vaccine

First US immunizations could arrive on December 12

The head of the United States effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine says the first immunizations could happen on December 21. Read more on RADIO.COM for more details.
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Fauci urges face masks still needed after getting COVID vaccine: ‘Don’t know how effective it is’

Dr. Anthony Fauci said it will still be essential to wear face masks, practice social distancing and follow COVID-19 guidelines after a vaccine becomes available.
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Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine 94.5% effective in first analysis

The US-based biotech company Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective in first analysis giving hope for a possible second vaccine option against the deadly virus.
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NIH Director preaches patience on when Americans can get COVID-19 vaccine

President Donald Trump today touted a vaccine would ship within weeks to help the vulnerable population. A medical expert advises to have patience for getting a vaccine.
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Will children or pregnant women be able to get a coronavirus vaccine?

As people anxiously await new developments about potential COVID-19 vaccines, questions remain mainly on whether or not it will be sufficient. Will children or pregnant women be able to get a coronavirus vaccine?
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Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective

Pfizer says an early look at data from its potential COVID-19 vaccine shows it to more than 90% effective, a result that is much better than expected if the trend continues.
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Fauci warns early COVID vaccines will prevent symptoms, not block infection

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the main goal of an initial vaccine would be to prevent symptoms in those who test positive for the virus rather than blocking the infection completely.
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Fauci says you may have to ‘wait several months into 2021’ for COVID-19 vaccine

The nation’s leading infectious disease expert predicted that while experts may know whether a COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective by December, most of the population would likely not receive the vaccine until several months into 2021.
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Flu vaccine may offer some protection from COVID-19, early data suggests

Early data suggests that the flu vaccine may actually provide some protection against COVID-19. While it won’t prevent infection, doctors say it might prevent you from having a more serious case.
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How do antibody cocktails work?

Scientists and doctors are eagerly awaiting results of studies looking at the possibility of preventing COVID-19 through monoclonal antibodies.
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