WHO Changes CCP Virus Test Criteria in Attempt to Reduce False Positives

The World Health Organization (WHO) has cautioned experts not to rely solely on the results of a PCR test to detect the CCP virus. In updated guidance published on Jan.…

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Effective Against UK Viral Strain: Study

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine may be effective against the more transmissible CCP virus variant found in the United Kingdom that has spread worldwide, according to a preprint study that has…

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West Virginia Leads Nation in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Administration

As states around the country struggle to distribute and administer COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers and the older population in long-term care facilities, West Virginia is leading the nation in…

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California Calls for Pause in Use of Huge Batch of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

California officials late Sunday directed COVID-19 vaccine providers to not administer any doses from a batch of over 330,000 that was circulated across the state. The reason was a "higher-than-usual…

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US Approval of AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Likely ‘Weeks Away’: Fauci

A COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, and another by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, are likely “weeks away” from being presented to U.S. regulators for approval, Dr. Anthony Fauci, head…

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55 People Died in US After Receiving COVID-19 Vaccines: Reporting System

Fifty-five people in the United States have died after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, according to reports submitted to a federal system. Deaths have occurred among people receiving both the Moderna…

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