S.African scientist: data show J&J vaccine works well against Delta variant  National PostView Full coverage on Google News
JOHANNESBURG — Data from laboratory studies show Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine works well against the Delta variant that now dominates new infections in…

S.African scientist: data show J&J vaccine works well against Delta variant | National Post

The healthcare company said that its vaccine was 85 per cent effective and could also help prevent hospitalization and death against the highly transmissible strain.The healthcare company said that its vaccine was 85 per cent effective and could also help prevent hospitalization and death against the highly transmissible strain.

Johnson & Johnson says its COVID-19 vaccine strong against Delta variant in new study - National | Globalnews.ca

The latest alarming coronavirus variant is exploiting low global vaccination rates and a rush to ease pandemic restrictions, adding new urgency to the...The latest alarming coronavirus variant is exploiting low global vaccination rates and a rush to ease pandemic restrictions, adding new urgency to the...

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Here's what experts think about mixing vaccines and if there's a need for an extra dose with the delta coronavirus variant.Here's what experts think about mixing vaccines and if there's a need for an extra dose with the delta coronavirus variant.

Should You Get A Pfizer Or Moderna COVID-19 Booster If You Had The Johnson & Johnson Shot? | HuffPost Life

A top U.S. official suggested that J&J vaccine likely protects against the delta variant. Michigan announces vaccine sweepstakes. Latest COVID news.A top U.S. official suggested that J&J vaccine likely protects against the delta variant. Michigan announces vaccine sweepstakes. Latest COVID news.

US COVID-19 cases 10% higher this week; J&J vaccine; delta variant

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said late Thursday that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine showed strong promise against the Delta variant and other emerging strains and also provided durable protection against the infection more broadly.Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said late Thursday that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine showed strong promise against the Delta variant and other emerging strains and also provided durable protection against the infection more broadly.

J&J's COVID-19 vaccine shows promise against Delta variant | Reuters

Despite good progress, a very large proportion of the population remains unprotected from Covid-19Despite good progress, a very large proportion of the population remains unprotected from Covid-19

The Irish Times view on the vaccination programme: keeping pace

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Want to turn back the threat of the delta variant? Get vaccinated. It’s free, it’s easy and it’s the best and only way to put the pandemic in our collective rearview mirror.Want to turn back the threat of the delta variant? Get vaccinated. It’s free, it’s easy and it’s the best and only way to put the pandemic in our collective rearview mirror.

Editorial: Feels like we’re there, but we’re not. The Delta variant is in the way. - Chicago Tribune

The Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are thought to be effective against the highly transmissible delta variant, meaning another major wave of infections and hospitalizations is unlikely.The Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are thought to be effective against the highly transmissible delta variant, meaning another major wave of infections and hospitalizations is unlikely.

Vaccinated people safe from delta variant and other COVID-19 mutations

Johnson & Johnson said Thursday its vaccine is effective against the delta variant of...Johnson & Johnson said Thursday its vaccine is effective against the delta variant of...

J&J says its vaccine is effective against contagious delta variant

Data showed that the durability of the immune response lasted through at least eight months, the company said.Data showed that the durability of the immune response lasted through at least eight months, the company said.

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HONOLULU — Hawaii officials are extending a vaccination incentive program to get more shots in arms. Hawaii Public Radio reports a second round of vaccine incentives will be launched this month. People can register for the second round of incentives beginning July 12, with new prizes include cars, cash and furniture. The incentive programs have been funded by local businesses. The state Department of Health says the state’s current incentive program contributed to a 30% increase in vaccinationsHONOLULU — Hawaii officials are extending a vaccination incentive program to get more shots in arms. Hawaii Public Radio reports a second round of vaccine incentives will be launched this month. People can register for the second round of incentives beginning July 12, with new prizes include cars, cash and furniture. The incentive programs have been funded by local businesses. The state Department of Health says the state’s current incentive program contributed to a 30% increase in vaccinations

The Latest: Hawaii extends virus vaccine incentive program

Some countries have already rolled out plans for COVID vaccine boosters. Here's where the US is right now.Some countries have already rolled out plans for COVID vaccine boosters. Here's where the US is right now.

Everything we know so far about COVID boosters - CNET

The Latest: SKorea sees biggest daily virus jump in 6 months | 2021-07-02 10:57:11The Latest: SKorea sees biggest daily virus jump in 6 months | 2021-07-02 10:57:11

The Latest: SKorea sees biggest daily virus jump in 6 months | Taiwan News | 2021-07-02 10:57:11

'Delta dominant and not fully vaccinated': WHO outlines COVID-19's hold over Europe by August"Last week the number of cases rose by 10 per cent driven by increased mixing, travel gatherings and easing of social restrictions," WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said.

