Health Canada adds autoimmune disorder warning to AstraZeneca, J&J COVID-19 vaccines – National | Globalnews.ca

Health Canada is updating the labels for the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to add immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), an autoimmune condition, as a potential side effect. In a statement on Tuesday, the agency said very rare cases of ITP have been reported internationally after receiving the Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) …

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Delta does not appear to make children sicker; Secondary immune response stronger after infection than after shot | Reuters

A girl wearing a protective face mask to prevent contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rides a toy kick scooter at a park in Seoul, South Korea, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran Oct 8 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that …

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Teacher challenges Victorian government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate – ABC News

A casual relief teacher has become the first person to spearhead a court challenge against the Victorian government’s vaccine mandate, claiming it breaches her human rights. Key points: A casual relief teacher who is studying law is taking the Victorian government to court over its mandatory vaccination rules In her …

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FDA advisers recommend COVID boosters for 65 and older, reject broad approval | Reuters

By a vote of 16 to 2, members of the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee declined to recommend a third dose of the Pfizer (PFE.N)/BioNTech vaccine to anyone age 16 and older who received their second shot at least six months earlier. Source: FDA advisers recommend COVID …

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New Zealand reports first death linked to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine | Reuters

A health worker draws a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from a vial during a vaccination event hosted by Miami – Dade County and Miami Heat, at FTX Arena in Miami, Florida, U.S., August 5, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo WELLINGTON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Monday …

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Chicago pharmacist charged with selling COVID vaccination cards on eBay – CBS News

Chicago pharmacist charged with selling COVID vaccination cards on eBay show SVG here end show SVG By Tori B. Powell Updated on: August 17, 2021 / 7:20 PM / CBS News Feds seize thousands of fake COVID vaccine cards A Chicago pharmacist was indicted Tuesday for allegedly selling 125 of …

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Federal Vaccine Program Hasn’t Helped Those Whose Lives Were Altered by Covid Shot | California Healthline

Angela Marie Wulbrecht, pictured with daughter Gabriella, suffered a severe reaction after her covid vaccination that has left her unable to work. She hopes the federal government will create a compensation program that pays for damages, medical bills and lost wages to people who can demonstrate they suffered a rare …

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Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping billions from COVID-19 vaccine booster market | Reuters

NEW YORK, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in a market that could rival the $6 billion in annual sales for flu vaccines for years to come, analysts and healthcare investors say. For several …

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Israel to offer Pfizer booster shot against COVID-19 to the over-60s | Reuters

A medical worker prepares to administer a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as Israel continues its national vaccination drive, during a third national COVID lockdown, in Ashdod, Israel January 4, 2021. REUTERS/Amir Cohen   Read More   Will be world first in trying to curb Delta variant Israel was …

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Early signs COVID-19 vaccines may not stop Delta transmission, England says | Reuters

LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – There are early signs that people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 may be able to transmit the Delta variant of the virus as easily as those who have not, scientists at Public Health England (PHE) said on Friday. The findings chime with those from …

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