Scattered vaccine shortages cropped up on the front lines of the U.S. battle against the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, prompting at least one large healthcare system to cancel a slew of appointments of people hoping to be inoculated. This report produced by Emma Jehle.
A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
82-year-old Victoria Watling became the first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine at the Boots pharmacy in Halifax. Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which started administering the Covid vaccine today. Clinical pharmacist Bhavika Mistry, who administered the Oxford AstraZeneca jab spoke of the importance of opening smaller hubs around the country which she said are “more accessible” to local communities. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
14 (UPI) -- The incoming Biden administration's plan to release more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine won't cause supply shortages, Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of the newly created COVID-19 advisory board said Thursday. Two COVID-19 vaccines, made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, have been approved for use in the United States, and both require two doses for maximum effectiveness.