Coronavirus News Roundup: MJH Life Sciences COVID-19 Coalition to Host New Webinar, Biden Buys More Vaccine Doses

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

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination effort is well underway in the US, with over 57.7 million administered doses and 4.8% of the population fully vaccinated against the virus as of press time.

This week, the MJH Life Sciences™ COVID-19 Coalition announced an upcoming webinar centered around the legal and ethical consideration of vaccination, and the Biden administration bought 100 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Moderna.

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

Webinar to Discuss Legal and Ethical Considerations of COVID-19 Vaccination

The MJH Life Sciences™ COVID-19 Coalition is hosting a live webinar event on the legal and ethical considerations of COVID-19 vaccination. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 6 PM EST.

Register here.

PrimeRx and Tabula Rasa HealthCare Now Offer Integration Technology for Automated COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting

PrimeRx™ pharmacies can utilize the interface to facilitate the registration, recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of all vaccinations, including COVID-19 vaccines.

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Infectious Diseases Pharmacist Heads COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Kaitlyn Rivard, PharmD, infectious diseases clinical pharmacist at the Cleveland Clinic, spoke to Drug Topics® about her role in getting their COVID-19 vaccination clinics off the ground.

Watch the interview.

Biden Administration Buys 100 Million More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The Biden Administration bought 100 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, according to a recent news release from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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ISMP’s Top COVID-19–Related Medication Safety Errors

A session during the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2020 Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition addressed the effects of COVID-19 in the annual medication safety update from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.

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