Study: Allergic reactions to mRNA COVID vaccines rare, manageable
by Lisa Schnirring on September 20, 2021 at 8:48 pm
Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsSep 20, 2021Follow-up tests of blood samples found reactions to the PEG component, findings that could be used to guide possible reformulation, the authors said.
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine safe, effective in younger children
by Lisa Schnirring on September 20, 2021 at 8:36 pm
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsSep 20, 2021The trial used a smaller Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine dose than the version used for older childen and adults.
India to resume COVID-19 vaccine exports next month
by Lisa Schnirring on September 20, 2021 at 8:20 pm
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsSep 20, 2021The development comes as welcome news, given India’s importance as a global vaccine supplier, especially to COVAX.
News Scan for Sep 20, 2021
by Lisa Schnirring on September 20, 2021 at 8:12 pm
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FDA advisors OK Pfizer COVID booster for seniors, high-risk groups
by Jim Wappes on September 17, 2021 at 9:02 pm
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsSep 17, 2021Experts approve a third dose for emergency use, and only for the most vulnerable.
CDC: Moderna COVID vaccine most protective against hospital cases
by Jim Wappes on September 17, 2021 at 7:43 pm
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsSep 17, 2021All FDA-approved vaccines, however, offer substantial protection against hospitalization.
Key nursing home staff lag in COVID-19 vaccination, study shows
by Jim Wappes on September 17, 2021 at 7:42 pm
Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsSep 17, 2021Vaccine uptake among certified nursing assistants, who provide most direct care, is only 49%.
News Scan for Sep 17, 2021
by Jim Wappes on September 17, 2021 at 7:39 pm
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CDC to Invest $2.1 Billion to Protect Patients and Healthcare Workers from COVID-19 and Future Infectious Diseases
by firstname.lastname@example.org on September 17, 2021 at 11:55 am
CDC to invest $2.1 billion in infection control to support state and other public health departments against COVID-19.
Studies show good COVID booster effect, waning 2nd-dose protection
by Jim Wappes on September 16, 2021 at 9:47 pm
Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP NewsSep 16, 2021Israelis who got a booster dose had 11.3 times fewer COVID-19 infections.
News Scan for Sep 16, 2021
by lmclerno_91236 on September 16, 2021 at 8:13 pm
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Number of States with High Obesity Prevalence Rises to Sixteen
by email@example.com on September 15, 2021 at 10:24 am
The number of states in which at least 35% of residents are obese has nearly doubled since 2018 – and disparities persist – according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AmeriCorps and CDC Launch Public Health AmeriCorps, Seek Proposals to Build a New Generation of Public Health Leaders
by firstname.lastname@example.org on September 8, 2021 at 11:18 am
AmeriCorps, the federal agency for volunteering and national service, has launched <a href="https://americorps.gov/newsroom/press-release/white-house-announces-400-million-public-health-americorps">Public Health AmeriCorps,</a> a new partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who will be ready to respond to the nation’s public health needs.
CDC Announces More Than $300 Million in Funding to Support Community Health Workers
by email@example.com on September 3, 2021 at 9:22 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded more than $116 million in year one, of a three-year, $348 million program, to organizations for community health worker (CHW) services to support COVID-19 prevention and control.
CDC launches COVID-19 resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
by firstname.lastname@example.org on August 31, 2021 at 5:34 pm
CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.