This County Tried to Ensure Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations. The State Said No

This County Tried to Ensure Racial Equity in COVID-19 Vaccinations. The State Said No

It takes about eight minutes to try and save a life. Or at least that’s how long it takes a volunteer with a tablet, standing in the parking lot at the T.R. Hoover Community Development center in South Dallas on

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U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While many Americans await their turn for the COVID vaccine, a potentially record-setting number have already had their flu shot. That’s the key finding in a nationwide poll of more conducted in

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Ontario doctors, caregivers push for in-home COVID-19 vaccinations for housebound seniors

Ontario doctors, caregivers push for in-home COVID-19 vaccinations for housebound seniors

TORONTO — At age 86, diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and prone to falls, John Bedborough would seem to be at the front of the line amid high-risk Canadians prioritized for a COVID-19 vaccine.But it’s those frailties that make it

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Canada adds 3,091 new COVID-19 cases, 58 deaths as vaccinations ramp up – National

Canada adds 3,091 new COVID-19 cases, 58 deaths as vaccinations ramp up - National

Canada added 3,091 coronavirus cases and 58 deaths Thursday as provinces ramped up their vaccine rollouts.The country now has 858,220 cases total and 21,865 deaths, while over 240,000 have been vaccinated — the highest weekly total in more than

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Feds need plan to vaccinate urban Indigenous people, friendship centres say

Feds need plan to vaccinate urban Indigenous people, friendship centres say

As many Indigenous people who live in urban areas are left unsure how they will be vaccinated against COVID-19, an organization that serves them is calling on Ottawa to allocate vaccine shots for them.The federal government insists provincial governments

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$52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations

$52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations

Feb. 25, 2021 — The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative launched a campaign on Thursday to encourage Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available for them, marking one of the largest public education efforts in the

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Now More Than Ever, Vaccines Are a Vital Public Health Tool

Now More Than Ever, Vaccines Are a Vital Public Health Tool

On a cold January afternoon, I received my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. It was a day I won’t soon forget. As a practicing nurse, mom and CEO of HealthyWomen (which focuses on keeping women healthy!), I know firsthand

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COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects Are Rare, but Here’s How To Report Them if You Have Them

COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects Are Rare, but Here's How To Report Them if You Have Them

Now that COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized for use by the FDA, many questions surround their risks. The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are currently available in two-dose vaccines, while Johnson & Johnson has just submitted its one-dose vaccine to the

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Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec to roll out mass COVID-19 vaccinations next week, starting with seniors aged 85 and older

Quebec will begin vaccinating elderly members of the general public against COVID-19 starting next week as officials urge caution during the upcoming spring break.Premier François Legault said Tuesday that anyone 85 years or older will be able to register

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6 Common Concerns of Vaccine-Hesitant People

6 Common Concerns of Vaccine-Hesitant People

Reviewed by Sabra L. Klein, Ph.D.As long as there have been vaccines, there have been movements against them. In the United States, the anti-vax movement began in 1879 with the formation of the Anti-Vaccination Society of America in response to

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