COVID-19 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…

Thousands of People Flocking to COVID-19 Vaccine Locations Across Alabama

Thousands of people showed up at sites from the Alabama Gulf Coast to the Tennessee Valley as Alabama began vaccinating senior citizens for COVID-19. People spent the night in cars waiting for shots in Baldwin County as health workers began immunizing people early Tuesday. County health workers in Huntsville vaccinated 500 people on Monday although only 300 people had appointments….

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…

Alabama’s Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout Moving Slower Than Expected

Alabama is still in phase 1-A of vaccinations , which includes healthcare workers and long term care facility residents. Earlier this week the state began allowing people 75 years old and up, and certain first responders such as EMT’s to receive vaccinations. So far Alabama has received around 300,000 doses of the vaccine, and not everyone who is eligible is…

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…

Find Out What Hospitals in Alabama Received the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

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Baptist Health Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

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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…

U.S. Allows Emergency COVID-19 Vaccine in Bid to End Pandemic

The U.S. has given the final go-ahead to the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine, launching emergency vaccinations in a bid to end the pandemic. Shots will begin in a few days after Friday’s decision by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA called the vaccine from Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech safe and strongly protective. But initial doses are scarce…

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Faces Last Hurdle Before US Decision

WASHINGTON (AP) – Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine faces one final hurdle before an expected decision to greenlight the shot for use in millions of Americans. Food and Drug Administration advisers meet Thursday to scrutinize the company’s data for any red flags or oversights. The public review comes as U.K. regulators investigate two apparent cases of allergic reaction to the vaccine. Safety…