May 05, 2021 Travel News

What adolescent vaccines mean for schools reopening

Anyone with a 12- to 15-year-old child in their lifetime received encouraging news this week when our colleagues announced that the Food and Drug Administration is in the process of approving the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in this group…

May 04, 2021 Travel News

Pressure mounts to lift patent protections on coronavirus vaccines

WASHINGTON - President Biden, facing mounting Covid-19 crises in India and South America, comes under increasing pressure from the international community and his party's left flank to pledge to increase vaccine supply by relaxing patent and intellectual property protections on…

Apr 29, 2021 Travel News

100 U.S. colleges will require vaccines to attend in-person classes in the fall.

More than 100 colleges across the country have said they will require students to receive coronavirus vaccines in order to take in-person classes in the fall, according to a New York Times poll.These demands come as Covid-19 cases have continued…

Apr 26, 2021 Travel News

The United States will send materials ravaged by the virus to India to make vaccines.

The Biden administration, under increasing pressure to deal with a devastating coronavirus outbreak in India, said on Sunday it had removed barriers to the export of raw materials for vaccines and would also provide India with commodities therapy, rapid diagnostic…

Apr 24, 2021 Travel News

Vaccines made at ailing Baltimore plant shipped to Canada and Mexico

"We have confirmed that the doses received from the United States a few weeks ago are not, have not been subjected to the challenges currently facing the Baltimore plant," Trudeau said in a statement. press conference. “There is absolutely no…

Apr 23, 2021 Travel News

Vaccines are effective against New York variant, studies show

For weeks, New Yorkers have watched the alarming rise of a local variant of the coronavirus that has stubbornly kept the number of cases in the city high. City officials have repeatedly warned that the variant could be more contagious…

Apr 22, 2021 Travel News

What do women want? For men to get Covid vaccines.

Holly Elgison and Len Schillaci are a vaxxed mixed couple, and they are far from alone.“I was still going to get the vaccine, 100%,” said Ms. Elgison, a medical claims auditor in Valrico, Fla.Her husband, an expert in disaster insurance,…

Apr 22, 2021 Travel News

Federal inspectors fear more vaccines may be exposed to contamination

WASHINGTON - Federal regulators have discovered serious loopholes at the Baltimore plant that had to dump up to 15 million potentially contaminated doses of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine - casting doubt on continued production in the states -United with…

Apr 01, 2021 Travel News

Factory mix ruins up to 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

WASHINGTON - Workers at a Baltimore plant making two coronavirus vaccines accidentally mixed up the ingredients several weeks ago, contaminating up to 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and forcing regulators to delay approval of factory production…

Mar 31, 2021 Travel News

Promising Pfizer Results for Children’s Coronavirus Vaccines

Good news about adolescent vaccinesA clinical trial found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be highly effective in adolescents aged 12 to 15, the companies said on Wednesday. The trial found no infections among children who received the vaccine, and the vaccines…