Global Partners May End Broad Covid Vaccination Effort in Developing Countries

Covax has had to renegotiate its contracts with four suppliers of vaccines, to reduce them by between 400 and 600 million doses. Four hundred million doses from Pfizer that were…

Study links Covid-19 vaccination to small, temporary change in menstrual cycle

CNN  —  People who got the Covid-19 vaccine reported slightly longer menstrual cycles, but the change was temporary, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Medicine.…

Covid-19 vaccination: Americans may need yearly shots to protect against the virus

“This week marks an important shift in our fight against the virus,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, who is leading the White House Covid-19 Response Team. “It marks our ability to…

Overlapping emergencies strain the nation’s public health workforce and threaten critical vaccination campaigns

Health officials are banking on vaccinations to contain monkeypox and polio before those become standing threats in the United States. They’re counting on updated boosters to restore waning immunity against…

Officials Wrestle With Whether to Allow New Monkeypox Vaccination Strategy

WASHINGTON — It sounded like a simple solution to the shortage of monkeypox vaccine: Merely by changing the way doses are injected, the federal government could vaccinate five times as…

Three Pressing Questions About Monkeypox: Spread, Vaccination, Treatment

Monkeypox, once a relatively obscure virus endemic to Africa, has bloomed into a global threat, infecting more than 20,000 people in 75 countries and forcing the World Health Organization to…

As Monkeypox Spreads, U.S. Plans a Vaccination Campaign

Clinics nationwide will begin offering vaccinations against monkeypox to anyone who may have been exposed to the virus, federal health officials announced on Tuesday. Until now, immunizations were offered only…

Childhood vaccination rates fell in kindergartners last school year, CDC data shows

In the most recent school year, kindergartners had a 93.9% vaccination rate for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), 93.6% for diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis, and 93.6% for varicella. “Compared…

Tucker Carlson Finally Talks About His Vaccination Status

After months of amplifying vaccine skepticism while refusing to disclose his own immunization status, Fox News host Tucker Carlson told attendees at a recent megachurch event that he’s not had…

Covid-19 vaccines: Trump’s endorsement increased uptake in counties with low vaccination rates

Researchers created a 27-second ad designed to serve as a public service announcement from Trump encouraging people to get vaccinated. Through a randomized control trial, the ad was featured on…