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COVID vaccines may impair long-term immunity to the virus

Research suggests that vaccination against COVID via mRNA vaccines may reduce body's ability to produce key type of antibody.

COVID vaccines may impair long-term immunity to the virus

Pfizer vaccine generates strong immune response in children under 5

Third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine found to be effective and safe in children aged 6 months to five years.

Pfizer vaccine generates strong immune response in under-5s

Report: US to authorize Pfizer booster for 5-to-11-year-olds

CDC vaccine experts reportedly to meet Thursday to discuss Pfizer's request for booster for children.

US to authorize Pfizer booster for 5-to-11-year-olds

Pfizer announces almost $15 billion in 1st quarter earnings, mostly from COVID vaccine

Profits during this period rose by 61 percent.

$15 billion in 1st quarter earnings, mostly from COVID vaccine

Study: Fourth vaccine dose improves protection by a factor of about 3

Data from Israel finds fourth vaccine dose improves protection against severe disease in persons aged over 60 by a factor of about three.

Fourth vaccine improves protection by a factor of about 3

Germany: Man gets dozens of COVID vaccines in order to sell forged passes

60-year-old man allegedly got 90 shots in order to sell forged vaccination cards to people not wanting to get vaccinated themselves.

Man gets dozens of COVID vaccines in order to sell forged passes

Moderna seeks authorization for fourth booster

Moderna asks FDA to authorize fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as booster dose for all adults.

Moderna seeks authorization for fourth booster

Iran returns thousands of COVID vaccines because they were manufactured in the US

Iran’s Supreme Leader banned the country from importing American vaccines last year.

Iran returns COVID vaccines manufactured in the US

Israel ends ban on unvaccinated tourists, drops school COVID tests

After two years of strictly limiting entry to non-citizens, Israel to open its doors to most tourists - regardless of vaccination status.

Israel ends ban on unvaccinated tourists, school COVID tests

Moderna CEO: Omicron-specific booster could be ready by August

CEO of Moderna says firm is still gathering clinical data on Omicron-specific booster.

'Omicron-specific booster could be ready by August'

EMA investigating menstrual irregularities following COVID shot

European Medicines Agency says it is 'assessing reported cases of heavy menstrual bleeding and absence of menstruation' following the shots.

EMA investigating menstrual irregularities following COVID shot

Report: Johnson &Johnson suspends production of COVID vaccine

Johnson & Johnson has temporarily suspended production of its COVID-19 vaccine at plant in the Dutch city of Leiden.

Report: J&J suspends production of COVID vaccine

Israel may soon deliberate on COVID vaccines for kids over six months

Israeli vaccine regulators may soon began deliberations on COVID vaccines for kids as young as six months, as FDA decision expected in weeks

Israel may soon rule on COVID vaccines for kids 6 months and up

US Army to discharge vaccine refusers

US Army announces that soldiers who refuse to get COVID-19 vaccine will be immediately discharged.

US Army to discharge vaccine refusers

Pfizer seeks US approval of COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5

Pfizer and BioNTech officially announce they are seeking emergency use authorization of their COVID-19 vaccine for children under age 5.

Pfizer seeks US approval of vaccine for children under 5

Recordings: Possible botched administration of COVID vaccine on kids

Whistleblower recordings released by Project Veritas indicate negligent administration of COVID vaccine under NY healthcare provider.

Recordings: Possible botched administration of COVID vax on kidsplayer

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Pfizer, BioNTech, expected to request emergency use authorization for 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series for children 6 months to 5 years.

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax files for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine for US adults.

Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine

FDA fully approves Moderna COVID vaccine

Moderna vaccine becomes 2nd COVID vaccine to be fully approved for adults by the FDA, about 1/2 year after the Pfizer vaccine was approved.

FDA fully approves Moderna COVID vaccine

Was the Pandemic caused by a leaked bioweapon or a mishap in the vaccine race?

Glenn Beck's explanation of the corona story begins in 2002, with a SARS outbreak in China that became a worldwide health threat. Op-ed.

Did a bioweapon leak or vaccine race mishap cause the pandemic?

