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First Pfizer Vaccine Doses Administered in Montgomery

  Just one day after Baptist South saw its highest COVID-19 hospitalizations, the first three Pfizer vaccines were administered in Montgomery. Three healthcare employees (Pulmonologist Dr. David Thrasher, Lab team member, Amy Bohannon, and RN/emergency department Jared Knighting,) met the requirements for the vaccine. All were included in Phase 1A, were eligible and were interested in taking the vaccine. All…

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

Alabama doctors become the first people in the state to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Walter Doty IV, MD, and Ravi Nallamothu, MD, received the first doses Tuesday morning at Southeast Health in Dothan. The doses were administered by Chris Holland, RN, Director of Surgical Services at Southeast Health. The first doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to…

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 Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine May Be 90% Effective

Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. Monday’s announcement doesn’t mean a vaccine is imminent. The interim analysis, from independent data monitors, looked at 94 infections recorded so far in a study that has enrolled nearly 44,000 people. Pfizer did not provide any more details about those cases,…