'Delta dominant and not fully vaccinated': WHO outlines COVID-19's hold over Europe by August | Euronews

J&J's data, backed up by South African's Medical Research Council, showed the immune response lasted for at least eight months, and could prevent serious illness and hospitalization. Follow DW for the latest. J&J's data, backed up by South African's Medical Research Council, showed the immune response lasted for at least eight months, and could prevent serious illness and hospitalization. Follow DW for the latest.

Coronavirus digest: J&J vaccine effective against delta variant | News | DW | 02.07.2021

The four coronavirus vaccines being administered in the European Union appear to offer protection against the rapidly spreading Delta variant, the European Medicines Agency said on Thursday. The four coronavirus vaccines being administered in the European Union appear to offer protection against the rapidly spreading Delta variant, the European Medicines Agency said on Thursday. 

EU-approved vaccines appear to protect against Delta strain, says watchdog

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Some experts interpret the evidence in favor of taking an mRNA booster to thwart Delta infectionSome experts interpret the evidence in favor of taking an mRNA booster to thwart Delta infection

People Seek Out mRNA Boosters for J&J Vaccine | MedPage Today

The results follow similar announcements about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, in the fight against the fast-spreading delta strain. The results follow similar announcements about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, in the fight against the fast-spreading delta strain.

Johnson & Johnson's COVID Vaccine Is Effective Against The Delta Variant, Studies Find : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

A new study in the UK, by researchers at Imperial College London, The Francis Crick Institute and the University of Glasgow, explores the loss of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine efficacy against the virus behind the current pandemic caused by the emergence of newer variants that have undergone mutational escape.A new study in the UK, by researchers at Imperial College London, The Francis Crick Institute and the University of Glasgow, explores the loss of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine efficacy against the virus behind the current pandemic caused by the emergence of newer variants that have undergone mutational escape.

Is the SARS-CoV-2 delta variant threatening vaccine efficacy?

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Authorities in the Indonesian city of Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta are holding a mass coronavirus vaccination for 25,000 people at the city’s main stadium Thursday. Officials say more than 1,500 health care workers, including 550 giving shots, are involved in the one-day effort. The city’s program is part of Indonesia’s campaign to boost the number of daily vaccinations to 1 million doses in July and 2 million in August.Authorities in the Indonesian city of Bekasi on the outskirts of Jakarta are holding a mass coronavirus vaccination for 25,000 people at the city’s main stadium Thursday. Officials say more than 1,500 health care workers, including 550 giving shots, are involved in the one-day effort. The city’s program is part of Indonesia’s campaign to boost the number of daily vaccinations to 1 million doses in July and 2 million in August.

The Latest: Indonesia city holds mass vaccination program

New variants of COVID-19 around the world, particularly the delta strain that arose from India, have people and scientists worried about whether the...New variants of COVID-19 around the world, particularly the delta strain that arose from India, have people and scientists worried about whether the...

Double dose COVID-19 vaccine effective against delta variant: EMA | Daily Sabah

The Delta COVID-19 variant is causing coronavirus cases to surge around the globe. Yet Wall Street financiers are not panicking, hopeful that vaccination campaigns will prevent the need for more lockdowns that will put a wrench in the economy.

Wall Street is not concerned about the Delta variant. Here’s why. - nj.com

Many Chicago area counties and the city as a whole will meet Pres. Biden's goal to have 70% of adults with at least one COVID vaccine before July 4.Many Chicago area counties and the city as a whole will meet President Biden's goal to have 70% of adults with at least one COVID vaccine before July 4.

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COVID vaccine: Chicago area counties exceed Biden's 70% goal, communities of color lag in city

COVID vaccine: Chicago area counties exceed Biden's 70% goal, communities of color lag in city | abc7chicago.com

This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.This week marked the six-month mark in the vaccine rollout.

Six months into 2021, how close is Ireland to vaccinating 80% of the population?

Just 43pc of people in their 60s are fully vaccinated compared to 78pc of those in their 50s, it has emerged.Just 43pc of people in their 60s are fully vaccinated compared to 78pc of those in their 50s, it has emerged.

Vaccines gap revealed as just 43pc of those in 60s got jab - Independent.ie

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Professor Penny Moore and Glenda Gray have given some good news about the efficacy of vaccines in South Africa against the Delta and Beta variants of the…Professor Penny Moore and Glenda Gray have given some good news about the efficacy of vaccines in South Africa against the Delta and Beta variants of the coronavirus.

Deadlier coronavirus variant in South Africa — what you should know

Delta is coming. But contrary to alarmists at home and abroad, there is little reason to panic.Delta is coming. But contrary to alarmists at home and abroad, there is little reason to panic.

