First Corona Vaccines!

“Putnam County also received its first shipment of vaccine on Tuesday, County Executive MaryEllen Odell¬†announced via press release. The county health department got 600 doses of the Moderna vaccine, and on Thursday will begin inoculating staff and residents of facilities managed by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Mental Health, and OfficeContinue reading “First Corona Vaccines!”

AstraZeneca’s vaccine reported confusing trial results

Previously researched by Oxford and AstraZeneca, a “90% effective” CoViD vaccine was only applied at a reduced dose in people under age 55. What was hoped to be ready by year’s end will now need further research. More trials will compare the reduced dose to a standard two-pair dosing of the vaccination. ‘Mr. Pangalos saidContinue reading “AstraZeneca’s vaccine reported confusing trial results”

CoViD Vaccine begins phase III trial

Moderna, a medical researcher, completed a phase II trial for a Corona vaccine yesterday. Their vaccine produces anti-bodies against SARS-CoV-2 & also prevents the virus from entering cells. Info on the next phase III trial, including the ~30,000 vaccinations it will entail, is located here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/14/health/moderna-coronavirus-vaccine-phase-1-study/index.html