Stories tagged: "Vaccine Explained"


Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Gov. Tom Wolf are concerned about coronavirus vaccine misinformation. (Flickr/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf)
Pennsylvania Officials Push Facts on Vaccines

Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday warned Pennsylvanians to watch out for rumors and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccines on social media.

The addition of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the United States' arsenal of COVID vaccines—which so far includes one each from Pfizer and Moderna—could make vaccinating large amounts of people easier, once the supply is ready. (Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Johnson & Johnson’s COVID Vaccine Could Be Approved Soon. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal.

If effective, Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine could quickly help large swaths of the United States develop immunity to COVID-19. That would be a game changer.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines Now in Wisconsin

Tackling some frequently asked questions about vaccines.

Graphic by Denzel Boyd
Michigan’s Daily Data: Where COVID Cases, Deaths, Recoveries, Vaccinations Stand Today

The ‘Gander is tracking the daily status of the coronavirus and its treatment in Michigan. Here’s what today looks like.

The Vaccine is Safe, Fauci Says
‘It’s About Trust’: Fauci Answers Virginia Faith Leaders’ Vaccine Questions

RICHMOND – As of Friday, there were close to 90 million cases of COVID-19 across the world.

Only 21 of the 1.9 million people who have received a shot in the first weeks of vaccination experienced severe allergic reactions, and 20 of them fully recovered. “The known and potential benefits outweigh the known and potential risks,” said Nancy Messonnier, a CDC director. (Getty Images / Westend61; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
CDC: Severe Allergic Reaction to COVID-19 Vaccines Is Rare and Shot’s Benefits Outweigh Risks

Only 21 of the 1.9 million people who got a shot during the initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout experienced severe allergic reactions. The benefits outweigh the risks, CDC experts say.

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; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
How Do You Streamline the Vaccine Process? In Richmond, You Go Online

RICHMOND-Local health districts found a way to streamline the vaccine process.