Stop panicking about ‘Delta’: Vaccines are effective against ALL strains of COVID

With concerns surrounding the Delta coronavirus variant rising globally, how effective are the current vaccines in the U.S. at protecting against the new...With concerns surrounding the Delta coronavirus variant rising globally, how effective are the current vaccines in the U.S. at protecting against the new version of the virus? According to medical experts, the three vaccines currently available each offer protection. Here’s a breakdown of each vaccine and what you should know: How effective are the COVID vaccines overall? In clinical trials, Moderna’s…

Pfizer, Moderna, J&J Vaccines: Efficacy as Delta Variant Concerns Rise – NBC Boston

"At the moment, it seems that the four vaccines approved in the EU protect against all virus strains circulating in Europe, including the delta variant.""At the moment, it seems that the four vaccines approved in the EU protect against all virus strains circulating in Europe, including the delta variant."

Two doses of all EU vaccines protect against Delta variant, EMA says

The vaccine also produced long-lasting immune responses, researchers said. Booster shots seem unnecessary, at least for now.The vaccine also produced long-lasting immune responses, researchers said. Booster shots seem unnecessary, at least for now.

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The findings disclosed by J&J on Thursday were from two studies. The company has submitted data as a preprint to the website bioRxiv ahead of peer review. | World NewsThe findings disclosed by J&J on Thursday were from two studies. The company has submitted data as a preprint to the website bioRxiv ahead of peer review.

Covid vaccine neutralises Delta variant, lasts at least 8 months: J&J | World News - Hindustan Times

All signs indicate the COVID-19 vaccine does a good job of protecting against the more dangerous Delta variant, but certain people may want to consider masking...All signs indicate the COVID-19 vaccine does a good job of protecting against the more dangerous Delta variant, but certain people may want to consider masking up.

Texas Vaccine Scientist Says COVID-19 Shots Work – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

As concerns surrounding the delta variant rise globally, with the new variant believed to be behind multiple surges, could it lead to another surge in Chicago?As concerns surrounding the delta variant rise globally, with the new variant believed to be behind multiple surges, could it lead to another surge in Chicago?

Could Delta Variant Lead to Another Surge in Chicago? Here’s What City’s Top Doc Thinks – NBC Chicago

The new findings “reinforce the ability of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to help protect the health of people globally,” said J&J Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels.The new findings “reinforce the ability of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to help protect the health of people globally,” said J&J Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels.

J&J COVID-19 vaccine shows promising early signs of protecting against Delta variant | Fox Business

People who haven't gotten their second shot of Moderna or Pfizer can still get it and have a fully effective vaccination series, experts sayPeople who need a second shot urged to get one soon

Partially vaccinated people susceptible to Delta variant

“Right now, we have no information to suggest that you need a second shot after J&J, even with the delta variant,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on NBC’s “Today” show.“Right now, we have no information to suggest that you need a second shot after J&J, even with the delta variant,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on NBC’s “Today” show.

CDC director steers clear of recommending booster for people who got Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine - The Boston Globe

Fears of the Delta variant of COVID-19 are growing, but DC Health is telling those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine they're OK without a booster.Fears of the Delta variant of COVID-19 are growing, but DC Health is telling those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine they're OK without a booster.

DC Health: At This Time, People Who Got J&J Vaccine Don't Need Booster

With the highly infectious Delta variant becoming dominant in South Africa, the health department says there is no data yet to assess the efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against it. With the highly infectious Delta variant becoming dominant in South Africa, the health department says there is no data yet to assess the efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine against it.

Covid-19: No data to assess J&J jab's efficacy against Delta variant, Parliament hears | News24

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COVID-19 variants of concern are spreading faster and faster across Arkansas. Health officials say vaccines are the greatest line of defense against them, but there’s still much to learn. There are currently more than 3,000 active coronavirus cases in Arkansas. Dr. Jennifer Dillaha with the Arkansas Department of Health said they’ve identified at least 60 cases of the Delta Variant out of over 1,000 specimens tested, but the actual number is likely much higher.COVID-19 variants of concern are spreading faster and faster across Arkansas. Health officials say vaccines are the greatest line of defense against them, but there’s still much to learn. There are currently more than 3,000 active coronavirus cases in Arkansas. Dr. Jennifer Dillaha with the Arkansas Department of Health said they’ve identified at least 60 cases of the Delta Variant out of over 1,000 specimens tested, but the actual number is likely much higher.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine effectivity uncertain against COVID-19 variants | KATV

Johnson & Johnson vaccine effectivity uncertain against COVID-19 variants

Johnson & Johnson said late Thursday that preliminary data shows its single-shot vaccine is effective against the fast-spreading Delta variant of COVID-19 that was first discovered in India.Johnson & Johnson said late Thursday that preliminary data shows its single-shot vaccine is effective against the fast-spreading Delta variant of COVID-19 that was first discovered in India.

Early data shows Johnson & Johnson vaccine works against Delta variant