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1/6/2021 Vaccinations underway, small Pacific nation eyes herd immunity NY Daily News ... to the health ministry. Health care providers and first responders were placed at the front of the line to receive the two-dose regimen. Palau, formerly under U.S. administration, received a shipment through an Operation Warp Speed program that allocates vaccine shipments based to population size. (ShutterStock) Palau, formerly under U.S. administration, received its shipment through an Operation Warp Speed program that allocates vaccine shipments corresponding to population size. The ...
1/6/2021 U.S. vaccination campaign runs far behind schedule LA Times World & Nation U.S. vaccination campaign runs far behind schedule People stood in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area in the San Fernando Valley. The doses were intended for distribution to healthcare workers who signed up online; apparently, some others were able to get the vaccine. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) PrintOperation Warp Speed promised to accelerate the development, manufacturing and distribution ...
1/6/2021 FDA Correct to Turn Down Proposed Half-Dosing of Moderna Vaccine, Experts Say fdanews.com ... BioNTech’s vaccines instead of trying different dosing schedules.The FDA’s recommendation late Monday night ( DID , Jan. 5 ) came in response to a strategy proposed by Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser of HHS’ Operation Warp Speed , aimed at vaccinating more people with Moderna’s vaccine by halving the dosing regimen for patients age 18 to 55. The strategy, which was put forward as the government’s vaccination efforts move ...
1/5/2021 FDA warns against half-dosing COVID vaccines, citing ‘significant risk’ to public health NY Daily News U.K. girl uses her toy unicorn’s fake passport to get through Turkish customs: report Speculation about changing the FDA’s vaccine recommendations began spreading over the weekend after Dr. Moncef Slaoui, an advisor with the government’s Operation Warp Speed , said authorities were looking into whether two half-doses of the Moderna vaccine would be enough for some people. Slaoui told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday ...
1/5/2021 Holiday COVID-19 Surge, Vaccine Distribution Problems Delay Herd Immunity Newsweek ... COVID-19 vaccine would start to become widely available this spring, but noted, "It's hard to estimate."Last year, President Donald Trump said 300 million doses would be available this month as part of Operation Warp Speed , the program for quick development and approval of a vaccine to counter the coronavirus.The figure was wildly optimistic. Drug manufacturers soon reduced production estimates. Alex Azar, secretary of the U.S. Department of ...
1/4/2021 A Peek Into The Markets: US Stock Futures Climb Ahead Of First Trading Session Of 2021 Benzinga Pre-open moversU.S. stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade on the first day of the new year. Operation Warp Speed Chief Adviser Moncef Slaoui said Sunday that Moderna Inc’s (NASDAQ: MRNA ) coronavirus vaccine could be administered at half the regular volume to some people in order to bolster availability..The manufacturing PMI for December is scheduled for release at 9:45 a.m. ET, while data on ...
1/4/2021 US officials are considering giving people 2 half doses of Moderna's COVID-19 shot to speed up rollout, vaccine chief Slaoui says Business Insider President Donald Trump and Moncef Slaoui, chief advisor of Operation Warp Speed . Reuters Operation Warp Speed and the US Food and Drug Administration are in talks with drugmaker Moderna to give out its COVID-19 vaccine in half-volume doses, Moncef Slaoui told CBS' Face the Nation Sunday. As a result, the US could vaccinate twice as many people with its current supply, and the smaller doses would induce an ...
1/4/2021 New year, same problems Politico ... that Quick Fix — Public health experts are furious about the slow pace of vaccinations , with the nation falling well short of the Trump administration's stated goal.— Halving doses could speed up vaccinations , Operation Warp Speed 's top science adviser suggested on Sunday.— President Donald Trump continues to spread misinformation about the pandemic while claiming he doesn't get "any credit for my work."IT's 2021 PULSE — Where millions ...
1/4/2021 Moderna raises 2021 vaccine output outlook by 20% to at least 600 million Fortune ... the U.S. is considering cutting Moderna’s dosage levels by half for those 18 to 55 to boost the amount of vaccine available. Speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, Moncef Slaoui, Operation Warp Speed ’s chief scientific adviser, said there is evidence that a half-dose provides the same level of protection as a full dose.A Moderna spokesman declined to comment about any potential ongoing regulatory ...
1/4/2021 US, UK Officials Seek to Stretch Vaccine Doses - WebMD WebMD ... seconds.The U.S. government is considering cutting doses of the two-shot Moderna coronavirus vaccine in half in an attempt to potentially double the number of vaccinations , Moncef Slaoui, PhD, the scientific head of Operation Warp Speed , said Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation .Slaoui said research shows that two 50-microgram doses of the Moderna vaccine have the same result in people 18-55 years old as two 100 ...
1/3/2021 Feds may cut Moderna vaccine doses in half so more people get shots, Warp Speed adviser says Politico ... government is in talks with Moderna about giving half the recommended dose of the company's Covid-19 shot to speed up immunization efforts, the head of the Trump administration's vaccine rollout said on Sunday. Operation Warp Speed chief adviser Moncef Slaoui said there is evidence that two half doses in people between the ages of 18 and 55 gives “identical immune response” to the recommended one hundred micorogram dose ...
1/3/2021 Morgan Grifith: Operation Warp Speed augustafreepress.com Morgan Grifith: Operation Warp Speed 00 Morgan GriffithThe year 2020 was a difficult one, but as the year draws to a close, I want to highlight something about the year that went right.Operation Warp Speed accomplished what had been considered nearly impossible: the development, manufacture, and distribution of a safe and effective vaccine to combat COVID-19.President Trump announced Operation Warp Speed in May. His Administration recognized ...
1/3/2021 Sally Pipes: COVID vaccinations are going much too slowly — here's how to speed them up and save lives dieselgasoil.com ... in American communities to dramatically speed our unacceptably slow pace vaccinations.DR. MARC SIEGEL: COVID VACCINATIONS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY — GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IN VACCINE HISTORYTop officials in charge of the federal government’s Operation Warp Speed had set a goal of vaccinating 20 million Americans by the end of 2020.But according to a count by Bloomberg News , as of Saturday night nearly 4.3 million vaccines had been administered ...
1/3/2021 Transcript: Moncef Slaoui on "Face the Nation," January 3, 2021 CBS News The following is a transcript of an interview with Operation Warp Speed Chief Adviser Moncef Slaoui that aired Sunday, January 3, 2021, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to go now to the chief adviser for the US vaccine effort, that's Operation Warp Speed . Dr. Moncef Slaoui joins us from Miami. Good morning to you, Dr..DOCTOR MONCEF SLAOUI: Good morning, MARGARET.MARGARET BRENNAN: Have U.S. officials given ...
1/3/2021 Analysis: Some said the vaccine rollout would be a ‘nightmare.’ They were right bemidjipioneer.com ... an apt description.Dozens of states say they didn’t receive nearly the number of promised doses. Pfizer says millions of doses sat in its storerooms, because no one from President Donald Trump’s Operation Warp Speed task force told them where to ship them. A number of states have few sites that can handle the ultra-cold storage required for the Pfizer product, so, for example, front-line workers ...