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Debunking Social Media Myth, Study Finds COVID Vaccine Won’t Harm Placenta

WEDNESDAY, May 12, 2021 — Contrary to misleading reports spread on social media, a new study finds the COVID-19 vaccine does no damage to the placenta in pregnancy. In a study of placentas from patients who were vaccinated for COVID-19 during pregnancy, researchers found no evidence of any harm. “The placenta is like the black… Read More »

Vaccine designer Kizzmekia Corbett takes coronavirus research to Harvard

Loading the player… The U.S. government scientist who helped design one of the first COVID-19 vaccines and then tackled skepticism of the shots in communities of color is moving to Harvard in June. Kizzmekia Corbett of the National Institutes of Health will take her research into next-generation vaccines for coronaviruses to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of… Read More »

Emergent BioSolutions’ plant behind the lost J&J vaccine batch hit with several FDA red flags last year: report

With Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout off to a slower than expected start, the recent news that millions of doses were ruined in a production error came as a rude awakening. But the Emergent BioSolutions plant at the heart of the issue has faced scrutiny for its shortcomings from federal regulators before. An FDA investigator last… Read More »

Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »