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Surprise group most fearful of vaccine

Women in their thirties are most likely to be mistrustful of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government research. A survey of 1000 Australians found 42 per cent of women aged 30 to 39 had concerns about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. Overall, 27 per cent of the population had… Read More »

Pressure mounts on PM over vaccine

Australian officials are insisting they won’t take “short cuts” on the COVID-19 vaccine as pressure mounts to roll out the vaccine as soon as possible. Hospitals in the United Kingdom have started offering the vaccine today after the UK government approved the COVID-19 jab. Labor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison Government to reconsider… Read More »

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

Health News Loading the player… Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company is on track later this month to file an emergency use application with U.S. regulators. Monday’s announcement doesn’t mean a vaccine is imminent: This interim analysis, from an… Read More »

What will FDA’s experts review at their first COVID-19 vaccine hearing? Agency documents set the tone

The countdown to the FDA’s first coronavirus vaccine hearing has begun. More than seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, with several vaccines in late-stage testing and developers preparing to file for widespread use, the FDA unveiled its plan for a Thursday advisory panel confab. Unlike a typical AdComm meeting, this one won’t revolve around a… Read More »