Tag Archives: COVID

Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause makes it tougher to immunize hard-to-reach populations against Covid

A homeless person wearing gloves and a protective mask sits with a sign that reads, “Seeking Human Kindness” amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 19, 2020 in New York City, United States. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine pause may not significantly slow the overall pace… Read More »

Journalists Document True Toll of Covid on Health Care’s Front-Line Force

Senior KHN correspondent Christina Jewett spoke on Thursday with NPR’s “Morning Edition” and the PBS NewsHour about the yearlong project, “Lost on the Frontline,” in which KHN and The Guardian counted and profiled health care workers who have died of covid-19. Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined WAMU’s “1A” to discuss vaccination rates on April 2.… Read More »

Covid vaccinations hit another record, average now above 3 million daily

Larry Wiggins is given the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine by Anya Harris at Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center in the Red Hood neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough on February 22, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images The U.S. reported on Saturday another daily record of new Covid vaccine doses administered,… Read More »

Nation’s strict new rule on COVID jab

Germany will deploy AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for general use only for people aged over 60, the government said on Tuesday, imposing restrictions for younger people taking the jab after several severe clotting cases. Under-60s can still decide to take the vaccine but only following “consultation with the doctor carrying out the vaccination … and with… Read More »

Covid cases are rising and hospitalizations have plateaued even as vaccinations increase

Emergency Medical Technician Lenny Fernandez, Medical Assistant Rodnay Moore and Physician Assistant-Certified Calvin Davis, left to right, prepare doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine as the city of Vernon Health Department staff used the city’s new mobile health unit clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to nearly 250 essential food processing workers at Rose & Shore,… Read More »