coronavirus vaccine

Alabama COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard for January 22

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s updated vaccine dashboard shows that 223,000 people have received the COVID-19 vaccine in the state so far. For the week ending January 22, more than half received the Moderna vaccine (shown in blue) as compared to those receiving the Pfizer vaccine (shown in purple). The dashboard shows that about 502,000 doses have been delivered…

State Dashboard Shows 130,000 Alabamians Have Received COVID Vaccine

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s updated vaccine dashboard shows that 130,000 people have received the COVID-19 vaccine in the state so far. For the week ending January 16, about half have received the Pfizer vaccine (shown in purple) and the other half the Moderna vaccine (shown in blue.) The dashboard shows that about 370,000 doses have been delivered to…

Gov. Kay Ivey Gets COVID Vaccine, Calls It “A Safe Thing to Do”

Photo from Office of Gov. Kay Ivey/Hal Yeager Gov. Kay Ivey has become one of the first governors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. She received the first of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine at a Montgomery hospital on Monday, a move aimed at building public confidence in the vaccines. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris also received the vaccine. Two top…

Alabama to Get Fewer Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Doses

State health officials say Alabama will receive almost 20,000 fewer doses of coronavirus vaccine than initially planned. The change will reduce the number of people who can receive an initial dose of the Pfizer vaccine in coming days. Health officials say the reason for the change is unclear. The department says almost 4,500 people in Alabama have received initial doses…

Baptist Health Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

1/3COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3COVID-19 Vaccine – From Baptist Health Show Caption Hide Caption Baptist Health has received 3,900 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. According to Baptist Health spokesperson Kadie Agnew, a vaccine administration plan is in the works. She says it’s hoped that more…

Historic COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments Begin in the U.S.

A truck loaded with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine leaves the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Portage, Mich., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool) The first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States have pulled out of a manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The shipments this morning set in motion the biggest…

Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% Effective, Seeking Clearance Soon

Pfizer has announced more results in its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study that suggest the shots are 95% effective. The company also said that the vaccine appears to protect older people most at risk of dying from COVID-19. The surprise announcement, just a week after it first revealed promising preliminary results, comes as the company is preparing within days to formally…

Dr. Fauci: 250,000 People Have Registered to Take Part in Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified says 250,000 people have registered on a National Institutes of Heath website to take part in experimental vaccine trials. The study of the first vaccine involving 30,000 people began this week. The U.S. government plans to launch studies of additional vaccines every month through the fall. Trials are pivotal for establishing the safety and effectiveness of…