COVID-19 vaccination in the United States

Poll: Blacks Report BDO "Very Helpful" in Vaccine Decision

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:35pm

b'CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackDoctor.org (BDO) has been leading the charge in COVID-19 vaccine education since the beginning of the pandemic.

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  • b'CHICAGO, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlackDoctor.org (BDO) has been leading the charge in COVID-19 vaccine education since the beginning of the pandemic.
  • That\'s over two-thirds of over 1600 respondents saying that BDO helped their decision to get vaccinated.
  • BDO polled their audience throughout the pandemic to gauge attitudes and concerns about the vaccines and identified a significant shift.
  • Vaccine hesitancy by Blacks was averaging around 60% but later dropped down to only 22% saying they will not get the vaccine.\nBDO recognized Blacks need information about when, where, and how to get the vaccine.

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccinations Available at Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee Publix Pharmacies

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 7:00pm

b'Starting May 3, Publix Pharmacy locations in Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee will accept walk-in customers who want to get the COVID\xe2\x80\x9119 vaccine, in addition to those who schedule appointments online.

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  • b'Starting May 3, Publix Pharmacy locations in Alabama, North Carolina and Tennessee will accept walk-in customers who want to get the COVID\xe2\x80\x9119 vaccine, in addition to those who schedule appointments online.
  • Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals ages 18 and older, while supplies last.\nWalk-in customers may choose between the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
  • However, appointments are encouraged for the most efficient vaccination experience and to ensure the preferred vaccine is available.
  • The Johnson & Johnson vaccine requires only one dose.\nAppointments are required in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia and are available in all seven states where we have stores.

Select Georgia and Tennessee Publix Pharmacies to Administer Johnson & Johnson COVID‑19 Vaccine

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

Publix Pharmacy is expanding administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine into Georgia and Tennessee.

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  • Publix Pharmacy is expanding administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine into Georgia and Tennessee.
  • This is the first time the company is providing COVID-19 vaccinations in Tennessee and the first time providing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Georgia.
  • The vaccine will be available at 21 Georgia and 23 Tennessee Publix Pharmacy locations.
  • Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Florida, South Carolina and Virginia locations.

Press release - COVID-19: latest on evaluation and authorisation of vaccines

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 4:01pm

They will also discuss the EMAs recent evaluation of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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  • They will also discuss the EMAs recent evaluation of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
  • When: Tuesday 23 March 2021, 10.00-11.00 (indicative timing)

    Where: European Parliament in Brussels, room Paul-Henri Spaak (3C050) and videoconference

    You can watch the debate live here.

  • Background

    Following positive scientific recommendations, the EMA has authorised four vaccines against COVID-19 for use in the EU (BioNTech-Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson).

  • The EMA also started a rolling review of the Sputnik V vaccine (which is not part of the EUs COVID-19 vaccines portfolio).