April 13, 2021

Summer Surges: Will COVID Vaccines End the Pandemic?

COVID surges and vaccination rates. Are the two inextricably linked? Vaccination rates continue to increase as many states have o…

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April 6, 2021

COVID Vaccine Hesitancy: Anti-Vax Craziness or Reasonable Caution?

As more states open up COVID-19 vaccination to anyone 16-years and older, the federal government has now pulled out all the stops…

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March 30, 2021

Buyer Beware: Fighting COVID Vaccine Fraud

Scams. They are as old as medicine itself. Fraudsters prey on people's fears and concerns by pretending they have a wonder drug …

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March 23, 2021

COVID Vaccine Side Effects: Is the System Working?

It's now 100 days since the first COVID shot was given in the largest mass vaccination campaign in U.S. history. With more than 2…

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March 16, 2021

Why Women Experience COVID and the Vaccines Differently Than Men

It's been one full year into the pandemic and it's clear: women are bearing the brunt of it. And it's not only because women have…

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March 9, 2021

When Can I Walk Into a Pharmacy And Get a COVID Shot?

Vaccine distribution nationwide continues to ramp up, with nearly 2-million shots being given daily. President Biden has now said…

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March 2, 2021

Latest COVID Vax: One and Done?

Millions of Americans are in line to get one of now three vaccines approved by the FDA for emergency use. The latest — Johnson & …

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March 2, 2021

Latest COVID Vax: One and Done?

Millions of Americans are in line to get one of now three vaccines approved by the FDA for emergency use. The latest — Johnson & …

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Feb. 23, 2021

What Do We Really Know About Adenovirus Vectors for Vaccines?

As the U.S. hits the half-million death mark from COVID-19 -- a grim milestone that is equal to roughly the entire population of …

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Feb. 23, 2021

What Do We Really Know About Adenovirus Vectors for Vaccines?

As the U.S. hits the half-million death mark from COVID-19 -- a grim milestone that is equal to roughly the entire population of …

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Feb. 16, 2021

Can the Same Vaccines Protect Against New COVID Strains?

As many as a dozen COVID-19 variants are knowingly circulating worldwide. Among them, B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, the highly transmissib…

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Feb. 9, 2021

COVID Vaccines: Too Risky for Some People?

Nearly 1.5 million Americans are being vaccinated every day against COVID-19. Allergic reactions have led some to question if the…

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Feb. 2, 2021

Can COVID Vaccination Become Mandatory?

New viral strains continue to spread across the country, which has added to the urgency of getting as many people vaccinated as p…

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Jan. 27, 2021

NIH Director: Collaboration Amid Chaos, and Biden's First 100 Days

A new week, and a new administration that has taken over the pandemic response. Now that 1 million vaccine doses are administered…

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Jan. 20, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Policies: Ethical Concerns

Eight COVID-19 vaccines have been approved somewhere in the world, at least for emergency use. In the U.S., only Moderna and Pfiz…

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Jan. 12, 2021

The Distribution Debacle

Vaccine distribution — it's been a rocky road. While millions of doses have been shipped, only about one-third have been administ…

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Jan. 5, 2021

How Did COVID Vaccine Development Move at Warp Speed?

As vaccine distribution ramps up across the U.S., and globally, skepticism remains. Many cite the speed at which vaccines have ro…

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Dec. 28, 2020

Why Aren't Highest-Risk People Better Represented in COVID Vaccine Tr…

Vaccination across the nation is now underway, with healthcare workers and those living and working in long-term care facilities …

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Dec. 22, 2020

How Do We Inject Confidence Into Vaccine Hesitant Americans?

With a 'return to normal' from the pandemic practically hinging on COVID-19 vaccines, how do you overcome those who are vaccine h…

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Dec. 16, 2020

What Do We Really Know About Pfizer's New COVID Vax?

The first vaccine in the U.S. has been granted Emergency Use Authorization and begun distribution and inoculation among the first…

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Dec. 9, 2020

How Do the New COVID-19 Vaccines Work?

The two vaccines showing most promise - and moving first through the regulatory process - are a new type of vaccine known as mess…

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Dec. 1, 2020

FDA Chief Vows Transparency in Vaccine Approvals

As pharmaceutical companies move at warp speed to develop a vaccine, the U.S. agency at the center of emergency approvals is "wor…

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Nov. 25, 2020

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Following the race to the COVID-19 Vaccine. Track the Vax will be a limited-series podcast with a goal of explaining how the COVI…

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