Tag Archives: Shots

Johnson & Johnson told to throw out 60M COVID-19 shots made at troubled Emergent site: report

The manufacturing debacle at Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant keeps getting worse. After spending weeks inspecting the site, the FDA has instructed COVID-19 vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson and its production partner Emergent BioSolutions to throw out 60 million vaccine doses, The New York Times reports, citing people familiar with the matter. This comes after a manufacturing… Read More »

Biden administration is planning for possible Covid vaccine booster shots

President Joe Biden puts his hand on a man’s shoulder during a visit to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., April 6, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters The Biden administration is preparing for the potential need for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, though nothing is certain, a top… Read More »

Loxley House gives patients their first COVID-19 shots

GENERAL practitioners in Bathurst are now able to vaccinate residents against COVID-19. On Monday, Loxley House Family Practice’s Dr Vidya Murugiah administered the facility’s first dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to Stuart Simmons. The 72-year-old said he felt a responsibility to get the vaccine now that it is available and he is eligible. “I think… Read More »

Can you take allergy shots while sick

After we do a comprehensive allergy skin test, we can very specifically tailor a mix of allergens that will cover exactly what you are allergic to. We also adjust the amount of each allergen to give you the best results possible. The dizziness, light-headedness, and loss of consciousness are due to dangerously low blood pressure,… Read More »

How to make flu shots hurt less

Serious adverse effects related to the flu shot are very rare. Is it stupid and weird to cry and be scared? Generally we do recommend vaccination, unless it’s quite distressing or burdensome to an older adult, or unless the goals of medical care are really focused on comfort. This year, no one had the vaccine… Read More »

What are flu shots for

Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine. Can the Vaccine Give Me the Flu? The CDC’what are flu shots for Scott Epperson, MD, said that this year’s vaccine looks like it will be a good match and offer protection against the H1N1 and H3N2 strains that are circulating. American Lung Association: “Cold and Flu Guidelines: Influenza. How Long… Read More »