COVID-19 vaccine

The 87-year-old country music crooner suffers no side effects except a sore arm after finally receiving his first dose of coronavirus vaccine at a clinic in Cedar Park, Texas. AceShowbiz -Country music...

People of color, and Black Americans in particular, may be hesitant to get vaccinated in the US due to a history of racist medical experiments or overall mistrust of the healthcare system. In Latinx...

As the supply of COVID-19 vaccines expands across the country, officials and advocates overseeing the rollout to Americans experiencing homelessness are clear-eyed about the challenges but remain cautiously...

The ‘Skyfall’ actress, 86, opens up about receiving the first injection of her coronavirus vaccine and says she is looking forward to getting the second dose. AceShowbiz -Dame Judi Dench has...

US state health departments have struggled to deliver coronavirus shots in pace with the timeline put forward by Operation Warp Speed. Vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020 was never realistic,...

Most COVID-19 vaccines are given as two shots, administered several weeks apart.  Protection does not start when the needle hits your arm.  It takes some days after each shot for the body to...

The US coronavirus vaccine rollout is off to a slow start as states struggle with logistical challenges. Public-health experts worry the next round of vaccinations, for the elderly and essential workers,...

Josh Mugele, an emergency room doctor in Georgia, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Mugele received his first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine nine days prior. Mugele's infection isn't...

A third health care worker in Alaska has suffered an allergic reaction to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Severe allergic reactions can occur with any vaccine, but are extremely rare.  The employee,...

Lisa Bari is a 39-year-old health IT policy exec based in Baltimore, Maryland who is participating in a late-stage trial of Johnson & Johnson's experimental coronavirus vaccine. She received...

An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine...

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, is an infectious diseases doctor and medical epidemiologist living in the Congress Heights area of Washington, DC.  She's participating in the Phase 3 Moderna mRNA-1273...

The Trump administration is backing six coronavirus vaccine candidates as part of Operation Warp Speed. Each vaccine targets the virus' spike protein, which helps it attach to and invade cells. But...

President Trump has suggested that a coronavirus vaccine may become available "right around" the election on November 3. But public-health experts, financial analysts, and US government officials...

Epidemiologists and vaccine experts are alarmed by Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn’s recent assertion that he will consider approving a coronavirus vaccine before the completion...