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13 Jun

More than 50% of COVID-19 deaths could have been prevented with better global vaccine distribution

A new research paper says better vaccine access could have prevented more than half of the coronavirus deaths in lower-income countries.

24 Jan

Will the COVID-19 vaccine become an annual dose like the flu shot? How will it work?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a major change in the way COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are given. Northeastern experts say it would streamline the process for the public and suppliers.

30 Nov

Are combined COVID-flu vaccines, or universal flu shots, really a good idea? Here’s what you need to know

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are currently developing and testing various “combined” vaccines to guard against diseases such as COVID-19, influenza and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) in one single injection.

4 Nov

Do we still need to hold onto COVID-19 vaccination cards?

Where is your COVID-19 vaccination card? Is it in your wallet or purse? Is it at home, buried in a pile of mail? Is it lost? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. 

24 Jun

Should you get your young child vaccinated for COVID-19? Here’s what parents need to know

Two vaccines—one by Moderna and another by Pfizer/BioNTech—for that age group are now available for the youngsters. 

21 Jan

What has changed in the way we talk about COVID-19? Revisiting pandemic terminology amid omicron

As the SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, evolves, so too do the ways we talk about it.

10 Jan

People are receiving unapproved extra COVID-19 vaccine doses. Is it a problem?

With cases surging again, some people with weakened immune systems have been skirting guidelines in order to receive unapproved vaccine doses, an effort to bolster immunity and avoid infection.