Vaccination

Israel trades Pfizer doses for medical data in vaccine blitz

After sprinting ahead in the race to inoculate its population against the coronavirus, Israel has struck a deal with Pfizer, promising to share vast troves of medical data with the international drug giant in exchange for ...

Vaccination

Cyprus hopes to roll out COVID vaccine by year-end

Cyprus expects its first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines before the end of the year as part of the rollout across Europe once the drugs are approved, officials said Friday.

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Millions of kids are skipping vaccines this year, study finds

Millions of American children are skipping vaccines that protect against potentially deadly or disabling illnesses due to concerns about COVID-19, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association analysis of millions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Influenza vaccination may have protective effect on COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Influenza vaccination may have a protective effect for COVID-19-positive patients, according to a brief report recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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Key populations for early COVID-19 immunization in Canada

Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommends vaccinating key populations, such as people at risk of severe illness or death, those at risk of transmitting the virus and essential workers, during ...

Vaccination

Mandatory vaccinations required in only half of all countries

As countries struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination uptake is a public health priority now more than ever. Efforts to increase vaccinations vary greatly around the globe. A new McGill-led study comparing policies ...

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