Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Los Angeles, just a few months after it was reported Robbie had contracted the virus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten liberal senators are urging President Joe Biden to back India and South Africa’s appeal to the World Trade Organization to temporarily relax intellectual property rules so coronavirus vaccines can be manufactured by nations that are struggling to inoculate their populations.
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GENEVA (AP) — A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million new cases reported each week in the region.
Virginia is administering vaccines at record levels, more than tripling the daily average of shots given three months ago when the state was weathering the worst of the pandemic.
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's decision to suspend the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to preliminary reports of rare blood clots has left the country without any shots as it struggles to combat an aggressive coronavirus variant.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — European countries diverged Wednesday on whether they would push ahead with giving their residents Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after reports of very rare blood clots in a handful of recipients in the United States.
Six cases out of the 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine administered in the U.S. experienced extremely rare blood clots. That’s about half as likely as getting struck by lightning in a year.
Selena Gomez is hosting a special concert to support the vaccine rollout, teaming up with Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation for 'Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World'.
Virginia is halting its use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine as the federal government investigates six cases of an extremely rare blood clot disorder in recipients of the one-shot dose.
Virginians with appointments to receive this vaccine will be rescheduled for a different clinic.
Blue Ridge Health District enters Phase 2 for vaccinations, now making appointments online
Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked to guard against a worrisome mutated version of the virus.
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BEIJING (AP) — China’s top disease control official, in a rare acknowledgement, said current vaccines offer low protection against the coronavirus and mixing them is among strategies being considered to boost their effectiveness.
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“When you look at that young population, because of their behaviors, their adherence to mitigation factors, they are spreaders of the disease.”