Tag: Vaccination and Immunization

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

I’ve Recovered From Long Covid. I’m One of the Lucky Ones.

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CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial

CureVac’s Covid-19 Vaccine Disappoints in Clinical Trial

The German company CureVac delivered disappointing preliminary results on Wednesday from a clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine, dimming hopes that it could help fill the world’s great need. The trial, which included 40,000 volunteers in Latin America and Europe, estimated that CureVac’s mRNA vaccine had an efficacy of just

Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine

Novavax Offers U.S. a Fourth Strong Covid-19 Vaccine

Novavax, a small American company buoyed by lavish support from the U.S. government, announced on Monday the results of a clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine in the United States and Mexico, finding that its two-shot inoculation provides potent protection against the coronavirus. In the 29,960-person trial, the vaccine demonstrated

What to Know About Testing and Vaccine Requirements for Travel

What to Know About Testing and Vaccine Requirements for Travel

Celebrity Cruises, set to be the first U.S. cruise ship to restart operations on June 26 from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., said it’s optimistic that a resolution would be reached in time. It is requiring that guests 16 years and older be vaccinated, while children will be tested at the terminal.

Reports of Severe Covid or Death After Vaccination Are Rare, but Not Unexpected

Reports of Severe Covid or Death After Vaccination Are Rare, but Not Unexpected

Over the last few months, a steady drumbeat of headlines has highlighted the astounding real-world effectiveness of the Covid-19 vaccines, especially the mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna. The vaccines, study after study has shown, are more than 90 percent effective at preventing the worst outcomes, including hospitalization and

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.