Covid UK: ‘One shot’ Johnson and Johnson vaccine could be targeted at people who refused jabs

Johnson and Johnson‘s single-shot coronavirus vaccine could be targeted at Britons living in Indian variant hotspots who have so far refused a jab, according to reports. Health officials believe the one dose schedule could be more appealing to vaccine-hesitant Britons, who they fear are harder to convince to turn up for two appointments. The shot … Read more

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 94%

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94%, the largest real-world CDC study confirms – and just one dose reduces the odds of illness by 82% CDC compared vaccination status of 623 health care workers who tested positive for COVID-19 to the status of 1,220 who tested negative People who … Read more

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94%

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines cut the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94%, the largest real-world CDC study confirms – and just one dose reduces the odds of illness by 82% CDC compared vaccination status of 623 health care workers who tested positive for COVID-19 to the status of 1,220 who tested negative People who … Read more

Coronavirus: Scientist claims preservative in AstraZeneca vaccine could explain blood clot link

A preservative in AstraZeneca‘s Covid vaccine may trigger a rare overreaction from the immune system that causes blood clots, a scientist has claimed. Tiny numbers of people given the jab or the one made by Johnson & Johnson have developed a clotting condition that spooked some countries into turning their backs on it. The reasons for this … Read more

Norway says AstraZeneca and J&J Covid vaccines should only be offered to volunteers for shot

Norwegian health regulators say Covid vaccines made by AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson should only be offered to people who volunteer for the shots.  The country’s Institute for Public Health recommended neither should routinely be used because of ‘serious side effects’, with both jabs linked to a tiny risk of suffering serious blood clots.  But … Read more

Doctors discover alternative blood thinner that can safely dissolve vaccine-linked clots

Doctors say they may have discovered a cure for the type of blood clots linked to Johnson & Johnson‘s coronavirus vaccine that may have saved a Colorado woman’s life. Morgan Wolfe, 40, from Aurora, received the one-dose shot on April 1. Soon after, she began experiencing a headache, dizziness and changes to her vision. Twelve … Read more

CDC investigates death of Michigan woman who died from blood clot 11 days after receiving J&J

The family of a Michigan woman says she died from ‘as the result of complications after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.’ Anne VanGeest, 35, a mother-of-four from Easton Township, was given the one-shot immunization on April 8, reported WOOD TV. Five days later, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. … Read more

Oregon woman died of rare blood clot within two weeks of getting J&J shot

An Oregon woman in her 50s has died of a rare blood clot within two weeks of receiving Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine, state officials announced Thursday.  She is the 10th person publicly confirmed to have had the rare adverse event. Six other women, all between 18 and 50, developed the brain rare clots … Read more

Experts voting on whether to lift J&J pause say the shot should come with warning

Five experts on the panel that will vote on whether to lift the pause – a committee of 15 – on Friday spoke with Business Insider. All five want Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose shot to still be used in the U.S.  But several suggested it should come with a warning, advising young women of rare … Read more