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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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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