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Covid-19: Kids ages 5 to 11 ‘need to get that vaccination,’ says Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Hotez urged parents to avoid misinformation and to get their younger children vaccinated after Pfizer officially asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its Covid-19 vaccine with BioNTech for kids ages 5 to 11.   “There’s a narrative out there that’s false…that this is an illness that’s exclusively of older Americans, those over the… Read More »

Trump knew testing Covid-19 vaccines would take months, Woodward book shows

Trump also suggests that’s why he initially pushed so hard for the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, because the malaria drug had already been tested and approved for other uses. “Well, we’re doing great on vaccines,” Woodward quotes Trump as saying in his latest book, “Rage.” “The problem with a vaccine is a vaccine… Read More »

AstraZeneca strikes COVID-19 vaccine delivery deal with Europe, ending high-profile legal battle

At times during the pandemic, there’s been no love lost between AstraZeneca and the European Union. After the U.K. pharma giant fell behind on its planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to the bloc, the EU swiftly took the drugmaker to court. Now, it appears the pair have mended their grievances.  AstraZeneca and the European Commission have settled… Read More »

Covid-19 Delta Variant Widens Gulf Between Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

India’s Covid Crisis What to Know Map and Case Count Inside the Crisis Undercounted Deaths The Night With No Oxygen How to Help Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Delta Variant Widens Gulf Between ‘Two Americas’: Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Data from overseas, particularly Britain, suggest the spread of… Read More »

Two different assessments of COVID-19 pandemic news coverage

June 24, 2021 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two new journalistic analyses of 2020-2021 pandemic news coverage were released this week.  I was interviewed in each of them. Science… Read More »