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Yes, most Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine recipients are now eligible for a booster shot
Adults who received a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at least two months ago are eligible for a booster shot of either J&J, Moderna or Pfizer.
Facebook, YouTube remove Bolsonaro video over vaccine claims
Both social media platforms said the video, in which the Brazilian president made false claims, violated their policies.
Yes, you can now 'mix and match' the COVID-19 vaccine booster shots in the US
The FDA authorized "mixing and matching" COVID-19 vaccine booster shots of the Johnson & Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
COVID: Booster shots could soon be recommended for people as young as 40, source says
Originally Published: 20 OCT 21 02:16 ET
Eric Rubin, Renee Salas elected to National Academy of Medicine
October 18, 2021 - Two researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Eric Rubin and Renee Salas, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Japan's Plummeting COVID-19 Cases Create Mysterious Success Story
(TOKYO) Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story.
Meet Peter Graven, the brains behind those forecasts showing how Covid is spreading in Oregon - Portland Business Journal
Early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, Peter Graven predicted that Oregon would need 1,000 regular hospital beds and 400 ICU beds specifically for patients who contracted the virus.
Coronavirus FAQ: I'm vaccinated. Is it OK to sing into a karaoke mic again?
Each week, we answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis.
FDA panel to discuss J&J COVID-19 booster shots Friday
Earlier this week, a U.S. study suggested Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients got even greater protection when getting a booster shot from Moderna or Pfizer.
Deaths from tuberculosis rose in 2020, for the first time in a decade, the W.H.O. says.
Deaths from tuberculosis, the world's biggest infectious disease killer until the Covid-19 pandemic arrived, have increased for the first time in more than a decade, totaling more than 1.5 million people in 2020.