RFK Jr. apologizes for Holocaust - vaccine mandate comparison following wife's criticism

RFK Jr. curbs his enthusiasm for COVID Holocaust analogies following prompt from wife Cheryl Hines.

RFK Jr. apologizes for Holocaust - vaccine mandate comparison

Pfizer and BioNTech launch Omicron vaccine trial

Pfizer and BioNTech begin enrollment for clinical trial to test their Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer and BioNTech launch Omicron vaccine trial

Was 9-year old girl arrested by NYPD for not having a vax card?

Social media video claims to show NYPD arresting nine-year old girl for not having a vaccination pass at Museum of Natural History.

Was 9-year old girl arrested by NYPD for not having vax card?player

Austria approves vaccine mandate for adults

Austria’s parliament votes in favor of COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults aged 18 and over starting February 1.

Austria approves vaccine mandate for adults

Israeli vaccine official: No point in maintaining Green Pass right now

Professor Cyrille Cohen says 'it's not a secret' Green Pass is about 'encouraging vaccination,' and anyone who wanted shot already got it.

Israeli vaccine official: No point in maintaining Green Passplayer

Study: Vaccine may reduce cases of 'long COVID'

Most common long-term symptoms reduced by 50-80% in vaccinated individuals who were infected.

Study: Vaccine may reduce cases of 'long COVID'

Study: 4th vaccine dose not very effective against Omicron

Early results from Sheba Medical Center study on 4th doses of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines show increase in antibodies. but low effectiveness.

4th vaccine dose not very effective against Omicron

US Supreme Court intervenes to block Biden's vaccine mandate

Court nullifies Biden administration vaccine mandate on large companies - but narrowly votes to uphold mandate on healthcare facilities.

US Supreme Court overturns Biden's vaccine mandate

Ohio Republican congressman apologizes for likening vaccine mandates to Nazi-era measures

Warren Davidson, Ohio GOP Congressman, apologizes for posting Nazi health card in attack on DC vaccine mandate.

Ohio congressman apologizes for likening vax mandates to Nazism

EU regulators warn against repeated COVID booster shots

European Union's vaccine regulators say excessive use of COVID booster shots could impair immune response, lead to system 'overload'.

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NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vaccine mandates to Nazism

'This isn't Nazi Germany,' says Queens Republican in criticism of vaccine mandates she later walked back.

NYC Council member apologizes for comparing vax mandate to Nazis

Pfizer CEO: Vaccine for Omicron will be ready in March

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla says the company is already manufacturing doses of its vaccine that targets Omicron variant.

Pfizer CEO: Vaccine for Omicron will be ready in March

Heart inflammation risk rises dramatically for young with booster shots

New research suggests heart inflammation may be more common than initially believed, becomes more likely among young with booster shots.

Heart inflammation risk rises with booster shots

Brazil's President criticizes children's vaccines

Jair Bolsonaro criticizes country's health regulator for authorizing vaccination of children aged 5 to 11.

Brazil's President criticizes children's vaccines

President Isaac Herzog receives fourth vaccine dose

President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog receive fourth vaccine dose at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center.

Herzog receives fourth vaccine dose

CDC experts recommend boosters for teens

Panel of experts advising CDC votes to recommend Pfizer booster shots for 12- to 15-year-olds.

CDC experts recommend boosters for teens

Nearly 900 children hospitalized with flu since start of winter

Most flu cases are Type A, included in this year's flu vaccine.

Nearly 900 children hospitalized with flu since start of winter

MDA kicks off 4th dose vaccination drive for elderly Israelis

Magen David Adom began vaccinating the elderly in residential homes with the fourth vaccine

MDA kicks off 4th dose vaccination drive for elderly Israelis

Dr. Orly Greenfeld: 'COVID-19 can cause complications, effects lasting a long time'

'We don't want herd immunity for an illness like this, goal is to prevent infection as much as possible,' Dr. Orly Greenfeld says.

'COVID-19 can cause complications, effects lasting a long time'

America’s biggest military stories in 2021

Amid challenging times, here are the five gravest challenges the Pentagon faced during the past 12 months: Op-ed.

America’s biggest military stories in 2021