You've Had COVID: 1 Vaccine Dose May Be Enough
New, small studies found patients previously infected with COVID who were given their first vaccine dose showed the sort of robust immune response that people tend to have following their second "booster" dose.
11 Feb 09:00 · WebMD
You received a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?
After you receive the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, what can you safely do? An infectious disease specialist answers your questions.
11 Feb 21:51 · ABC7 Los Angeles
What you should know about the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine which started today
The second shot of the vaccine against COVID-19 was rolled out today, 28 days after the drive was launched.Automated SMS message as well as direct phone calls are being made to ensure that the eligible recipients turn up for what will be a logistical challenge for the campaign, which is the largest in the world.
13 Feb 16:18 · Oneindia
People who had COVID-19 may only need one vaccine dose, Fauci says
Officials are looking into the possibility of giving only one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to people who had already been infected with the virus, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. The Director of the
21 Feb 16:39 · New York Post
One dose of COVID-19 vaccine may be good for recovered patients
Could one shot of a coronavirus vaccine be sufficient if you suffered a case of COVID-19 earlier in the pandemic?
12 Feb 08:05 · UPI
UAE: I got a COVID-19 infection after the first dose of the vaccine. What should I do?
UAE’s health authorities clarify the steps vaccine recipients need to take
17 Feb 14:07 · Gulf News
Seniors need assurance of second dose of covid vaccine
Snohomish County Health Officer Dr. Chris Spitters’ comments in the Feb. 2, 2021 KING-TV interview about covid vaccinations in the county were disturbing and disheartening. Dr. Spitters said that “the estimated short-term benefit of a single dose is about 90 percent efficacy” and that “I realize it’s frustrating but I don’t think it’s dangerous what’s going on with these challenges (of getting the second vaccine to people). What could he possibly be basing these assertions on?
14 Feb 09:30 · HeraldNet
Covid-19: Could a single vaccine dose be enough for people previously infected?
TEL AVIV, Feb13 ― According to a new study, a single dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has been found to provoke a strong immune response in previously infected individuals. If confirmed, these findings could help shape future vaccination policies in the most severely affected countries. Researchers...
13 Feb 00:50 · Malaymail
People who have had COVID should get single vaccine dose, studies suggest
Nearly 30 million people in the United States — and probably many others whose illnesses were never diagnosed — have been infected with the coronavirus so far. Should these people still be vaccinated?
19 Feb 23:43 · Bdnews24
People Who Have Had Covid Should Get Single Vaccine Dose, Studies Suggest
New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels in those who have recovered from the coronavirus.
22 Apr 13:09 · NY Times
People previously infected with COVID-19 respond strongly to one dose of Pfizer vaccine
Although clinical trial data are encouraging, real-world evidence with regard to the COVID-19 vaccine remains scarce. In particular, response to the vaccine among those previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 is still not completely understood.
12 Feb 05:11 · News-Medical.net
Health workers should take second dose of Covid vaccine: Dr Dutta
All health workers should take the second dose of corona vaccine without hesitation as it helps to create antibodies to fight the virus, the Dean of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College here, Dr Vishnu Dutta, said on Thursday. Dr Dutta along with other doctors received the second dose of the
19 Feb 00:00 · The Pioneer
One dose of Covid vaccine giving 67% protection after three weeks, expert says
Prof Tim Spector, who leads the ZOE COVID Symptom Study app, said preliminary real-world findings suggests there's no protection in the first two weeks after a vaccine - but it rises quickly after that
14 Feb 10:05 · mirror
Covid-19: J&J vaccine more attractive due to one dose, says Dr Adham Baba
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 18 — Malaysia finds the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine more attractive as recipients need to take only one dose, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. “The Johnson & Johnson vaccine uses a one-dose method and thus makes it very attractive to use,” he told...
18 Feb 07:41 · Malaymail
Goa govt starts giving second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Ranganath Bhojje, a healthcare worker from Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), in Panaji was the first person to get the vaccine shot on January 16, when the nationwide vaccination programme had started.
