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Mitos y hechos sobre la vacunación contra COVID-19

Cinco mitos y hechos sobre la vacunación contra COVID-19 que debes saber si no estas vacunado ... Read more»

Myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccination

In an effort to clear up misinformation about vaccines, The Boston Globe comprehensively debunks five myths about vaccines and other barriers to vaccination in the community. ... Read more»

Unused Johnson & Johnson COVID doses are piling up as FDA waits to see if shelf life can be extended

The Biden administration is encouraging states to hold on to hundreds of thousands of soon-to-expire COVID vaccine doses from Johnson & Johnson, given the possibility that additional data will show the shots are viable beyond their expiration date at month’s end.... Read more»

Ask KHN-PolitiFact: How can COVID vaccines be safe when they were developed so fast?

The development of the first COVID vaccines may have seemed to occur at a dizzying pace. After all, scientists identified a new virus and created vaccines to protect against its most severe effects within a year. But the research underpinning these vaccines isn’t that new at all, vaccine experts say. Some of it is decades old. This foundation, combined with technical expertise, urgency and financial resources, enabled scientists to pull off the medical marvel.... Read more»

After billions of dollars and dozens of wartime declarations, why are vaccines still in short supply?

Manufacturing constraints and raw material output are among the reason that, despite President Joe Biden remarks that the nation is “now on track to have enough supply for 300 million Americans by the end of July,” Pfizer and Moderna will miss their targets of providing at least 100 million doses each by the end of March, let alone 200 million more doses each has promised by July.... Read more»

Biden administration unveils boost to state COVID-19 vaccine shipments

President Joe Biden says his administration is boosting the number of doses sent to states each week by 1.4 million doses and will be giving state officials allocation estimates three weeks in advance, a shift from the week-ahead figures that the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed had offered to state officials.... Read more»

Biden orders tougher mask rules as part of overhauled COVID-19 strategy

As part of his national strategy to combat the pandemic, President Joe Biden signed an executive order requiring mask-wearing and physical distancing in federal buildings, federal lands, public transportation, and by federal employees and contractors. He also issued a broad call for Americans to mask up during the next 100 days. ... Read more»

Feds tell states to give COVID-19 vaccine to anyone 65 and older in bid to speed rollout

States are urged to expand the sites being used for vaccinations, and will see their allocation of doses change. The number of vaccine doses sent to states each week will no longer be based on population, but rather on the pace of vaccine administration and the number of residents 65 and older.... Read more»

Biden expected to distribute all available COVID vaccine doses to states

The Trump administration, through its Operation Warp Speed working group, has held back the second dose of the two-shot vaccine regimens, saying the approach is to ensure that the follow-up dose will be available for each person who receives the initial shot. ... Read more»

First COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinations expected in Arizona by Dec. 15

Arizona health officials said they expect to get the first of more than 380,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine by Dec. 15 and will begin vaccinating health care workers and first responders shortly thereafter.... Read more»

COVID-19 vaccine trials having trouble recruiting Blacks, Latinos due to mistrust

Because of a long history of racism and unethical experimentation, people of color may be hesitant to participate in vaccine trials.... Read more»

FactCheck: Q&A on coronavirus vaccines

An overview of the vaccine development efforts underway and answer some questions about the testing process, the likelihood and timing of a vaccine in the U.S., and what to expect from a COVID-19 vaccine.... Read more»