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Covid-19 news: UK approves Pfizer and AstraZeneca booster shots

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Vials of Pfizer/ BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 11am on 10 September Two covid-19 vaccines approved in UK for potential use as… Read More »

COVID-19 vaccinations in rural areas hit fastest pace in 6 weeks: report

Nearly 300,000 Americans in rural areas completed a COVID-19 vaccination series last week, translating to the largest weekly gain since mid-July, per data published by the nonprofit Center for Rural Strategies. While rural counties logged about 150,000 weekly vaccinations by late July, the figure has since climbed to 292,898, according to the report. Also, the… Read More »

US CDC recommends third dose of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for immunocompromised people

Immunocompromised people who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines should receive a third dose to improve their chances of developing an adequate antibody response, the US Centers for Disease Control recommended earlier this month. The recommendation applies to people who are receiving immunosuppressive treatment for cancer and to people with HIV with low CD4… Read More »