Japanese scientists have developed a vaccine that successfully stopped five different types of coronaviruses, including COVID-19.
Stopping the source: The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, looked at ways to halt future pandemics by vaccinating against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-related) coronaviruses, a species of viruses consisting of many known strains.
Kids all over California have returned to school, but in a time where COVID-19 or the delta variant is on every parent’s mind, what can be done to get the peace of mind that their children are safe in the classroom?
California state officials have taken some of the most progressive steps in the country to ensure that schools open up safely and take every measure to protect staff and students. The state has set aside $25 billion for schools to upgrade classroom ventilation, hire more teachers and staff, provide COVID-19 testing, mental health resources and more.
The threat of other (and more dangerous) variants is always out there. The COVID vaccine is literally the best shot you can get to protect yourself.
Since our world was rocked by the outbreak of the pandemic, one thing is clear – we have a new normal ahead of us.
Especially with the risk of the more recent Delta variant (and others that may follow) looming on the horizon, it’s only becoming more important and necessary to get vaccinated in California, whether it’s for your own personal safety or to protect those around you.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPOs) have reportedly seized thousands of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards from China at the port of Memphis, Tenn.
Contraband: Suspicious shipments originating from Shenzhen, China, with recipients across the country, were found to contain fake vaccination cards with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) logo on them, the agency revealed in a press release.
Ross Butler and Lana Condor sat down with Vice President Kamala Harris to encourage people to get vaccinated.
“Every Shot Matters”: Harris met up with the two stars during a recent trip to Atlanta to discuss the importance of vaccinations, according to Popsugar.
A video of an Illinois gymnast “flexing” his COVID-19 vaccination card after nailing a vault routine has recently gone viral.
What happened: Evan Manivong, a sophomore at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, tucked a white card into his jersey during an Illinois meet against Minnesota on March 22, according to the Chicago Tribune.
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a surprise concert at the Berkshire Community College during an observation period after receiving his second dose of COVID-19 vaccine over the weekend.
The 65-year-old musician was waiting at the vaccination site for his 15-minute observation period on Saturday when he decided to “give something back,” Richard Hall of the Berkshire COVID-19 Vaccine Collaborative told The Berkshire Eagle.
Creator of Free Website for COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Uses Platform to Raise Anti-Asian Hate Awareness
After creating a website that helps New Yorkers find COVID-19 vaccines, a software developer is using his new platform to take a stand against anti-Asian hate.
What is TurboVax: Last month, Huge Ma launched TurboVax, a website that “finds appointments from 53 city and state-run vaccine sites in the NYC area.” TurboVax makes it easier for New York City residents to locate available vaccines and also book vaccine appointments, according to ABC News.
Lining up for the vaccine: A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center revealed that 83% of English-speaking Asian Americans said they “would definitely or probably get vaccinated,” Business Insider reported.
A Filipina British nurse took part in the historic first COVID-19 vaccination in the world, administering the Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine to a patient in the U.K. on Tuesday.
“I’m very proud to be saying to everyone ‘I’m a Filipino British making history.'” – ❤️ pic.twitter.com/clE7KCVfMQ
A biopharmaceutical company in China has announced promising results in the first two phases of clinical trials for its candidate COVID-19 vaccine.
Based in Beijing, the company Sinovac Biotech said CoronaVac showed “positive preliminary results” in phases I and II of its trials involving a total of 743 healthy volunteers aged 18 to 59.