Tag Archives: Covid

CVS stops giving J&J Covid vaccines in pharmacies, still offers shots at some MinuteClinics

CVS Health has stopped offering Johnson & Johnson‘s single-dose Covid-19 vaccine in its pharmacies, now only making the shots available in roughly 10% of its retail locations, the company told CNBC on Wednesday. The drugstore chain said it made the change over the past several weeks. It said customers can still get the shots at almost… Read More »

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters, delta has fewer genetic changes than earlier versions of the coronavirus. “When people saw that the epidemic in India was driven by delta, they did not suspect it would be so bad or overtake other variants,” said… Read More »

Israel says Pfizer Covid vaccine is just 39% effective as delta spreads, but still prevents severe illness

People receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside a Covid-19 mass vaccination center at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the dominant strain, but still… Read More »

National ballet company predicts largest audiences in years for its return after Covid halt

The American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced it will be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff… Read More »