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“No one is safe until everyone is safe”

On Feb 2, 2021
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#GoodDayBIO: @DrMichelleBIO joins CNN to discuss vaccine distribution. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recommends 25 actions to meet our climate goals – and it’s no surprise that biotech has a key role in many of them. https://t.co/wnA6dOTsHk
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Should we hold back vaccines for second doses? Dr. Michelle answers on CNN. Meanwhile, the OECD recommends 25 actions to meet our climate goals—and it’s no surprise that biotech has a key role in many of them. (948 words, 4 minutes, 44 seconds)

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On Feb 2, 2021
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#GoodDayBIO: @DrMichelleBIO joins CNN to discuss vaccine distribution. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recommends 25 actions to meet our climate goals – and it’s no surprise that biotech has a key role in many of them. https://t.co/wnA6dOTsHk
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“No one is safe until everyone is safe”

“No one is safe until everyone is safe”

Should we hold back vaccines for second doses? Dr. Michelle answers on CNN. Meanwhile, the OECD recommends 25 actions to meet our climate goals—and it’s no surprise that biotech has a key ...

Why is no one safe until everyone is safe during a pandemic?

Why is no one safe until everyone is safe during a pandemic?

No one is safe until everyone is safe. This phrase has become a slogan for global health figures but what does it mean in the worldwide COVID-19 response?

“This is the time for us to talk about the science”

“This is the time for us to talk about the science”

COVID-19 vaccines are here—but how do we ensure people will get them when it’s their turn? BIO’s Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath discussed this on CNN. Meanwhile, 2021 is shaping up to be a ...

Despite officials’ warnings and pleas, travel over Thanksgiving is expected to hit a pandemic peak.

Despite officials’ warnings and pleas, travel over Thanksgiving is expected to hit a pandemic peak.

The nation’s health experts on Sunday pleaded with Americans to stay home over the Thanksgiving holiday and forgo any plans to travel or celebrate at large family gatherings, even as ...

Vaccines could be out by the end of 2020, but reaching everyone will take time

Vaccines could be out by the end of 2020, but reaching everyone will take time

The past few weeks have been nothing but good news for COVID-19 vaccines. But even with these rapid developments, life won't bounce back to normal right away.

What is herd immunity and how do we reach it?

What is herd immunity and how do we reach it?

Most experts agree containment of Covid-19 is no longer possible, but what is the threshold for reaching herd immunity?

Friday, Jan 8 2021

Friday, Jan 8 2021

TGIF! Today’s health roundup covers the deadliest day of the pandemic, good vaccine news, covid symptoms and spread, the ACA, Medicaid and more.

How a coronavirus vaccine will get to market

How a coronavirus vaccine will get to market

Here's a look at some of the top contenders in the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as the challenges public health officials will face when that vaccine is finally ready for ...

Measles Outbreak: Children of Anti-vaxxers Are Asking How to Get Vaccinated Without Their Parents Knowing

Measles Outbreak: Children of Anti-vaxxers Are Asking How to Get Vaccinated Without Their Parents Knowing

Last year, the U.S. saw the second-highest rates of measles since the disease was eliminated in 2000, partly due to parents not getting their children immunized. 

EXPLAINER-I just got a COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

EXPLAINER-I just got a COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

Here is what people getting the COVID-19 vaccine should expect

Why people might be worried about taking the COVID-19 vaccine—and why they don’t need to be

Why people might be worried about taking the COVID-19 vaccine—and why they don’t need to be

There are some common concerns about the new vaccines that are driving a reluctance to take them. Here’s how you can ease people’s minds.

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

WHO and UNICEF call for immediate efforts to vaccinate all children as new data shows that, before the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine coverage stalled at 85 per cent for nearly a decade, with ...

Measles has come back with a vengeance in the last several years

Measles has come back with a vengeance in the last several years

The steep number of measles cases in 2019 doesn’t bode well for 2020, considering disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Side Effects and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Expect

Side Effects and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Expect

It’s totally normal to experience side effects from COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s what you need to know.

Data fuel debate over whether J&J’s one-dose Covid vaccine will measure up

Data fuel debate over whether J&J’s one-dose Covid vaccine will measure up

The company published data showing the vaccine provided participants in a clinical trial with at least some immunity after one dose. 

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout has been sluggish. Here's how we can speed it up

The Covid-19 vaccine rollout has been sluggish. Here's how we can speed it up

Almost four weeks after the first American was vaccinated against the coronavirus, just 5.3 million in the country have received one of the shots.

Africa: WHO and UNICEF Warn of a Decline in Vaccinations During COVID-19

Africa: WHO and UNICEF Warn of a Decline in Vaccinations During COVID-19

Press Release - WHO and UNICEF call for immediate efforts to vaccinate all children as new data shows that, before the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine coverage stalled at 85 per cent for nearly ...

Russia publishes virus vaccine results, weeks after approval

Russia publishes virus vaccine results, weeks after approval

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian scientists have belatedly published first results from early trials into the experimental Sputnik V vaccine, which received government approval last month but drew...

When your chance for a COVID-19 shot comes, don’t worry which one it is

When your chance for a COVID-19 shot comes, don’t worry which one it is

When getting vaccinated against COVID-19, there’s no sense being picky about your shot. Experts say you should take the first authorized vaccine that’s offered.

Covid-19 vaccines are great — here’s why you also still need to wear a mask for now

Covid-19 vaccines are great — here’s why you also still need to wear a mask for now

What we know and don’t know about how Covid-19 vaccines slow the spread of the virus.