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Five years before a vaccine can ‘hold the line’ against Covid variants, England’s medical chief says

Covid vaccinator, Petra Moinar, prepares syringes with the AstraZeneca vaccine before it is administered at Battersea Arts Centre on March 8, 2021 in London, England. Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — England’s top medical officer has warned that the coming winter will continue to be difficult for the country’s… Read More »

Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster vaccine, pneumococcal jab tested in older adults

The first participants aged 65 and older have received vaccinations in a new study assessing coadministration of a pneumococcal jab along with a COVID-19 booster shot, Pfizer announced on Monday. Trial investigators are aiming to study the safety and resulting immune response, following participants up to six months post-vaccination. The trial involves 600 adults recruited… Read More »

Reaching vaccine targets is key to a return to mostly-normal life. But can the hesitant be swayed?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada Will it take incentives to convince the 20 per cent of Canadian who appear to be sitting on the sidelines? Or coercive policies? Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: May 22, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  5 minute read  •  718 Comments According to data, “vaccine willingness”… Read More »