Tag: COVID-19 vaccination

Moderna announces commitment to providing COVID-19 vaccines at no cost

Editor's Note In a press release published on February 15, Moderna announced that will remain “committed to ensuring” people in the US will have access to its COVID-19 vaccines even after the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends on May 11, 2023, regardless of people’s ability to pay. The public health…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
February 17, 2023
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Effect of vaccination on persistent COVID-19 symptoms

Editor's Note This study led by researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, finds that more severe acute COVID-19 illness, a higher Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) score, and being unvaccinated before infection were linked to a higher risk of reporting 28 days or more of…

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By: Judy Mathias
January 19, 2023
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Federal judge declines challenge to vaccination mandate by 14 states

Editor's Note A federal judge in Louisiana declined a case brought by 14 states that challenged the Biden administration’s mandate requiring COVID-19 vaccination for eligible staff at healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid Programs, the December 8 Becker’s Hospital Review reports. The states have 60 days to appeal the…

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By: Judy Mathias
December 8, 2022
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Parents’ COVID-19 vaccination status linked to children's hospital admissions

Editor's Note This French study finds that during the Delta and Omicron periods of COVID-19, parents’ vaccination status was associated with hospital admissions for their children younger than 5 years of age, for whom vaccines were not licensed. During the study period, 599 children were admitted to the hospital. For…

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By: Judy Mathias
November 17, 2022
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