13 Feb 09:46 · The Economic Times
1 Covid vaccine dose 85% effective; 2 doses prevent death
Israeli data supports UK’s decision to delay second dose and shows that second dose is 98.9% effective at preventing death in case of Covid infection.
21 Feb 09:09 · ISRAEL21c
COVID-19: Oman begins administering 2nd dose of Pfizer vaccine from today
Vaccination programme is expected to move ahead seamlessly
14 Feb 09:58 · Gulf News
Widely unfair: UN says 130 countries haven't received Covid-19 vaccine dose
While addressing a high-level meeting of the UN Security Council, Guterres said that 130 countries have not received a single dose of vaccine
18 Feb 01:52 · Business-Standard
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 85% effective after single dose, Israeli researchers find
A vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech cut symptomatic COVID-19 disease by 85% after the first dose, according to Israeli researchers.
19 Feb 13:34 · Fox News
France Recommends Single Vaccine Dose To Those Who Have Recovered From COVID-19
Paris: France on Friday changed the vaccine recommendation to a single dose for people who have recovered from COVID-19. The public health authority said that people who had earlier been infected with COVID-19 developed an immune response similar to that generated by a dose of the vaccine. Thus, it recommends that a single dose is […]
12 Feb 15:28 · Odisha Bytes
2 doctors get COVID-19 infection 20 days after 1st dose of vaccine
Both are scheduled to receive their second dose of vaccine in a few days
13 Feb 14:46 · The Hindu
'Second Covid-19 vaccine dose not recommended for recipients with neurological effects'
Karnataka would not recommend a second dose for three of 12 AEFI cases, who had neurological effects post-Covid-19 vaccination, said the immunisation officials. The state had, so far, recorded 15
18 Feb 13:51 · Deccan Herald
NHS Lanarkshire has now given over 100,000 people their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
Over 20 per cent of adults in the region have now received their first dose.
16 Feb 13:24 · Daily Record
CDC to investigate death of Nebraska man who received Covid vaccine dose
The CDC and FDA received 1,170 reports of death among individuals in the U.S. who received a Covid vaccine — 0.003% of vaccinated people — between Dec. 14, 2020, and Feb. 7, 2021.
12 Feb 14:54 · CNBC
One dose of COVID-19 vaccine provokes strong immune response in those previously infected
Researchers report preliminary evidence that people previously infected with COVID-19 responded very strongly to one dose of the Pfizer vaccine, regardless of when they were infected and whether or not they had detectable antibodies against COVID-19 prior to receiving the vaccine. The response was so effective that it opens the debate as to whether one dose of the vaccine may suffice. The research also provided evidence that immune response was similar across multi-ethnic groups.
11 Feb 05:00 · EurekAlert!
Second dose of Covid vaccine to be administered from Feb 15, says Rajasthan Health Minister
Rajasthan Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma said that the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be administered from February 15.
14 Feb 15:32 · TimesNowNews.com
Pfizer’s vaccine works well after one dose and doesn’t always need ultracold storage
A study in Israel showed that the vaccine is robustly effective after the first shot, raising the possibility that regulators in some countries could authorize delaying a second dose.
19 Feb 22:59 · The Japan Times
U.S COVID-19 Vaccine Line Jumping ...
In the U.S. some 28 million people have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. But the rollout hasn’t been smooth, and some people have been jumping to the head of the line. VOA’s Veronica Balderas Iglesias found out why.
10 Feb 19:23 · VOA Zimbabwe
Will the Covid vaccine help the world go back to normal?
Israel leads the world in vaccinations per capita, so what has the country learned? Join ISRAEL21c for a discussion with two leading experts in the field.
18 Feb 10:49 · ISRAEL21c
Four Oregon Citizens Test COVID-Positive Two Weeks After Receiving Second Vaccine Dose
It is unclear which of the two available vaccines - Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna - was used to vaccinate the four Oregonians.
