Covid-19 News for March 1, 2021

Covid-19 News for March 1, 2021

The Surprising Key to Combatting Vaccine Refusal It’s not just one problem—and we’re going to need a portfolio of approaches to solve it. Why wouldn’t someone want a COVID-19 vaccine? Staring at the raw numbers, it doesn’t seem like a hard choice. Thousands of people...
Covid-19 News for February 28, 2021

Covid-19 News for February 28, 2021

Obesity Specialist Says BMI Is A ‘Good Measure’ For Vaccine Priority Group   Several cities across the country that count obesity as an underlying condition have opened COVID-19 vaccine appointments to people with a body mass index of 30 or higher —...
Covid-19 News for February 27, 2021

Covid-19 News for February 27, 2021

FDA authorizes J&J 1-dose COVID vaccine   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, giving the United States a third vaccine to fight the pandemic—one that offers...
Covid-19 News for February 26, 2021

Covid-19 News for February 26, 2021

CDC Launches Web Tool To Help Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines   The scramble to secure a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is chaotic and fierce. There are not yet enough doses for everyone who’s eligible and wants to get vaccinated. As frustration rises, the...
Covid-19 News for February 25, 2021

Covid-19 News for February 25, 2021

New COVID-19 variants found in New York, California   As the country races to vaccinate as many Americans as possible against COVID-19, both New York and California are reporting new virus variants that might be more contagious than the original strain. NY...
Covid-19 News for February 24, 2021

Covid-19 News for February 24, 2021

Superspreading drives the COVID pandemic — and could help to tame it   Uneven transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has had tragic consequences — but also offers clues for how best to target control measures. On 5 December last year — the eve of traditional...