Stories tagged: "coronavirus vaccine"


President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 6% of Black Americans Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

Southern Nevada Health District nurse Daliah Rubio administers a a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination to Victor Rodriguez, 70, of Nevada, at Jerome Mack Middle School on January 29, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Southern Nevada Health District is operating the site as a pop-up clinic for seniors age 70 and older.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
After 22 Million Doses, CDC Says COVID Vaccines Appear to Be Safe

Of the millions of vaccines administered in the United States, only 71 people have had a serious reaction.

Cropped hand wearing a nitrile glove holding a Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe
Federal Mismanagement Derailed Michigan’s COVID Response—Again

The lack of an efficient federal strategy set Michigan’s vaccination campaign back, but progress is already being made to right the ship, officials say.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun gets vaccinated to continue her work in emergency medicine alongside charting Michigan coronavirus policy.
Keep Going Michigan: The Largest Vaccination Campaign in Human History Is Here

The ambitious vaccination campaign will define 2021 as much as the pandemic defined 2020. Here's how Michiganders can do their part.

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)
The Vaccine Is Here, and Made in Michigan

The super-cold, super potent vaccine for the coronavirus developed by Pfizer and manufactured in Kalamazoo is ready to start saving lives.

A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Pfizer Vaccine Meets FDA Criteria, Final Approval Could Come in Days

But earlier this year the Trump administration decided not to buy an additional 500 million doses of the vaccine.