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Panicked patients call doctors as Covid vaccine hesitancy rises with J&J blood clot issue

Panicked patients call doctors as Covid vaccine hesitancy rises with J&J blood clot issue
More Americans will likely refuse to get Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine after U.S. health regulators said six women developed a rare blood-clotting disorder that left one dead and another in critical condition, experts on public health and vaccines told CNBC on Tuesday. The Food...

WHO says Covid pandemic is growing ‘exponentially’ at more than 4.4 million new cases a week

WHO says Covid pandemic is growing 'exponentially' at more than 4.4 million new cases a week
Bochnia Hospital paramedics wear protective equipment as they transport a patient suffering of COVID-19 to a local hospital on March 17, 2021 in Bochnia, Poland. Omar Marques | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Monday the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic is...

Covid cases overwhelm Michigan health system, Gov. Whitmer urges residents to stay home

In this Feb. 24, 2021, file photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Gov. Whitmer news24nationed at least $2.5 billion in COVID-19 relief spending Tuesday, March 9, 2021, while vetoing...

WHO says more than 87% of the world’s Covid vaccine supply has gone to higher-income countries

WHO says more than 87% of the world's Covid vaccine supply has gone to higher-income countries
Wealthy countries have received the vast majority of the world's supply of Covid-19 vaccine doses, while poor countries have obtained less than 1%, the World Health Organization said at a press briefing Friday. Of the 700 million vaccine doses that have been distributed across the...

Some people with ‘long Covid’ say their symptoms ease after getting vaccine

An employee draws up a syringe and a container with the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine, in Schwaz, Austria. JOHANN GRODER | AFP | Getty Images Sheri Paulson had trouble getting out of bed months after her Covid-19 diagnosis. The 53-year-old North Dakota resident and her family fell ill with...

CDC says variant from the UK is now the most common strain circulating in the U.S.

A traveler takes a photo of a Covid-19 testing news24nation at the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) amidst travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on February 4, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty...

Covid vaccinations hit another record, average now above 3 million daily

Larry Wiggins is given the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine by Anya Harris at Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center in the Red Hood neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough on February 22, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images The U.S. reported on Saturday...

Pfizer says Covid vaccine is 100% effective in kids ages 12 to 15

Pfizer says Covid vaccine is 100% effective in kids ages 12 to 15
A nurse Cindy Mendez wearing a protective mask holds a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at NYC Health + Hospitals Harlem Hospital in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, February 25,...

New York expands Covid vaccine eligibility to all adults starting April 6, Cuomo says

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo receives a Covid-19 vaccine, at a church in the Harlem section of New York, on March 17, 2021. Seth Wenig | AFP | Getty Images New York is expanding its Covid vaccine eligibility to everyone 30 and older beginning Tuesday, followed...