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CDC panel criticized for postponed meeting on COVID-19 vaccines, rare heart issues

An advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew criticism after it postponed a discussion on heart inflammation among a small fraction of COVID-19 vaccine recipients in observance of the Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday.  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) initially scheduled meeting on Friday, June 18 will now be… Read More »

Heart inflammation cases linked to COVID-19 vaccines could be due to enterovirus

Heart inflammation cases tentatively linked to the coronavirus vaccine, prompting an emergency meeting of the panel that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on vaccines, may be the result of a microbe known as the enterovirus. A few experts have raised the possibility, although at least one epidemiologist thinks it is unlikely. Last… Read More »

Coronavirus: UK’s Covid crisis ‘will be over’ if vaccines still keep people out of hospital

Britain’s Covid crisis will be OVER if vaccines continue to keep infected patients out of hospital, top Oxford scientist says – but we’ll have to learn to live with the virus spreading because it isn’t going away Sir Andrew Pollard, chief of the Oxford Vaccine Group, said Covid would stop causing crisis if vaccines work… Read More »

Vaccines are a national priority but not ‘silver bullets’ for reopening, Singapore minister says

SINGAPORE — Singapore needs a “suite of measures” beyond Covid vaccinations in order to open up its economy and allow international travel, said S Iswaran, the country’s minister for communications and information. Some of those measures may include testing for Covid-19, he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Tuesday, as part of World Economic Forum Global… Read More »