Russia’s COVID Vaccine Rush Job Is Nearly as Effective as Moderna and Pfizer

Sputnik V—the Russian-developed COVID-19 vaccine with an accelerated development and approval that raised eyebrows among scientists—seems to actually work well, according to a study published in the Lancet medical journal Tuesday. The early results of a phase 3 clinical trial with nearly 22,000 participants between November and September showed that the Sputnik V vaccine was […]

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GOP Lawmaker Who Proposed Bigfoot Hunting Season Now Wants to Know If Vaccines Track You. (They Don’t.)

Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey talks to reporters following a Public Health Committee at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.(Steve Gooch//The Oklahoman via AP) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The Oklahoma state lawmaker who once called pregnant women “hosts” and recently proposed a […]

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Thousands of COVID Vaccine Appointments Are Being Canceled Because of Supply Problems

Some local officials around the U.S. are canceling thousands of hard-to-get coronavirus vaccine appointments—another setback that could derail an already-troubled national public health campaign. From New York City to South Carolina, officials have rescheduled or canceled appointments, citing various problems with supply. The missed appointments, which come as some city officials warn they’re also running […]

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People Will Start Receiving Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine Next Week, HHS Secretary Says

Care home staff receive the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast, Wednesday December 9, 2020. (Liam McBurney/PA Wire URN:57021861 // Press Association via AP Images) The Food and Drug Administration will grant emergency approval for Pfizer and BioNTech’s  coronavirus vaccine, and vaccinations will begin next week, Health and Human Services […]

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