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The two-shot COVID-19 vaccine made by Novavax is 90 percent effective against the disease, the company said today. The Novavax shots are a different type of vaccine than the ones already available: it’s a protein-based vaccine that directly delivers bits of the coronavirus spike protein, which the body then makes antibodies against. Novavax tested its …

Doctors worry about a new strain of COVID-19 that could be targeting younger people. PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Health officials are raising concerns about a new COVID-19 variant that is more transmissible. The B.1.617.2 strain, officially known as the Delta variant, was detected in Arizona. TGen, a …

Speaking at his news conference, Boris Johnson begins by joking that he is disappointed the England football team cannot watch the press conference live. (They kicked off their Euro 2020 opening match a few minutes ago). He says the world is looking to the G7 leaders to move beyond the sometimes “nationalistic” and selfish initial …

INDIANAPOLIS – Workers for IU Health gathered with supporters Saturday to protest the health provider’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Dozens attends the Saturday afternoon demonstration behind IU Fairbanks Hall. IU Health is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 1. Those who fail to do so face termination. There are some exemptions …

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world  The Associated Press Biden announces US will donate 500 million Covid-19 vaccines  CNN Heart inflammation in young men higher than expected after Pfizer, Moderna vaccines -U.S. CDC  Yahoo News Biden is showing that the U.S. can help vaccinate the world — and lead it  The Washington Post Biden Meets …

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UF Health Jacksonville is part of Moderna’s clinical trials to make coronavirus vaccines available to the youngest children in the U.S. The trial, underway right now, is to determine if the vaccine is safe and effective younger than age 2. The first children taking part in the UF Health Jacksonville trial were immunized …

Northwest Michigan Health Services is keeping up with their work to help vaccinate rural parts of Northwest Michigan.    They say parts of the areas they service lack the resources they need to get the vaccine. Northwest Michigan Health Services says they’ve been working with community organizations to pinpoint where the vaccines are needed. Director …

INDIANAPOLIS — Some IU Health workers don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine. They are planning a protest Saturday against the requirement from their employer. IU Health is requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 1 or lose their job. “You get the vaccine or you lose your ability to provide for your …

More than three quarters of people age 65 and older in Austin-Travis County are fully vaccinated, public health officials said Tuesday. For the entire eligible population – that’s people 12 years and older – the number is more than 54 percent. The area remains in stage 2 of Austin Public Health’s risk-based guidelines, and the …

St. Petersburg (Russia): As Indian companies get ready to manufacture Russian-made Sputnik V anti-Covid vaccine to meet the staggering demand in the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia is the only country in the world which is ready to transfer technology and to expand production abroad, and noted that the vaccine was …