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COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations

COVID-19 vaccine rollout prevented up to 279,000 US deaths and 1.25 million hospitalizations, study finds A new study looked at two hypothetical scenarios: one in which no COVID-19 vaccines were administered in the U.S. and one in which half as many were given If only half as many doses had been administered, there would have… Read More »

Moderna banks $3.3B in latest COVID-19 vaccine supply deal with US, rounding out government’s earmarked doses

The U.S. has been one of Moderna’s most lucrative COVID-19 vaccine customers as the biotech vies for at least $ 19 billion in pandemic shot sales by year’s end.  Just how lucrative? As part of its latest supply deal announced last week, the U.S. will dish out $ 3.3 billion for 200 million shots from… Read More »

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »