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Public health experts elated with COVID-19 vaccine delivery, assure Nigerians of vaccine effectiveness and safety.

Abuja, 8 March, 2021 - When Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines, government officials and stakeholders heaved a sigh of relieve. For…

Vaxi Taxi targets vaccine anxiety as UK minority uptake lags

Dr Tamara Joffe prepares to administer a Covid-19 jab using the AstraZeneca vaccine to Leslie Reid in the back of a London Taxi cab during the pilot project of pop…

California’s Vaccine Appointment Website Has Glitches. No Surprise?

San Francisco Mayor London Breed speaks at the opening of a mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Moscone South on Feb. 4. The vaccination hub uses the My Turn website to…

AstraZeneca Vaccine May Be Made Available for Elderly

Health authorities on Tuesday hinted they may give AstraZeneca's vaccine to people over 65 once more data about its efficacy become available.The government earlier said it is awaiting interim results…

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

A National Guard soldier directing drivers is reflected in the mirror of a car waiting in a COVID-19 vaccination line Feb. 26, 2021, in Shelbyville, Tenn. Tennessee has continued to…

J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Wins Backing of FDA Panel

An FDA advisory panel lent their support today to a rapid clearance for Janssen/Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to quickly provide an…

Push for better vaccine access as world cautiously looks ahead

Some of the world's most powerful countries issued a rare unified call for better vaccine access for poorer nations on Friday, as inoculation campaigns strengthened and governments cautiously envisioned a…

How do we know the COVID vaccine won’t have long-term side-effects?

by Samantha Carlson, Christopher Blyth, Lucy Deng, Margie Danchin and Nicholas Wood, The Conversation Credit: Shutterstock As Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins this week, many people still have questions about…

COVID Vaccine Makers to Congress: Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States might possibly have a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines available later this year, with…

News24.com | Covid-19 vaccine procurement: Health Justice Initiative applies to join court battle

AfriForum and Solidarity have taken the government to court over its vaccine rollout strategy.The organisations are seeking a declaratory order so the private sector and provincial health bodies can procure…