• February 24 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

    1 month ago - By Calculated Risk

    SPECIAL NOTE: The Covid Tracking Project will end daily updates on March 7th.
    From Bloomberg on vaccinations as of Feb 24th. "In the U.S., more Americans have now received at least one dose than have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began. So far, 65 million doses have been given. In the last week, an average of 1.28 million doses per day were administered." Here is the CDC COVID Data Tracker. This site has data on vaccinations, cases and more.
    The US is averaged 1.4 million tests per day over the last week. The percent positive over the last 7 days was 4.8%.
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  • A shot in the arm: EU vaccine program struggles to speed up

    A shot in the arm: EU vaccine program struggles to speed up

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    BRUSSELS - Two months after its first vaccine shots, the European Union is still struggling to get its COVID-19 inoculation drive up to speed. EU leaders are meeting Thursday to jump-start the process, fearing that new virus variants might...
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  • Kamala Harris Urges Wary Black Americans To Get Covid Vaccine

    Kamala Harris Urges Wary Black Americans To Get Covid Vaccine

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    “If we want to get control of this virus that is harming us at a disproportionate rate, part of it is to get vaccinated when it is our turn,” Harris said.
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  • The more data we get, the more it seems vaccinated people aren't spreading the coronavirus

    The more data we get, the more it seems vaccinated people aren't spreading the coronavirus

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Now that effective coronavirus vaccines are authorized and being distributed, the crucial question is: Do they stop transmission?
    In clinical trials, Pfizer and Moderna showed that their shots prevent severe COVID-19, but they didn't test whether their vaccines prevent asymptomatic cases. Without curtailing these symptom-less infections, it's difficult to stop the coronavirus' transmission from person to person. But evidence is coalescing around the idea that people who get these vaccines don't spread the virus after all.
    "There have been some studies that are...
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  • Moderna just laid out its booster shot strategy to fight new coronavirus variants

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y.
    Hans Pennink/AP
    Moderna is developing three different vaccine booster methods to protect against COVID-19 variants.
    Testing on one specifically designed to fight the variant that first emerged in South Africa will begin "very soon."
    The NIH will test the booster on a few hundred participants to collect safety data for the FDA.
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  • Healthcare company One Medical accused of allowing people to skip the line and get COVID-19 vaccines early

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    The publicly-traded company let people skip the vaccine line, Forbes and NPR reported.
    Washington State has ceased providing One Medical with vaccines.
    NPR reports that One Medical said in documents that it was "not policing" the vaccination process.
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    One Medical, a healthcare concierge company distributing COVID-19 vaccines, has been letting ineligible people skip ahead in line to receive a shot, according to reporting by Forbes and NPR. Leah Rosenbaum at Forbes first reported earlier in February that employees alleged the...
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