Coronavirus News Roundup: Moderna Vaccine Appears Safe and Effective in Adolescents, Community Pharmacies With Health Mart Hit 1 Million Vaccine Doses


Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.

pharmacist administers COVID vaccine

With all Americans 12 years and older able to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the CDC releasing recent changes to guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals, it’s more important than ever to stay up-to-date on COVID-19 headlines.

Here’s a roundup of the latest coronavirus-related news.

Community Pharmacies with Health Mart, Health Mart Atlas Administer 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

This week, 1370 community pharmacies affiliated with Health Mart and Health Mart Atlas have collectively administered 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Read more

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Appears Effective and Safe in Adolescents

The company has publicized data from the TeenCOVE study of the vaccine along with plans to seek authorization in the coming weeks.

Read more

ACOG Advisory Offers Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnant and Lactating Patients

The Practice Advisory, developed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), offers an overview of the latest guidance for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and lactating patients.

Read more

Want to Convince A Patient to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine? Talk To Them About Rubella

Contemporary Pediatrics® recently talked to Dr Jeffrey Kahn, chief of Infectious Diseases at Children's Health and professor at UT Southwestern about the children's vaccine for COVID-19, the importance of pediatricians, and why the plan to get children vaccinated now should follow the rubella strategy.

Read more on Contemporary Pediatrics.

Another COVID Inequity: Pandemic-related Decline in Mammography Not Evenly Distributed

Results reported today in JAMA Network Open show that the pandemic-related decline in screening mammograms was steeper among Hispanic, American Indian-Alaska Native and Black women than among white women. The investigators reporting the results say the findings suggest yet another healthcare inequity in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more on Managed Healthcare Executive

Related Videos
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.