4 Things to Know About the J&J Covid Vaccine Pause

Four months into the largest U.S. vaccine rollout in decades, it’s become clear that the messaging surrounding covid-19 vaccination efforts is as important as the science behind them. That was true when the first covid vaccines were introduced in December at hospitals and nursing homes and even more so after the federal government on Tuesday paused the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after reports of extremely rare but very serious — in one case, fatal — side effects emerged.

The Gender Vaccine Gap: More Women Than Men Are Getting Covid Shots

A KHN examination of state vaccine statistics shows that more women than men have gotten covid vaccines. Experts cite demographic realities of those who were part of the initial rollout but also women’s greater likelihood to seek preventive health care. …

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WHO Director Calls for Easing of Vaccine Hurdles for Developing Nations

WHO Director Calls for Easing of Vaccine Hurdles for Developing Nations | Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP News – | Jan 08, 2021 | “Vaccine nationalism hurts us all and is self-defeating.” Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Interval, WHO Experts Weigh In

The WHO says it was disappointed with China over visa problems for the international joint mission and that the B117 variant has been found in 40 nations. Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy…