The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be authorized for emergency use in a matter of days. This highly anticipated vaccine does not require a second dose, nor does it need to be stored in ultra cold freezers.
An infectious disease doctor with UVA says there are still misconceptions surrounding how the COVID-19 vaccines work because the science is not yet settled, but recent data suggests these medicines can be the key to ending the pandemic.
The Virginia Department of Health says it ran into a roadblock this week with COVID-19 vaccine deliveries. More than 105,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine got held up in transit due to winter weather troubles.
Virginia's secretary of public safety and homeland security says the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in correctional centers is going smoothly, but some prisoners report harsh conditions and a chaotic rollout as coronavirus cases remain in the hundreds.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has joined Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser in requesting increased federal support in administering the COVID-19 vaccine to essential workers.
After CVS announced it will begin administering coronavirus vaccines to Virginians ages 65 and older on Friday, February 12, many people were left wondering why they don’t qualify for these vaccinations even though they’re at high risk.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s leading infectious-disease scientist, has estimated that somewhere between 70% and 85% of the U.S. population needs to get inoculated to stop the scourge that has killed close to 470,000 Americans.
Roughly one-in-five Virginians say they will never get vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to a new survey released by The Wason Center for Civic Leadership at Christopher Newport University.
There are many reasons to breathe a sigh of relief after you get your second COVID-19 vaccination, but a UVA Health doctor says life will not return back to normal immediately after receiving both doses.