coronavirus vaccine

Power outage causes 165 doses of COVID vaccine to be thrown out

High winds lead to a power outage that impacted a shipment of COVID vaccines. A total of 165 doses of the Moderna vaccine had to be thrown out after a refrigerator stopped working at a medical office in Colorado.
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Some voice outrage after 2 million smokers are given COVID vaccine priority

One state’s COVID-19 vaccine eligibility now includes more than 2 million people who smoke cigarettes, and some are criticizing the decision. Read more on RADIO.COM
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Federal vaccine reserve has already been emptied, dashing hopes of a surge in supply

When Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar announced this week that the federal government would begin releasing coronavirus vaccine doses that were being held in reserve for second shots, it turns out that no such reserve existed.
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Some are failing, others flying — see how your state is doing in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine

Not unlike the rollout of COVID-19 testing, vaccine distribution in the U.S. has been a dismal failure. The virus continues to deluge states, closing ICUs and forcing patients entering emergency rooms to wait for hours before being treated.
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Rumors of surplus doses cause chaos at COVID-19 vaccination site

A false online rumor of available COVID-19 vaccine doses caused chaos at a mass vaccination site in New York City on Thursday evening. On Friday, people with appointments were being turned away. Find out more on RADIO.COM.
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Moderna CEO warns that COVID-19 may stick around ‘forever’

Coronavirus may be here to stay for good, at least according to Moderna’s CEO. Stephane Bancel warned that he believes the novel virus will be around ‘forever’ even with vaccines. Read the full story now.
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How long does it take for the COVID vaccine to give you immunity?

While the FDA has approved both Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for widespread use, millions of Americans have been waiting for their opportunity to receive the vaccine. How long does it take for COVID vaccine to give you immunity?
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Fauci reveals when theaters and music venues could reopen if COVID vaccine rollout succeeds

In a conversation hosted by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, Fauci gave a timeline for the resumption of live performances.
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US speeding up vaccine distribution with key changes to strategy

Saying states have been too narrowly focused in doling out vaccines, the Trump administration is now urging them to speed up distribution to the elderly and stop holding back doses for the second shot.
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Martha Stewart receives COVID vaccine, tells fans she 'waited in line with others'

Martha Stewart received the coronavirus vaccine, telling fans she ‘waited in line with others.’ The lifestyle guru shared a video of the vaccination to Instagram, saying, ‘I am in the approved age group for this batch of vaccines.’
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