
Which coronavirus vaccine will you get?
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US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine straight after the FDA authorizes it — double its initial shipment of Pfizer’s shot

The US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine once it is authorised for emergency use, the head of logistics for the government’s vaccine initiative said during a press briefing Monday. This would be double the US’s initial shipment of Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine. “The difference in […]
US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine straight after the FDA authorizes it — double its initial shipment of Pfizer’s shot