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The CDC finds no safety risks for pregnant people who get the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't seem to pose any serious risk during pregnancy, according to a preliminary study using data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The study, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, used data from CDC's smartphone-based tracking system, called V-safe, that included 35,691 vaccinated pregnant people between December 14, 2020 and February 28, 2021.
They found pregnant folks more likely to report injection site pain than non-pregnant people, but less likely to report other side effects...
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America is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, and some vaccination sites are even shutting down because of a lack of demand

America is running out of people willing to get a COVID-19 shot, and some vaccination sites are even shutting down because of a lack of demand

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US may fall short of vaccinating enough people to stop coronavirus spreading in communities because not enough Americans are willing to get a COVID-19 shot, the Kaiser Family Foundation , a leading health nonprofit, warned Tuesday.
The nation's ample vaccine supply will outstrip "vaccine enthusiasm" within two to four weeks, the KFF said. Exact timing in each state could differ, it said.
Experts have estimated that about 70% of people need to be immunized to reach herd immunity, the threshold at which the virus can no longer easily spread. This could be difficult...
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