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Survey Shows Deep EMS Involvement in COVID Vaccine Distribution

A new survey is showing exactly how EMS is involved in distributing COVID-19 vaccines and antibody infusions.
This Sept. 2020 photo provided by Johnson & Johnson shows the investigational Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

J&J One-Dose Shot Prevents COVID-19, but Less Than Some Others

J&J said Friday that in the U.S. and seven other countries, the single-shot vaccine was 66% effective overall at preventing moderate to severe illness.
How many variants are there of the COVID-19 virus?

How Many Variants of the Coronavirus Are There?

There are many circulating around the world, but health experts are primarily concerned with the emergence of three.
In this Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, people work near refrigerators used to store the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19, as patients who have received the shot sit in an observation area during a one-day vaccination clinic set up in an Amazon.com facility in Seattle and operated by Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

U.S. Boosting Vaccine Deliveries amid Complaints of Shortages

The U.S. is ramping up deliveries and expects to provide enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by early fall.

Push Dose Epinephrine

Learn more about the importance of push dose epinephrine for hypotension and shock in the prehospital setting.
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Can COVID-19 Vaccines Be Mixed and Matched?

Without any studies, vaccine doses should not be mixed, said Naor Bar-Zeev, a vaccine expert at Johns Hopkins University.
A nursing home resident is vaccinated by a Magen David Adom paramedic.

Magen David Adom Details Experiences in Distributing the Coronavirus Vaccine in Israel

Magen David Adom is passing along its knowledge so that others may learn from its experience in vaccinating the elderly.
Health officials use wireless devices to register people with vaccine appointments at a mass COVID-19 vaccination site outside The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. That's according to a tally Monday by Johns Hopkins University. The grim milestone wasn't entirely unexpected in a state with 40 million residents but its speed was stunning.

Hopeful Signs in CA as Counties Fight for Vaccines

Indicators about the spread of the coronavirus showed what the top health official called “rays of hope” amid the deadliest days of the pandemic.
A doctor inoculates Herri Rehfeld, 92, against the new coronavirus with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at the vaccination center at the Messe Berlin trade fair grounds on the center's opening day in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.

WHO: ‘Not Right’ to Vaccinate Young Before Old

Only 25 vaccine doses have been provided in a single poor country, while over 39 million doses have been administered in nearly 50 richer nations.
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NJ Teen EMS Volunteer Qualifies for COVID Dose, Can’t Find Pfizer Vaccine

Kelsey Quinones is 16 years old, and can only receive the Pfizer vaccine, which is cleared for people as young as 16.