US vaccination rates have dropped to two million shots per day. Wisconsin, Iowa, and Kansas are some of the state cutting back on vaccine orders.
Adults over 65 generally have weaker immune systems, and women mount a stronger immune response to the vaccine in general.
The move comes as India is facing a spike in COVID-19 cases. It could hit vaccination programs including the WHO-backed COVAX scheme.
The biggest producers of the Sputnik V vaccine will be India, China, and South Korea, a top Russian official told Bloomberg.
Dr Eilir Hughes and his colleagues vaccinated 1,200 people over a single weekend. They didn’t waste a single dose of the Pfizer jab as they inoculated people despite snowfall. “I wanted to prove that it could be done better and it could be done faster.” Visit the Business section of […]
Canada is the only G7 country due to receive vaccines in early deliveries from the COVAX scheme. COVAX is focused on poorer countries, and most rich nations are buying in vaccines separately. Canada has had a rocky roll-out, and countered critics by saying its ‘top priority’ is vaccinating Canadians. Visit […]
UK scientists plan to test out giving people doses from different COVID-19 vaccines. The researchers at Oxford plan to mix the AstraZeneca/Oxford and Pfizer/BioNTech shots. Following one shot with a different one could even give better protection, one expert said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Scientists […]
A freezer mishap resulted in a frantic effort to administer more than 1,600 vaccines overnight in Seattle, The Washington Post reported. Hundreds of people stood in the street in their robes and pajamas after Seattle’s Swedish Health Services tweeted at 11 p.m. that it had vaccines that were about to […]