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DeSantis reverses himself on coronavirus vaccines, moving right of Trump

Comment on this story Comment Early in the pandemic, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly praised President Donald Trump for the expedited development and rollout of a coronavirus vaccine. The governor’s office pushed for $480 million in pandemic resources, including media campaigns promoting the shots, according to state budget documents. And DeSantis, a Republican, even lauded … Read more

Public health officials urge Flu and COVID-19 vaccines as respiratory infections rise

With illnesses on the rise, and the holidays now here, St. Joseph County public health officials are, once again, advising residents to protect themselves against flu and COVID-19 as cases increase locally. The updated COVID-19 vaccine is available for children 6 months to 4-years-old at the St. Joseph County Department of Health. This year’s flu … Read more

Using my family’s dark history to teach about vaccines

Fearing burnout, but wanting to keep caring for people, in 2021 she became a travelling nurse, giving Covid-19 vaccines. She quickly realised she had a knack for working with people who were anxious or hesitant and had questions – pointing them to the best research and helping them to find the information themselves. Source link

FDA, CDC expand Pfizer & Moderna bivalent vaccines to kids 6 months and up with Sandra Fryhofer, MD | AMA Update Video

AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians, residents, medical students and patients. From private practice and health system leaders to scientists and public health officials, hear from the experts in medicine on COVID-19, monkeypox, medical education, advocacy issues, burnout, vaccines and more.     Featured topic and speakers Featured topic … Read more

Antibody discovery could explain why so many group A strep vaccines have failed

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered an antibody with the potential to protect against Strep A infection, as well as a rare form of antibody binding, that leads to an effective immune response against bacteria. The discovery could explain why so many Group A strep vaccines have failed. The results are published in … Read more

Without effective vaccines, China’s economy may not heal | China

China’s nearly three-year policy of enacting strict lockdowns to contain outbreaks of Covid-19 came with a heavy price for the world’s second largest economy. The question for its president, Xi Jinping, and his inner court of advisers is whether a sudden relaxation of lockdown rules brought in this week will both prevent a recurrence of … Read more

Monkeypox vaccines at Philadelphia nightclub mark new phase of public health outreach

As a thumping bass beat shook the floor, Gregory Pierce praised the good people and good vibes at Level Up, a Center City club. The past two months, though, there’s been another attraction. On a recent visit, the DJ interrupted a set for a public service announcement: In a lounge, upstairs from the bar where … Read more

Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO

Kate O’Brien, Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO As 2022 draws to an end, let me take this opportunity to highlight some of the key events during November and December, that will shape and direct our joint work in 2023 and beyond. Together with one of our key partners, the … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping rejects western vaccines despite threat from protests: Report | World News

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is unwilling to accept Western vaccines despite the challenges China is facing with COVID-19, and while recent protests there are not a threat to Communist Party rule, they could affect his personal standing, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said on Saturday. Although China’s daily COVID cases are near all-time … Read more