75 Percent COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Among U.S. Hospital Workers

75 Percent COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Among U.S. Hospital Workers

An analysis conducted by WebMD and Medscape Medical News from data collected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 2,500 hospitals across the United States revealed that, as of late May 2021, one in four hospital workers caring for patients had not received a COVID-19 vaccination.1 Many Hospital Workers Are Refusing […]

Three Vaccination Sites Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Adverse Reactions

Johnson & Johnson’s [COVID-19] vaccine facing a double dose of problems. Georgia, the third state to temporarily shut down a [vaccination] site after eight [people] suffered adverse reactions to the J&J vaccine. In North Carolina, 18 people reporting side effects. In Colorado, 11 reacting to the shot, with symptoms ranging from dizziness, nausea and fainting. […]

The Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Skeptics? Frontline Health Care Workers

The Biggest COVID-19 Vaccine Skeptics? Frontline Health Care Workers

What do frontline health care workers and first responders know about COVID-19 vaccines that politicians and their public health advisers don’t? According to a January analysis by Gallup, 51 percent of health care workers and first responders polled in December 2020 were unconvinced of the merits of getting vaccinated, even if the vaccine “was free, available, […]