• CDC reports rare allergic reactions to Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine

    1 month ago - By STAT

    The Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, like the one made by Pfizer and BioNTech, appears to induce rare anaphylactic reactions in a small number of people who receive the vaccine, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest.
    As of Jan. 19, there have been 15 confirmed cases of anaphylaxis after receipt of Moderna's vaccine and 45 confirmed cases of anaphylaxis after receipt of the Pfizer vaccine, the CDC said in a statement to STAT. That works out to a rate of 2.1 cases per million doses of the Moderna vaccine and 6.2 cases per million doses of the Pfizer, according to the...
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  • STAT+: Pharmalittle: Pfizer agrees to supply Covid-19 vaccine to WHO Covax program; FDA approves first injectable HIV medicine

    1 month ago - By STAT

    And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda includes catching up on our reading, promenading a few miles with the official mascot, and taking a few naps. And what about you? This may be a good time to touch base with those feeling isolated, or you can support the local economy by placing an order with a nearby restaurant. You may also want to check on when you can get vaccinated. Well, whatever you do, have a grand time. But be safe - wear a mask. Enjoy, and see...
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