14 Feb 12:40 · Sputniknews
Floridians 65+ can now schedule 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccine on-site at state-supported sites
According to the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), all four state-supported vaccination sites will begin scheduling second dose appointments on-site after an individual has received their first dose.
17 Feb 18:14 · ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay
First dose of vaccine provides 67 per cent immunity after three weeks
Professor Tim Spector says the delayed second dose approach is working and lockdown should be liftable within weeks
14 Feb 10:47 · Wales Online
New study reveals Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after one dose
The results of the study give a boost to the UK's policy to delay second doses
19 Feb 09:10 · Metro
Covid: AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine more effective with 3-month gap before second dose, shows study
The efficacy was found to be 81.3% with an interval of 12 weeks between the first and second dose, compared to 55.1% efficacy in case of a six-week gap.
20 Feb 07:52 · Scroll.in
France: Only 1 coronavirus vaccine dose needed for previously infected people
The latest immunological research suggests that people have natural protection after COVID-19 for almost up to six months.
12 Feb 17:41 · POLITICO
COVID-19 vaccine more effective with 2nd dose after 12 weeks, says Kashmir doctors' body
Doctors' Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday claimed that COVID-19 vaccine is more effective when the second dose is given 12 weeks after the first shot.
16 Feb 16:05 · Greater Kashmir
Single dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provokes strong immune response: Study
Researchers from Bar-Ilan University and Ziv Medical Center in Israel noted that the real-world evidence with regard to the COVID-19 vaccine remains scarce even though the clinical trial data are encouraging.
16 Feb 11:25 · Oneindia
Single dose of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine provokes strong immune response: Study
Middle East News: JERUSALEM: People previously infected with the novel coronavirus respond very strongly to single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, regardl.
16 Feb 11:44 · The Times of India
Behind the scenes of the Johnson & Johnson two-dose COVID-19 vaccine trial in south Charlotte
The American Health Research Network in south Charlotte is currently enrolling anyone age 60 and older.
15 Feb 22:50 · WBTV
Pfizer vaccine 85 percent effective after first dose, Israeli study finds
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is 85 percent effective 15-28 days after just one dose, according to a new Israeli study, helping bolster the case for possibly delaying the second dose of vaccine to
19 Feb 13:50 · TheHill
New CDC advice says people are exempt from some COVID-19 quarantine rules after a 2nd vaccine dose
The CDC has published updated guidance on Wednesday, offering a glimpse of how the vaccine rollout can vary public health advice.
11 Feb 11:50 · Business Insider
Study in Israel shows Pfizer vaccine 85% effective after first dose – The Lancet
Researchers saw an 85% reduction of symptomatic COVID-19 between 15 and 28 days after they were given the vaccine.
19 Feb 03:16 · The Indian Express
France says people who have already had Covid-19 should only get ONE vaccine dose - freeing up millions of jabs as EU struggles to get supplies
French health officials said a single dose would be enough to 'remind' the body how to fight off the virus, because an earlier infection would already have generated an immune response.
12 Feb 15:15 · Mail Online
Israeli Study Shows 1 Dose of Vaccine Initiates Strong Immune Response in COVID-19 Recoveries
Not having detectable antibodies after being infected does not necessarily mean that protection following infection is lost.
14 Feb 17:18 · The Jewish Press
COVID-19: Single vaccine jab appears highly effective against COVID-19, experts say
Health authorities in Ottawa said experts were looking at whether one shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine could be almost as good as the recommended two
19 Feb 16:45 · KitchenerToday.com
The second dose of Covid vaccine is needed for complete immunity, infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Offit says
The second dose of Covid-19 vaccine is crucial in creating longer and complete immunity as well as preventing variants of the virus, according to Dr. Paul Offit.
19 Feb 00:58 · CNBC
COVID-19: Pfizer first dose 85% effective after 2-4 weeks: study
The survey was carried out on healthcare workers at the largest hospital in Israel
19 Feb 11:50 · Gulf News