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COVID-19 – Turning Rivals into Partners

It took an unprecedented pandemic like COVID-19 to turn pharmaceutical companies into partners, who were, otherwise, nothing less than fierce rivals. Together, they have come up with vaccine production in billions during the time of global need. The latest tie-up involves US giant Merck. They have agreed to help produce the one-shot vaccine developed by […]

Overcoming Needle Fear During Vaccination: Few Steps to Help Your Kids

Taking your kids for vaccination is no less than a secret mission due to needle fear. You need to keep it a secret until your kid is right at the vaccination room, make all efforts to make the mission successful, and ensure no casualties afterward. A study shows that 24 percent of parents and around […]

277,000 COVID Cases in 24 Hours: A New Record in the US

Last Saturday was indeed a day of dark winter as the United States witnessed a new record 277,000 fresh COVID cases registered in a single day. The country remains the worst-affected one by the pandemic with around 20.4 million COVID cases and just under 350,000 deaths. WHERE IS MY VACCINE?? Despite the arrival of the […]

Few Things to Consider While Waiting for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Though mass vaccination against COVID-19 has already begun, the virus continues to infect and kill thousands of Americans daily. Therefore, it is now more important than ever to stay safe and keep your family safe. We all are aware that waiting times can be hard, especially when it is for something like the COVID-19 vaccine. […]

Finally, ‘Relieved’: US Health Workers Start Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine

The largest vaccination campaign in the history of the U.S. started on Monday as health workers from selected hospitals started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Surely, it marks a day of optimism even though the nation’s death toll neared 300,000. Critical case nurse Sandra Lindsay said, “I feel hopeful today. Relieved” after getting the COVID-19 Vaccine […]

Safety Data on Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Released by US

US regulators have recently confirmed that the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine is 95 percent effective, and have approved it for emergency use. The FDA found no safety concerns that could hinder the approval of the BioNTech COVID vaccine and met on Thursday, December 10th, 2020 to make a formal decision. They have already published a document […]

COVID-19 Vaccine/Shots won’t (Likely) be Mandatory

A limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines is potentially arriving in Chicago this month. Several hospitals are busy finalizing plans for which workers will get them first and how the covid-19 vaccine will be stored and distributed. An email was sent to faculty, staff, and students on Wednesday by the University of Chicago Medicine leaders stating […]

World-Saving Vaccine creator Husband-Wife Duo

Two years ago, Dr. UgurSahin made a bold prediction in Berlin that his company might be able to use its mRNA (messenger RNA) technology to develop a vaccine in case of a global pandemic. At that time, little was known about Dr. Sahin and his company, BioNTech, which he founded with his wife, Dr. ÖzlemTüreci. […]

FDA Approval for Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Thursday, December 10, 2020 may become a historical day for mankind as FDA has called for an advisory committee meeting on that day to discuss Pfizer COVID vaccine approval. FDA has scheduled the meeting with Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) to discuss Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer […]