Experts have invalidated claims that magnets can stick to your arm after receiving a COVID vaccine shot.
Even as scientists race to develop booster shots and tweak existing vaccines to work against new variants to SARS2, they're looking ahead to future pandemics caused by entirely new pathogens from the same coronavirus family.
With variants and big outbreaks in India and elsewhere, the pandemic won't end until poor nations as well as rich ones are vaccinated.
Ugur Sahin said his German pharmaceutical company, along with U.S.-based Pfizer, have already delivered vaccines to over 90 countries.
President Joe Biden caved to political pressure from congressional Democrats on Wednesday, announcing that he plans to back a proposal to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines.
"When Joe Rogan asked whether healthy young people ought to be getting the COVID vaccine, the media treated him like a war criminal," Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Wednesday.
Research released this week predicts that U.S. cases could drop below 50,000, hospitalizations to fewer than 1,000, and deaths to between 200 and 300 a week.
Hundreds of loyal followers of an Iraqi Shiite cleric now wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after he was publicly vaccinated.
Dr. Navjot Dahiya, vice president of the Indian Medical Association, called Modi a "super-spreader" for his failure to cancel the traditional Holi festival, which draws massive crowds, as well as cricket matches with tens of thousands of spectators.
No vaccines should be wasted and oversupply should be used beyond U.S. borders because after all, the pandemic goes beyond personal choice and frontiers.
"You wouldn't have a vaccine" if it weren't for me, Trump said. "It wouldn't have been here for three to five years, it probably wouldn't have happened at all."
Russia, scrambling to meet the ambitious inoculation goals it set when it first authorized its Sputnik V vaccine, will team with Chinese manufacturers to accelerate production of the vaccine in time for its target deadlines.
A year after touting the authorization of its own coronavirus vaccine ahead of the rest of the world, Russia is struggling to convince its citizens to inoculate themselves, so Moscow is paying some people to get the Sputnik V shot.
The COVID-19 shot was removed from the country's vaccination program as investigations continue into its risks
"You know the expression 'It's not helping,'" Nye said. "This idea that everybody has the freedom to do anything, we all know that's not exactly right. You can't yell fire in a crowded theater if there's no fire inside."
"To be clear: we are not a militia," the group that calls itself "Mamalitia" insisted.
Dr. Brett Giroir argued that Biden's mask-wearing "is very confusing and it's causing people to not have faith in the vaccine."
The U.S., Mexico and Canada have deeply intertwined societies.
Ugur Sahin, BioNTech's chief executive, said Wednesday that the vaccine his company created with Pfizer will likely require a third booster shot due to data showing a weaker immune response over time in people who received the vaccine.
An additional 50 million doses are currently in production and could ship by the summer.
The CDC has warned that "even fully vaccinated travelers are at increased risk for getting and possibly spreading new COVID-19 variants."
Lawmakers said the U.S. "must answer the call" to help India by shipping stockpiled COVID doses to the country.
"People do not want to lose pay to get vaccinated," a senior administration official told Newsweek and other outlets Wednesday in a preview of the president's speech.
The Fox News host questioned the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines. Dr. Fauci pointed to clinical trials involving tens of thousands of people that showed an "overwhelming signal of efficacy."
Six cases of rare blood clots have been reported in individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the U.S., though a causal link has yet to be confirmed.
The White House adviser said comments by the Fox News host were "not helpful to the public health of this nation."
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted Dr. Anthony Fauci for allegedly telling the public that "even though you've been vaccinated you still need to stay in Joe Biden's basement" amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday.
The state senator asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to have Kennedy suspended from the platform permanently.
The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause on the vaccine "out of an abundance of caution."