New York: ICU Nurse Among Firsts in the US to Receive Vaccine
The battle against Covid-19 took a further step as the first federally approved coronavirus vaccine was injected into the arm of an ICU nurse American.
First Americans To Be Administered COVID-19 Vaccine Are Health Workers
According to Gen. Gustave Perna, Operation Warp Speed's chief operating officer, amid mass deliveries of the initial batch of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccines, 55 of the 145 initial distribution sites received shipments by around noon on Monday.
COVID-19 Vaccines on Their Way to Americans, Trump Denies Schedule for Early Vaccination
With more than 300,000 people declared dead after catching COVID-19, the United States is moving forward in its goal to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic with the vaccine approved in the country and arriving at health care facilities in strategic locations of America.
Hundreds of Shooting Stars to Light Up the Sky Tonight as Saturn, Jupiter Merge to Create 'Christmas Star'
Hundreds of shooting stars will burst throughout the night sky this week prior to Saturn and Jupiter's amalgamation on December 21, creating the first "Christmas star" in 800 years. The two cosmic events would be witnessed across Australian skies from December 14 to December 21 in a significant week for Astro-enthusiasts.
COVID-19 Vaccine Dissemination in United States Commences on Monday
The newly-authorized Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will commence being disseminated to states across the United States on December 14, according to officials with Operation Warp Speed.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Shares His Biggest Fear on COVID-19 Vaccine
On Friday, Dr. Anthony Fauci shared that the FDA authorized Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use and his biggest fear of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Health Canada Cautions Allergic People Against Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
Health Canada is warning people with allergies to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine's ingredients not to ask to be administered the dose.
FDA Authorization of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use a 'Medical Miracle,' According to Trump
President Donald Trump announced a "medical miracle" after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved a vaccine from pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for emergency use in efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Super Spreader: Boston Biotech Conference Caused More Than 300,000 COVID-19 Cases in US and Europe
A new genetic fingerprinting study showed that the biotech conference in Boston last February that has been flagged as a COVID-19 superspreading event led to at least 300,000 infections in the United States and the European continent.
Alex Azar, HHS Secretary, Discusses How Operation Warp Speed Helped in Easy Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine
Following the FDA’s approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., private sectors and Operation Warp Speed (OWS) immediately worked to ship the vaccines into different states and public health jurisdictions.
UK Investigates Potential Allergic Reactions to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
United Kingdom regulators say people who have a "significant history'' of allergic reactions should not be administered the new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine while they probe into two adverse reactions that occurred on the first day of the UK's mass immunization program.
Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Obtains FDA Panel Approval
Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine gets a nod from an independent panel of experts who have overwhelmingly voted to recommend the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authorization for emergency usage for individuals 16 years old and older.
"William Shakespeare" Becomes One of the Firsts to Receive Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
The world has been staged on Tuesday, especially for the British people, but William Shakespeare was not content to be a mere player. As Britons rolled up their sleeves for the beginning of a COVID-19 vaccine campaign, he was the second to get a shot.
UK Regulator Says People with History of 'Significant' Allergy Should Not Get Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
The UK drug regulator says that persons who have a history of significant allergic reactions should not receive Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.
1 Dead, Hundreds Ill as Mysterious Disease Plagues India, Lead and Nickel Found in Victims' Blood
After one death and more than 500 individuals falling ill in southeastern India over the weekend, officials are now closer to solving the mystery behind the mysterious illness.