Latest News for: Against vaccines


Texas AG suing Pfizer, says company misrepresented COVID vaccine data

WPTV 01 Dec 2023
At issue was Pfizer and BioNTech saying that their COVID-19 vaccine was 95% effective against infection following its Phase 3 trial ... However, data showed that getting a bivalent booster helped give some additional protection against COVID-19-related hospitalizations in the first four months after getting the vaccine. .

Only 5% of Milwaukee residents have gotten the updated COVID-19 vaccine, despite rising hospitalizations

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 01 Dec 2023
State and federal health officials have called on people vulnerable to COVID-19 and the elderly to get the updated vaccine in order to afford themselves the most protection possible against severe illness from the virus ... The updated vaccines are expected to be effective in ...

US state takes Pfizer to court over Covid-19 shot

Russia Today 01 Dec 2023
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Thursday, alleging that the company misrepresented the effectiveness of its Covid-19 vaccine and sought to suppress public discussion of the product’s failures.

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Who should get the latest COVID-19 vaccine?

Hastings Tribune 01 Dec 2023
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved two new COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna ... By getting the updated vaccine, you are protecting yourself against the strains that are currently circulating ... Think influenza vaccines — they are all flu vaccines, but the strains they protect against change year after year.

Guest Commentary | A guide to flu vaccines and staying healthy during the holidays

Lehigh Acres Citizen 01 Dec 2023
One of the best ways to avoid getting sick during the holidays and having to potentially forgo some of your special holiday traditions and gatherings, is to make sure you’re vaccinated against the flu ... Keep in mind that after receiving the vaccine, the body needs at least ...

NHS urges people to book ‘lifesaving’ Covid and flu vaccines before Christmas

AOL 01 Dec 2023
Vaccination is the best way for people to ensure they and their families are protected against flu and Covid at Christmas, when viruses spread more easily as people spend more time indoors ... Parents should ensure that eligible children are protected against the flu with the nasal ...

Pregnant & Protected: The Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination for Those Who Are Pregnant

Independent Record 01 Dec 2023
These vaccines are updated to better protect you from current COVID-19 variants and work the same way as the previous COVID-19 vaccines ... Rest assured that scientific studies including hundreds of thousands of women around the world have shown that getting vaccinated against COVID-19 before, during or after pregnancy is safe for you and your baby.

Health department promotes vaccinations

Mount Pleasant Morning Sun 01 Dec 2023
“The vaccine protects against four different strains of flu, so even if you have had the flu this year, it is important to still get vaccinated to be fully protected.” Related Articles ... Flu vaccines protect against the flu, while COVID-19 vaccines protect against the virus that causes COVID-19.

Texas AG sues Pfizer citing misrepresentation of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy

Sierra County Sentinel 01 Dec 2023
Pfizer’s vaccine plainly was not ‘95% effective.’” ... It also states that Pfizer’s clinical trial “failed to measure whether the vaccine protects against transmission;” despite this, Pfizer “embarked on a campaign to intimidate the public into getting the vaccine as a necessary measure to protect their loved ones.”.

Pfizer is sued by Texas over COVID vaccine claims

Reuters 01 Dec 2023
He also said the pandemic got worse even after people started taking the vaccine, developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech (22UAy.DE) ... Pfizer also said its vaccine has "demonstrated a favorable safety profile in all age groups, and helped protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes, including hospitalization and death.".

COVID shot likely prevented thousands of premature births: study

Fox31 Denver 01 Dec 2023
(NewsNation) — A new study found the COVID-19 vaccine may have prevented thousands of premature births ... Researchers also found that in places with early adoption of the vaccine, the level of preterm births dropped even earlier ... Researchers noted by March of 2023, 70% of pregnant people had been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Pampanga LGU leaders join campaign against cervical cancer, kicks off free HPV vaccination for schoolkids ...

The Manila Times 01 Dec 2023
UP to 17,000 female school-aged children in Pampanga will receive much needed protection against cervical cancer since Pampanga LGU's large-scale, school-based HPV vaccination drive in the province has started ... vaccine doses, six months apart, to safeguard against cervical cancer.

Letters for Friday, December 1, 2023

The Daily Gazette 01 Dec 2023
To prevent cancer, get the HPV vaccine ... This vaccine prevents cancer ... Start the HPV vaccination series today and help protect your child against cancer ... To learn more about the HPV vaccine and CPiA, visit our Facebook page, Take Action Against Cancer, our website or call 518-770-6815.

Veterinary Vaccines Industry Gears Up to Surpass a Noteworthy US$ 20.82 Billion by 2033-FMI Report

Pharmiweb 01 Dec 2023
By 2033, it is expected that the veterinary vaccines industry would have grown from US$ 11.3 billion in 2023 to approximately US$ 20.82 billion ... By immunizing animals against zoonotic agents, veterinary vaccines act as a crucial barrier in breaking the transmission cycle and safeguarding public health.

Health officials are advising the public to get vaccinations as respiratory illnesses spread

Mountain View Voice 01 Dec 2023
As the holiday season gets into full swing, public health officials are advising the public to stay up-to-date on their vaccinations for COVID-19, flu and RSV and to stay home if unwell, among other recommendations ... Get vaccinated against COVID-19, flu and RSV ... • Adults 60 years and older can get vaccinated against RSV to prevent severe illness.