Receipt of COVID-19 Booster Dose Among Fully Vaccinated Pregnant Individuals Aged 18 to 49 Years by Key Demographics

Booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines were recommended for people aged 18 years or older in November 2021 following the recommendation of an additional primary dose of COVID-19 vaccine for select immunocompromised populations on August 13, 2021.1 As of February 26, 2022, more than 93 million booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines had […]

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New data show those who recovered from Covid-19 were less likely than vaccinated to get infected during Delta wave

New data released Wednesday showed that both vaccination and prior infection offered strong protection against infection and hospitalization from Covid-19 during the Delta wave — and that case and hospitalization rates were actually lower among people who had recovered from Covid-19 than among those who had been vaccinated. The data, […]

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Resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Highly Vaccinated Health System Workforce

TO THE EDITOR: In December 2020, the University of California San Diego Health (UCSDH) workforce experienced a dramatic increase in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections. Vaccination with mRNA vaccines began in mid-December 2020; by March, 76% of the workforce had been fully vaccinated, and by July, the […]

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New Rules for Vaccinated People, Troops Enforce Lockdown: COVID-19 Global Weekly Highlights

These are the global coronavirus stories you need to know about this week. As of Wednesday, positive UK cases had risen 12.1% in 7 days, and cases stood at a rate of 339.3 per 100,000 population. Over the same period, deaths were up 13.4%, and hospital admissions up 9.4%. Some big events have been linked […]

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English Study Finds 50%-60% Reduced Risk of COVID for Double-Vaccinated

LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including those who are asymptomatic, a large English coronavirus prevalence study found on Wednesday. Imperial College London researchers said people who reported receiving two vaccine doses were half […]

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Vaccinated Israelis May Need to Quarantine Because of Delta Variant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel empowered health officials on Wednesday to quarantine anyone deemed to have been exposed to an especially infectious variant of COVID-19, even if they were previously vaccinated or recovered from the disease with presumed immunity. The decision followed a warning by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday […]

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When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.These recommendations can help you make decisions about daily activities after you are fully vaccinated. […]

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